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All About Books: "Stalin's Daughter" by Rosemary Sullivan

"Stalin's Daughter" by Rosemary Sullivan. The autobiography of a woman born into an extraordinary moment in history and her search for love, a place to call home, and a normal life.

All About Books: "Stalin's Daughter" by Rosemary Sullivan

All About Books: "The Bones of Paradise" by Jonas Agee

UNL Professor and author, Jonis Agee talks to host Pat Leach about her new novel "The Bones of Paradise". Set in the Sand Hills, it tells the story of family strife and murder in the aftermath of Wounded Knee.

All About Books: "The Bones of Paradise" by Jonas Agee

All About Books: "The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery

"The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery. In this engaging book of natural science, you'll meet a bizarre, alien-like creature with extraordinary intelligence, abilities and emotions.

All About Books: "The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery

All About Books: UNL's Andy Jewell talks about Willa Cather's "My Antonia"

UNL Professor Andy Jewell joins Pat Leach to discuss a "Nebraska 150 Book List" selection, Willa Cather's "My Antonia." Why this familiar novel is worth re-reading even if we encountered it long ago at school.

All About Books: UNL's Andy Jewell talks about Willa Cather's "My Antonia"

All About Books: "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Written as a collection of letters to his black, teenaged son, Coates writes a memoir of his life- from the tough neighborhoods of Baltimore, to the campus of Howard Univeristy.

All About Books: "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

All About Books: "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" by Caitlin Doughty

Pat Leach welcomes Lincoln book store owner Cinnamon Dokken, who reviews, "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory" by Caitlin Doughty. A behind-the-scenes look at funeral practices.

All About Books: "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" by Caitlin Doughty

All About Books: "This is the Life" by Alex Shearer

"This is the Life" by Alex Shearer. A novel of two estranged brothers who come together when one of them discovers he has a brain tumor, and the other emerges as his caretaker.

All About Books: "This is the Life" by Alex Shearer

All About Books: Interview with poet, Marjorie Saiser

Pat Leach talks with Nebraska poet Marjorie Saiser about writing and her new book, "I Have Nothing to Say About Fire."

All About Books: Interview with poet, Marjorie Saiser

All About Books: "Have You Ever Had a Family: A Novel" by Bill Clegg

"Have You Ever Had a Family: A Novel" by Bill Clegg. The night before her daughter's wedding, a horrible tragedy strikes a woman. She tries to flee her grief by driving as far from her Connecticut home as possible.

All About Books: "Have You Ever Had a Family: A Novel" by Bill Clegg

All About Books: Guest reviewer Richard Graham introduces graphic novels

Guest reviewer Richard Graham introduces Pat Leach to graphic novels and their history. He reviews "A Soldier's Heart", Carol Tyler's memoir of trying to get to know her World War 2 veteran father.

All About Books: Guest reviewer Richard Graham introduces graphic novels

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