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    • All About Books: February 25, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Beneath the Lion's Gaze revolution Ethiopia 1974 Half Moon Henry Hudson and Voyage that Redrew Map of New World Hunter northwest passage 1609
    • Charles Stephen scrutinizes Maaza Mengiste's 'Beneath the Lion's Gaze,' a picture of the revolution and aftermath that struck famine-ridden Ethiopia in 1974, told through the eyes of a fictional doctor and his family. Stephen also uncovers 'Half...
    • All About Books: April 1, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Griffith Travel as a Political Act Steves Churchill's Bunker The Cabinet War Rooms and Culture of Secrecy in Wartime London Holmes Great Britain United Kingdom UK World War...
    • Guest reviewer Rev. Stephen Griffith opens up 'Travel as a Political Act' by PBS travel host Rick Steves, which invites travelers to not just enjoy their excursions, but also learn from them. Charles Stephen delves into 'Churchill's Bunker: The...
    • All About Books: January 7, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen guest reviewer Susan The Girl Who Played With Fire Larssen When You Were a Tadpole and I Was Fish Other Speculations About This That Gardner
    • Guest reviewer Susan Stephen warms up with 'The Girl Who Played With Fire,' the second installment of the Swedish mystery trilogy by Stieg Larssen. Charles Stephen immerses himself in 'When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish: And Other...
    • All About Books: March 25, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Heresy Parris England Queen Elizabeth I The Pluto Files Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet Neil deGrasse Tyson Kuiper Belt
    • Charles Stephen examines 'Heresy' by S.J. Parris, an historical thriller set amidst the unsettled times of Queen Elizabeth I. Stephen also looks up Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet,' a fun and...
    • All About Books: March 11, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Hot Flat and Crowded Why We Need a Green Revolution How It Can Renew America Friedman New York Times
    • Charles Stephen navigates Thomas L. Friedman's 'Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America,' which contains reflections from the New York Times columnist about the dangers facing society and the planet.
    • All About Books: April 29, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Leach Columbine Cullen
    • Guest reviewer Pat Leach presents 'Columbine' by Dave Cullen, a thoroughly-researched, comprehensive account of the high school massacre, which dispells many popular myths surrounding the incident and examines the complex motives of the...
    • All About Books: February 4, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Marriage and Other Acts of Charity Braestrup memoir chaplain Maine Warden Service interview
    • Charles Stephen interviews Kate Braestrup, author of 'Marriage and Other Acts of Charity,' a memoir of love and loss by a chaplain in the Maine Warden Service.
    • All About Books: March 18, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Mrs. Adams in Winter A Journey the Last Days of Napoleon O'Brien Louisa St. Petersburg Paris winter 1815 Bag in the Wind Ted Kooser Pulitzer Prize poet
    • Charles Stephen thaws out 'Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon,' an account of Louisa Adams' trip from St. Petersburg to Paris in the winter of 1815, expanded by author Michael O'Brien from her memoir of the journey....
    • All About Books: February 18, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Naff Open Agassi autobiography tennis
    • Guest reviewer Clay Naff discusses 'Open' by Andre Agassi, a frank autobiography by the famed tennis pro.
    • All About Books: December 10, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Otis Young Finken host co-host
    • Otis Young, co-host of our 'All About Books,' has passed away. NET Manager Nancy Finken talks with Charles Stephen who has co-hosted the program with Otis for more than 20 years. A tribute program will be broadcast next week.
    • All About Books: December 17, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Otis Young host co-host top picks favorites 2009
    • Charles Stephen shares his own and Otis Young's list of favorite books from the last year. Otis passed away last week; he will be greatly missed by all. The favorites list can be downloaded at http://netnebraska.org/radio/aab_best_of_2009.pdf.
    • All About Books: December 24, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Posthumous Keats A Personal Biography Plumly Darwin's Armada Four Voyages and the Battle for Theory of Evolution McCalman Darwin Beagle
    • Charles Stephen reflects on 'Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography' by Stanley Plumly, a portrait of the poet's last years, painted by the actions and lives of those around him. Stephen also engages with Iain McCalman's 'Darwin's Armada: Four...
    • All About Books: January 21, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Ransom Malouf The Illiad Priam Troy Hector Achilles Runner Perry Jane Whitefield series
    • Charles Stephen unwraps Australian author David Malouf's 'Ransom,' a retelling of a story from 'The Illiad,' in which King Priam of Troy tries to recover the body of his son Hector from the vengeful Achilles. Stephen also tracks down 'Runner,' the...
    • All About Books: May 20, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Silk Parachute McPhee New Yorker Whirlwind The Air War Against Japan 1942-1945 Tillman WWII Pacific
    • Charles Stephen opens up 'Silk Parachute,' a collection of essays by 'New Yorker' writer John McPhee on far flung topics like geology, lacrosse, cameras, and, of course, a silk parachute. Stephen also takes a peek at 'Whirlwind: The Air War Against...
    • All About Books: May 6, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Tears in the Darkness Story of Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath Philippines WWII Norman Complete Poems Parker
    • Charles Stephen reveals Michael and Elizabeth M. Norman's 'Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath,' a wrenching illustrated account of the human suffering endured in the Philippines during WWII. Stephen also...
    • All About Books: December 31, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen The Lost Art of Gratitude Smith Dalhousie Deaf Sentence Lodge hearing loss Treasure Island Stevenson
    • Charles Stephen reviews three works of fiction: 'The Lost Art of Gratitude' by Alexander McCall Smith, another mystery novel featuring Scottish philosopher-sleuth Isabel Dalhousie; 'Deaf Sentence' by David Lodge, a sensitive and humorous story of a...
    • All About Books: April 8, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen The Man from Saigon Leimbach Vietnam War Vietcong Treasure Hunt Lescroart
    • Charles Stephen reviews 'The Man from Saigon,' by Marti Leimbach, a novel about a female magazine reporter sent to Vietnam during the war. Her life there includes an affair with a fellow journalist, increasingly dangerous reporting, and eventual...
    • All About Books: March 4, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen The Savage Text Use and Abuse of Bible Thatcher Paganini's Ghost Adam mystery music Gianni Castiglione luthier
    • Guest reviewer Rev. Don Hanway illuminates 'The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible' by Adrian Thatcher, which focuses on the changed perception of the Bible in modern times. Charles Stephen reveals 'Paganini's Ghost' by Paul Adam, a new...

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