Reading List: Nebraska Book Festival
The Nebraska Book Festival is tomorrow at the University of Nebraska Omaha Weitz Community Engagement Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The festival is free and open to the public. UNP will be displaying a number of books with a Nebraska topic or Nebraska author. Here are a few notable Nebraska books to add to your shelf.
Nebraska native Clayton Anderson’s memoir chronicling his quest to become an astronaut.
Creighton University law professor Steve Seiberson recounts a series of global mountaineering expeditions with the focus on the interesting happenings along the way as much as the climbing.
Ted Kooser’s short, accessible set of prose observations about nature, place, and time, arranged according to the calendar year.
Nebraska native Beverly Deepe Keever’s story of being a female war correspondent, the longest-serving Western reporter of the Vietnam War. This memoir is also the 2015 One Book One Nebraska selection!
A collection of essays on prairie wildlife and ecology by respected author and scholar Paul A. Johnsgard.