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Little Free Library Take Over in Lincoln, Nebraska   Shout out from Book Riot: “After six of the city’s fifty Little Free Libraries were ‘robbed,’ the community stepped up to refill them. Even the University of Nebraska Press donated books to the cause.” Media mention from Channel 8, ABC KLKN-TV: ” ‘You can’t steal a free book, but you can steal the experience from the next person,’ says Ockander. The University of Nebraska Press wants to help bring the experience back.” UNP quoted in the Omaha World-Herald: “The donations aren’t in response to the theft, just a nice coincidence. ‘It was incredibly … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

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Books Micah Goodman, Maimonides and the Book that Changed Judaism Praise from Publishers  Weekly: “suitable for both spiritual seekers and intellectually curious laypeople . . . Goodman’s explanation of Maimonides’s Guide concentrates on the most fundamental question of the Guide: what constitutes a life well-lived? Goodman considers the aim of the Guide in its original context and its impact on Judaism in previous ages, as well as its continued relevance, particularly its value to people living in a post-modernist, skeptical age.” Ross Coen, Fu-Go Recommendation from Military Review: “Coen, a historian of the American West, weaves thorough research into a well-written narrative. His description . … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

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Books In Cold Storage by James W. Hewitt Review from Federal Trial Judge blog Hercules and the Umpire: “What makes the book sing is the writing. The reader is patiently told of the facts with the skill of the best newspaper writer. We learn the texture and the feel of the place and the people. The official story is told, and then deconstructed with the scalpel of an experienced lawyer.” From the Mouths of Dogs by B. J. Hollars From Kirkus Reviews: “An honest, heartwarming choice for animal lovers.” The Battle for Paradise by Jeremy Evans Also from Kirkus Reviews: “Evans … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS