Tag Archives: One Book One Nebraska

October 20

A Celebration of Nebraska Books

Tomorrow is the Nebraska Center for the Book’s Celebration of Nebraska Books at the Nebraska History Museum! Winners of the 2017 Nebraska Book Awards will be honored and the celebration will include readings by some of the winning authors, designers, and illustrators of books with a Nebraska connection published in 2017. This year, UNP is […]

February 22

2017 One Book One Cozad

  Not long after Black Elk Speaks was chosen as this year’s One Book One Nebraska, there was another book announcement. One particular town in western Nebraska would be reading one other UNP book this year. Chosen from the Nebraska sesquicentennial reading list, residents of Cozad will be encouraged to read Pioneer Girl: A True Story of Growing Up on the […]

January 18

The Marketeers Club: I tried

Anna Weir is a publicist who reads with a pen and a cup of tea close at hand. It’s this time of year, smack dab in the middle of January, that people bail out of their New Year’s resolutions. I don’t mean to be poking fun at those who, although they started the year with […]

January 09

2017 One Book One Nebraska

A shining classic amid 150 outstanding books For the past twelve years, the Nebraska Center for the Book has selected one book for the year as its pick for book clubs, schools, and casual reading across Nebraska. The One Book One Nebraska reading program encourages Nebraskans across the state to read and discuss one book, chosen from books […]

November 10

2015 One Book One Nebraska

  Nebraska Native’s Vietnam memoir chosen for 2015 One Book One Nebraska Nebraskans have new required reading material. The 2015 One Book One Nebraska selection is Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting (University of Nebraska Press, May 2013) by Beverly Deepe Keever, who was born and raised outside of Hebron, […]

Off the Shelf: Local Wonders by Ted Kooser

Read an excerpt from the 2011 One Book One Nebraska selection, Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps by Ted Kooser: "In the weeks just before Christmas, my father’s store was busiest, its narrow aisles crowded with shoppers, its carefully arranged displays rumpled and disarrayed, and its floors slippery with melting snow. On Saturdays and […]