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2015 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the Library at noon.

January14

February 11

March 12--Dinner Meeting (Time and Place TBA)

April 8

May 13

June/July/August--No Meetings

September 9

October 14

November 12--Dinner Meeting (Time and Place TBA)

December--No Meeting

2015 One Book One Nebraska Finalists

The selection will be announced on November 8.  For more information, see here.


Benediction, by Kent Haruf

Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting, by Beverly Deepe Keever

Eagle Voice Remembers: An Authentic Tale of the Old Sioux World, by John G. Neihardt

The Floor of the Sky, by Pamela Carter Joern

Free Radical: Ernest Chambers, Black Power, and the Politics of Race, by Tekla Agbala Ali Johnson

Goodnight, Nebraska, by Tom McNeal

The Loren Eiseley Reader, by Loren Eiseley

October 8 Meeting

Thank you to Tasha for joining me for the meeting.

My only reading right now is the newest Lee Child book—titled Personal.  I’m not as pleased with it as I usually am with a new Lee Child book.  I guess the theme is getting worn out.
I'm reading my neighbor's book, Lives for Hire by Brianna Bunn.  I hope to be a little farther along at the next meeting to have more to share.

I just read Gone Girl and Dark Places, both by Gillian Flynn.  The movie version of Gone Girl is in movie theaters now, though I'd rather see a movie about Dark Places.  In Gone Girl, a woman goes missing from her home, and her husband is the prime suspect.  In Dark Places, a thirty-two-year-old woman is looking into the events of the night where her mother and sisters were murdered, leaving her as the seven-year-old survivor that testified against her older brother, now serving life in prison.  In both books, Flynn shares events from various viewpoints in a way that proves "eye witnesses" can…