Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Festival 2017: Ted Genoways, Kathryn Gamble & Barbara Hall

Ted Genoways reads from his book "This Blessed Earth - A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm." Kathryn Gamble and Barbara Hall discuss their collaboration on "Women And The Land."

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Books and Writing

Author Visit: Grace Lin

Author Grace Lin visits ICPL and is interviewed by children's librarian Morgan Reeves. Sponsored by Hills Bank and ICCSD.

Recorded November 5, 2015.

Books and Writing

All Iowa Reads: Sing Them Home

Susan Craig and George Minot discuss Sing Them Home, the 2011 All Iowa Reads selection.

Recorded February 2011.

Books and Writing

Author Visit: Thomas Maltman, Author of Little Wolves

All Iowa Reads selection Little Wolves author Thomas Maltman visits Iowa City Public Library to speak about his novel.

Recorded June 9, 2014.

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Author Visit: Augusten Burroughs

Augusten Burroughs, author of the New York Times bestseller Running with Scissors, gives a talk at Iowa City Public Library.

Recorded April 7, 2009.

Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Fest 2013: The Henrietta Lacks Story

A discussion of evolution of the federal regulations for human subjects' research and the involvement of minority and vulnerable subject groups in research prior to- and since the regulations were...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Author Visit: Michelle Hoover

Iowa native Michelle Hoover, author of the critically acclaimed The Quickening, returns with a new novel, Bottomland, about a German family in Iowa dealing with Anti-German sentiment after World...

Books and Writing

Kid Picks! Iowa City Kids Make Book Recommendations

Some local kids stopped by the Iowa City Public Library to recommend some of their favorite books.
Books from the broadcast include:
The Mistmantle Chronicles by M.I. McAllister
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Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Festival 2017: Inara Verzemnieks

Inara Verzemnieks reads from her book "Among The Living And The Dead - A Tale of Exile and Homecoming on the War Roads of Europe."

The Iowa City Book Festival is an eight-day celebration of...

Books and Writing

Author Visit: Jane Smiley

From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize: the much-anticipated final volume, following "Some Luck" and "Early Warning", of her acclaimed American trilogy—a richly absorbing new novel that brings the...

Books and Writing