Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Fest 2013: Sense of Place I

Tom Drury, David Rhodes and Kate Milliken join International Writing Program participant Dénes Krusovszky (Hungary). Authors will discuss the importance of setting in their work. This can address...

Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Fest 2013: Sense of Place II

Susanna Daniel, Gregory Galloway and Larry Watson join International Writing Program participant Lili Mendoza (Panama). Authors will discuss the importance of setting in their work. This can...

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 Interview: Jacqueline Davies

Jacqueline Davies, Massachusetts Book Honor Award winning author of The Lemonade War, speaks with Katherine Habley.

Books and Writing

A Portrait of Jane Austen

2013 is the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice. Melissa Sodeman, Assistant Professor of English at Coe College will present A Portrait of Jane Austen.

Part of the ICPL...

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

Author Visit: Joe Hill

HarperCollins Publishers, Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library co-sponsor a visit from bestselling author Joe Hill.

With "NOS4A2," this outstanding novelist crafts his finest...

Books and Writing

Author Interview: Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park, Newbery Award winning author of A Single Shard, speaks with Andrea Flemming, Childrens Librarian at Iowa City Public Library.

Books and Writing

Author Visit: Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser visited ICPL to discuss her new Library of America book "The Little House Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder" which contains "Little House in the Big Woods," "Farmer Boy," "Little House...

Books and Writing

Author Visit: Lois Lowry

Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library co-sponsor a visit from bestselling author Lois Lowry. She will be reading from her new novel in the Giver Quartet, "Son." Thrust again into the...

Books and Writing