Monday, August 27, 2007

The Worst Hard Time is this year's One Book One Lincoln selection

The Worst Hard Time

The Lincoln City Libraries and the Lincoln Journal Star announced this morning, via today's paper and the library web site, that Timothy Egan's National Book Award-winning non-fiction title The Worst Hard Time has been selected for this year's One Book -- One Lincoln community-wide reading project.

Copies of this book are available in both print and book-on-CD editions. Special programs and events, based on the themes of The Worst Hard Time, are scheduled at various library branches and other locations throughout the city in September, October and November. And various opportunities for group discussions of the book will also be available throughout Lincoln.

All the information about this year's events and discussions, as well as background information about the book, the author and the themes and subjects of The Worst Hard Time, are available on the official 2007 One Book -- One Lincoln web site.

The library also now has a One Book -- One Lincoln blog site as well, for readers to leave comments about this year's book in response to posted questions and/or topics.

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