Each week host Nancy Wiegman talks to local, regional and national writers about their latest projects. Nancy's Bookshelf airs on NSPR Fridays at 10 a.m.
Best Of Nancy's Bookshelf: Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep
Author and Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep details the story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States.
Nancy's Bookshelf: Paul Harris & Jeanne Robertson
Diary From the Dome: Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina is a memoir written by Paul Harris and was the first one written about what it was like inside of the Louisiana Superdome during Hurricane Katrina. Also, Nationally known humorist, author, and motivational speaker Jeanne Robertson passed away unexpectedly over the weekend. We look back at a classic segment with the dearly departed writer of Don’t Let the Funny Stuff Get Away.
Nancy's Bookshelf: Ray Barnett #636
Recent archaeological discoveries reveal that Neolithic humans saw the world with a fresh, startling vision. Retired biology professor Ray Barnett details the discoveries in his latest book, Forgotten World: New Look at Neolithic Reveals Gardeners of Gaia and a Lifeline as Humanity Falters.
Best Of Nancy's Bookshelf: Cathy B. Parker
Northern Lights is the true story of a football mom in Florida whose call to help a high school team in Alaska changed the lives and hearts in both her own community and one far away above the Arctic Circle.
Nancy's Bookshelf: Guerdon T. Ely #635
In Lower Your Financial Handicap: Advice from the Financial Caddie, the author explains that while good investing should be boring, good investment education shouldn’t be.
Nancy's Bookshelf: Stephen Arrington #634
Stephen Arrington is an award-winning author and a motivational and drug education speaker. In his latest, "In DeLorean's Shadow: The Drug Trial of The Century by The Sole Surviving Defendant," he walks you through the trials and tribulations of his past from utter darkness to the shining light.
Great topics and selection of books. Nancy is an experienced interviewer and promotes engaging conversations. Each week features a dynamic selection that you will quickly add to your shelves.