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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.

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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

    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.

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    Nancy's Bookshelf: Paul Harris & Jeanne Robertson

    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.

    • 53 min
    Nancy's Bookshelf: Ray Barnett #636

    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.

    • 53 min
    Best Of Nancy's Bookshelf: Cathy B. Parker

    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.

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    Nancy's Bookshelf: Guerdon T. Ely #635

    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.

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    Nancy's Bookshelf: Stephen Arrington #634

    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.

    • 53 min

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