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2022 One Book One Nebraska

The Bones of Paradise by Jonis Agee

The Bones of Paradise The Bones of Paradies is a multigenerational family saga set in the unforgiving Nebraska Sand Hills in the years following the massacre at Wounded Knee -- an ambitious tale of history, vengeance, race, guilt, betrayal, family and belonging, filled with a vivd cast of characters shaped by violence, love, and a desperate loyalty to the land.

Libraries across Nebraska will join the Nebraska Center for the Book and other literary and cultural organizations in planning book discussions, activities, and events that will encourage Nebraskans to read and discuss this book.

One Book One Nebraska 2022 is sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book, Humanities Nebraska, and Nebraska Library Commission.

2022 One Book One Nebraska Announced

Nebraska Author's Work Chosen for 2022 One Book One Nebraska The Bones of Paradise is Nebraska's reading choice for the 2022 One Book One Nebraska Reading program. Read more...

Finalists for 2022 One Book One Nebraska Announced

A historical fiction set in the Sandhills, Nonfiction work on refugees resettled in Nebraska, a book of humorous essays on small town life -- all stories with ties to Nebraska and the Great Plains -- are the fiinalists for the 2022 One Book One Nebraska statewide reading program. The finalists are:

The One Book One Nebraska reading program, now in its eighteenth year, is sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book, Humanities Nebraska, and Nebraska Library Commission. It encourages Nebraskans across the state to read and discuss the same book, chosen from books written by Nebraska authors or that have a Nebraska theme or setting. A Nebraska Center for the Book committee selected the three finalists from a list nominated by Nebraskans

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