Wright Morris

2010 One Book One Nebraska

Reading throughout Nebraska

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September/October, 2010  |  Nebraska Life — Central City and Wright Morris are featured in this magazine’s issue.

June 8, 2010  |  Nebraska Center for the Book — The Nebraska Center for the Book invites recommendations for the 2011 One Book One Nebraska book selection.

The Nebraska Center for the Book will consider books written by a Nebraska author (living or dead/with current or former residence in the state), or that have a Nebraska theme or setting. Books should have a broad appeal to readers across Nebraska and lend well to group book discussion. Books may be fiction, non-fiction, biography, memoir, or poetry. They must be in print and readily available. The Center for the Book strongly suggests that anyone who nominates a text should have read it.
Book recommendations should be sent via e-mail to by July 26, 2010. Recommendations may also be sent via the US Postal Service to The Nebraska Center for the Book One Book One Nebraska, c/o Nebraska Library Commission Reference Services, 1200 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508-2023.
The Nebraska Center for the Book will announce the 2011 One Book One Nebraska choice at the Nebraska Center for the Book Celebration, including the 2010 One Book One Nebraska Program, Awards Ceremony and Annual Meeting, on November 6, 2010.

February 4, 2010  |  Wauneta Breeze‘The Home Place’ by Wright Morris chosen for 2010 One Book One Nebraska — One Book One Nebraska 2010 invites citizens across the state to read “The Home Place,” by Wright Morris, a native of Central City, Nebraska. Read more...

February 3, 2010  |  Omaha World-HeraldReading program to showcase Morris book — One Book One Nebraska 2010 will showcase “The Home Place” by Wright Morris, a native of Central City, Neb. The book — which includes photos — is a fictional first-person account of Clyde Muncy’s one-day visit to his home place at Lone Tree, Neb. Read more...

January 20, 2010 — The year-long celebration launched with a Proclamation Signing Ceremony featuring Governor Dave Heineman, Wednesday, January 20, at the State Capitol in Lincoln. Present for the signing were Jane Hood, Nebraska Humanities Council; Erika Hamilton, Nebraska Humanities Council; Donna Shear, University of Nebraska Press; Rod Wagner, Nebraska Center for the Book / Nebraska Library Commission; and Martha McGahan, Lone Tree Literary Society.

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