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October 29, 2018 Nebraska Library CommissionThis Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm Chosen as 2019 One Book One Nebraska People across Nebraska are encouraged to read the work of a fourth-generation Nebraskan —and then talk about it with their friends and neighbors. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017) by Ted Genoways is the joint 2019 One Book One Nebraska and All Iowa Reads selection... Read more...

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April 8, 2019 Open Book Club, Kearney, NE. 6:30 p.m. Kearney Public Library. The "Open Book Club" will be disucssing This Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways.

April 6, 2019 Book Talk and Signing with Authors Ted Genoways and Bart Schaneman, Lincoln, NE. 4:30 p.m. Francie & Finch Bookshop. These award-winning journalists will interview each other about their works including this year's One Book One Nebraska selection This Blessed Earth. The authors will also share about their upcoming books. This is sure to be a lively discussion! Books will be available for purchase and autograph.

April 4, 2019 A One Book, One Cozad Presenation, Cozad, NE. 6:30 p.m. Wilson Public Library. Mark Reiman, from Bayer (formerly Monsanto) will give a presenation about shaping the future of agriculture. This program is in conjunction with the 2019 One Book, One Cozad selection This Blessed Earth.

April 1, 2019 Book Club, Hastings, NE. 6:30 p.m. First Congregational United Church of Christ. Discussing the bookThis Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways.

March 13, 2019 Farm Succession Planning Program, Cozad, NE, 6:45 p.m. Cozad High School Auditorium. In conjunction with One Book, One Cozad activities around the 2019 selection, This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm by Ted Genoways, the Wilson Public Library is hosting a farm succcession planning program with Dr. Ron Hanson. The public is invited and the doors open at 6 p.m.

March 19,2019 The Lucille Cobb Lecture Series, Crete, NE, 7 p.m. Doane University, Chab Weyers Education & Hixson Lied Art Building Rooms 236/38. The 2019 Lucille Cobb memorial Lecture presents "The Next Food Revolution: Politics and the American Farm" with guest lecturer Ted Genoways, author of This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm.

March 11, 2019 Book Discussion, Cozad, NE, 1:30 p.m. Wilson Public Library. Will be discussing two selections. The first is a re-scheduled discussion of This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm which was postponed in February due to weather.

March 8, 2019 Book Discussion, Stanton, NE, 1 p.m. Stanton Public Library. Will be discussing This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm.

February 20, 2019 Prairie Readers, Lincoln, NE. 1-2:00 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church. All are invited to a special presentation of This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm by author Ted Genoways.

February 7, 2019 A February Evening at Mo Java, Lincoln, NE. 6-8:15 p.m. Mo Java Cafe & Roasting Co. Join for a conversation with author of the 2019 One Book One Nebraska seletion, This Blessed Earth, Ted Genoways along with writer JV Brummels and songwriter Paul Baker.

January 18, 2019 Lincoln Rotary Club with Ted Genoways, Lincoln, NE. 1:00 p.m. Champions Country Club.

January 17, 2019 All About Books on NET 9:00 a.m. Author of This Blessed Earth Ted Genoways will be interviewed for Nebraska Public Radio.

January 16, 2019 NCompass Live: OBON 2019, 10:00 a.m. CT.  Celebrate the joint 2019 One Book One Nebraska and All Iowa Reads selection This Blessed Earth on the next FREE NCompass Live webinar! We are very pleased to announce that our featured guest speaker will be author Ted Genoways. Sign up to join.

January 16, 2019 One Book One Nebraska Discussion, Fairbury, NE. 10:00 a.m. Fairbury Public Library. Join for a discussion of this year's One Book One Nebraska selection This Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways.

January 12, 2019 One Book One Nebraska Reading and Signing, Lincoln, NE. 4:00 p.m. Francie & Finch Bookshop. Author Ted Genoways will be speaking and signing his book "This Blessed Earth".

December 1, 2018 Nebraska Center for the BookCelebration of Nebraska Books, Lincoln, NE. 2:30 p.m. Nebraska History Museum. The celebration, free and open to the public, features presentations of the Nebraska Center for the Book's Nebraska Book Awards, Mildred Bennett Award and Jane Geske Award, One Book One Nebraska 2018 presentation, and 2019 OBON announcement.

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