‘Siberian Exile’ Presented at Bookworm

June 18th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Sister Cities Association, connecting Omaha with its foreign partners and their nations, is inviting the community to a book presentation by Canadian author, Julija Šukys at the Bookworm this Wednesday evening. Her family is from Lithuania, a sister city nation. While researching her second book, Epistolophilia, the biography of a Lithuanian librarian who secretly helped Jews in the ghetto, Šukys had not expected to find an interview with her own grandmother in the archive.

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Heuertz’s New Book Shows Us The Unexpected

March 20th, 2013

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — Unexpected Gifts is a new book by local author Christopher Heuertz that hopes to strengthen communities both large and small.

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Are e-readers the future?

March 2nd, 2011


Electronic reading devices are becoming more popular. With one device able to hold hundreds of books the ecological impacts are enormous. Fewer trees need be cut down for the paper, less gas and effort need be utilized for manufacturing and shipping expenses. However there are some downsides. Traditional book businesses are seeing a loss in sales. What kind of future can e-readers create?

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