Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

We continue our Humanities Kansas Book TALK spring series The Civil War. Our second book is The March by E.L. Doctorow. In 1864, Union general William T. Sherman marched his sixty thousand troops through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. Sherman’s...
Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

We continue our Humanities Kansas Book TALK spring series The Civil War. Our second book is The March by E.L. Doctorow. In 1864, Union general William T. Sherman marched his sixty thousand troops through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. Sherman’s...
Local Author Book Talk

Local Author Book Talk

This month’s Local Author Book Talk is They Said She Couldn’t So She Did by Kendra Blevins Ford. Kendra Blevins Ford has compiled the previously untold story of her great-grandmother, the Navy’s first poster girl and veteran of both World Wars, through the...
Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

Our spring series in the Humanities Kansas Book TALK series will be The Civil War. Even though the Civil War was over 150 years ago, the reasons to continue exploring its impact are clear. The continuing legacy of the Civil War is reflected in contemporary debates...
Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

Book T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas)

The final book in the Between Fences series is Farewell to Manzanar, the memoir of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston. During World War II a community called Manzanar was created in the high mountain desert country of California. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese...