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Interchange Newsletter

Fall 2023

Magazine Spotlight

  1. Kansas! Magazine: The lifestyle magazine of Kansas. Each issue celebrates the best of Kansas’ people, places, and spaces for over 75 years.
  2. Texas Highways: The Authority on Texas travel since 1974. It provides readers with a curated guide to the state’s cities, small towns, hidden gems, and natural wonders.
  3. Texas Monthly: For half a century, Texas Monthly has chronicled life in the Lone Star State. The magazine strives to bring you vivid storytelling about the scenes and characters behind the news.

Magazine Updates

  1. Jet: NLS still intends to produce this title as soon as print publication resumes under its new ownership.
  2. Yoga Journal is no longer available as a print publication for NLS to narrate and therefore is no longer available.
  3. Hail Varsity: This title is no longer being published. However, the Talking Book and Braille Service (TBBS) will be replacing this title with Huskers Illustrated. If you are currently subscribed to Hail Varsity, no action is required. Your subscription will be automatically transferred to Huskers Illustrated. If you don’t currently have a Hail Varsity subscription and would like to subscribe to Huskers Illustrated, please contact your readers advisor by calling 402-471-4038 or 800-742-7691.

New Book in Our Collection

DBC01993 Private Way by Ladette Randolph. After being cyber-bullied, the founder of a successful social media platform leaves Southern California for Lincoln, Nebraska. With the help of her neighbors and Willa Cather's novels, she finds something she hadn't known she was searching for. Adult.

New Books on BARD

DBC02029 Song of the North Wind: A Story of the Snow Goose by Paul A. Johnsgard. A chronological account of one year in the lives of a pair of snow geese. Includes a considerable amount of accurate scientific observation and information in a novel-like manner. Adult Nonfiction.

DBC02032 Mother Mason by Bess Streeter Aldrich. Molly Mason, 52, is a devoted wife, mother, and reliable standby for every organization in town. In fact, Mother Mason never has time to do just as she likes. Then one day she makes a headlong dash for liberty--and look out! Adult.

DBC02035 Pinnacle Jake as told by A. B. Snyder to Nellie Snyder Yost. An old-time cattleman reminisces about his years as a cowboy working the range in western Nebraska, Wyoming and Montana. Adult Nonfiction.

DBC02036 Buffalo Bill, His Family, Friends, Fame, Failures, and Fortunes by Nellie Snyder Yost. A portrait of Buffalo Bill Cody as husband, father, neighbor and citizen during the years he made North Platte his home and headquarters. Adult Nonfiction.

DBC02038 Catfish at the Pump: Humor and the Frontier by Roger L. Welsch with Linda K. Welsch. A collection of Plains tall tales with a sensitive interpretation of the role such humor played on the frontier. Adult Nonfiction.

DBC02039 Son of the Gamblin’ Man: The Youth of an Artist by Mari Sandoz. A work of historical fiction, the story tells of a gambler who founded Cozad, Nebraska, and of his family, especially his younger son who became the world-famous artist and teacher known as "Robert Henri." Adult.

Order Form and Mailing Instructions

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Nebraska Library Commission
Talking Book and Braille Service
The Atrium, 1200 N St, Ste 120
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2023
(402) 471-4038 | (800) 742-7691

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