Lincoln City Libraries is now accepting nominations for the 13th annual One Book - One Lincoln community reading program. A committee of community readers will consider all the nominations and select three finalists for a community vote.
The selection committee is looking for the nomination of books that are of general interest to adults and young adults, that address universal themes of life and that spark thoughtful discussion. Nomination forms are available at all Lincoln City Libraries or at lincolnlibraries.org. The deadline to submit nominations is February 28.
The 2013 selection was "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce. Previous selections were:
2012 - "Destiny of the Republic - A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President" by Candice Millard
2011 - "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese
2010 - "I Am a Man – Chief Standing Bear's Journey for Justice" by Joe Starita
2009 - "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks
2008 - "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield
2007 - "The Worst Hard Time" by Timothy Egan
2006 - "Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson
2005 - "Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini
2004 - "Peace Like a River" by Leif Enger
2003 - "Bel Canto" by Anne Patchett
2002 - "Plainsong" by Kent Haruf
More information about Lincoln City Libraries and the One Book - One Lincoln community reading program is available at lincolnlibraries.org.