Nominations sought for One Book – One Lincoln

Posted By:  KLKN Newsroom

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   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