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Posts with Category: One Book SD

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Up Close & Pulitzer: A Conversation with Jane Smiley
    October 18, 2016

    South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley, author of Some Luck - the 2016 One Book South Dakota. The conversation was recorded in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Performing Arts Center.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Reading groups react to Some Luck, 2016 One Book South Dakota
    May 30, 2016

    Reading groups in South Dakota - namely Scotland, Wessington, and Sisseton - experience the 2016 One Book South Dakota - Some Luck by Jane Smiley.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Magazine: Our South Dakota Reading Club
    April 25, 2016

    What could be better than having all South Dakotans read and reflect on the same book? For 14 years the SD Center for the Book (a part of the SD Humanities Council) has been selecting a book for the state to enjoy together. The choice is usually relevant to life in South Dakota.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: 2016 One Book South Dakota ready for reading groups
    February 10, 2016

    Jane Smiley’s rural farm family saga launches 2016 One Book South Dakota Tragedies, triumph, history and the everyday life of a Midwestern farm family mix in the 2016 One Book South Dakota selection…

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Author Jane Smiley
    January 18, 2016

    Jane Smiley is the author of the 2016 One Book South Dakota selection Some Luck. Born in 1949, she grew up in Webster Groves, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, and earned degrees in literature from…

  6. January 11, 2016

    In summary, staff picks for the Best of the South Dakota Humanities Council in 2015 include: 2015 Festival of Books in Deadwood and One Book South Dakota with William Kent Krueger, meeting and moving on fundraising challenges, and announcing new programs for 2016.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC wins award to celebrate Pulitzer Prize centennial
    November 4, 2015

    In late October, the Pulitzer Prize board announced the award of $45,456 to the SDHC for the centennial commemoration through Pulitzer’s Campfires Initiative. The SDHC is planning a year-long celebration of the best in literature, drama, history, music, and journalism for communities around the state.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book South Dakota author tour to finish final leg
    September 17, 2015

    BROOKINGS, S.D. – Award-winning mystery author William Kent Krueger is finishing the final leg of his One Book South Dakota author tour in Vermillion, Sioux Falls, Chamberlain, Buffalo and at the…