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Best of the Book Nook: David Allen Sibley And Neal Loving

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"The Sibley Guide to Birds" David Allen Sibley
(original recording made in 2000)

David Allen Sibley is one of our leading ornithologists. He spent years working on his masterful guide to American birds. He created thousands of paintings to illustrate it and he drew almost every single bird from real life. This book became an instant best-seller and has sold hundreds of thousands of copies.

Loving's Love: A Black American's Experiences in Aviation" Neal Loving
(original recording made in 1996)

We continued to take flight with this bonus segment. The pioneering aviator Neal Loving visited the program to talk about his inspiring memoir. This is the second part of an interview that we aired previously on the Best of the Book Nook. The late Neal Loving was a long time resident of Yellow Springs.

The Book Nook on WYSO is presented by the Greene County Public Library with additional support from Washington-Centerville Public Library,  Clark County Public LibraryDayton Metro LibraryWright Memorial Public Library, and Microsun Lamps.

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Vick Mickunas introduced the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1500 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities. Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them.  Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.