ABILENE, Kan. – The Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) program returns to the Eisenhower Presidential Library in 2018 with “Ike Book Talks.” The programs are free and open to the public, and registration is not required.
The “Ike Book Talks” series of six book discussions will be held every other month from January through November 2018 in the Visitors Center Auditorium. The series will also feature films in conjunction with three of the books.
* Burnt Creek by Ernest Haycox
* All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
* Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruit Stewart
* Trail Town by Ernest Haycox
* The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
* Bugles in the Afternoon by Ernest Haycox
The books are available for purchase at the Eisenhower Presidential Library Gift Shop or may be available to check out from the Abilene Public Library.
The series kicks off on Monday, January 8 at 7 p.m. when the book Burnt Creek by Ernest Haycox will be discussed. The book tells of the American pioneer experience through a series of interconnected short stories about Burnt Creek, a small crossroads town in central Oregon populated by a colorful group of homesteaders.