Category Archives: 2014 Program

Flash Fiction: Underdog

“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down . . . What matters is how many times you get up.” – Rower Joe Rantz, quoted in “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown In 1936, the … Continue reading

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One Read Art Exhibit: Call for Submissions

On the Water A One Read Art Exhibit Orr Street Studios (106 Orr Street, Columbia) “It’s a great art, is rowing. It’s the finest art there is.” ~ George Pocock, as quoted by Daniel James Brown in “The Boys in … Continue reading

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KFRU’s David Lile Interviews One Read Author Daniel Brown

On May 27, KFRU’s David Lile interviewed this year’s One Read author Daniel Brown about his book, “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.” Listen to Brown speak about the book’s … Continue reading

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2014 One READ Winner: About “The Boys in the Boat” and Daniel Brown

 About the Book “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics” is an uplifting and fast-paced Cinderella story. This nonfiction work describes the journey of nine working class young men … Continue reading

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