Agee's 'The Bones of Paradise' selected for 2017 Omaha Reads

Jonis Agee and the cover of THE BONES OF PARADISE

August 21, 2017 by Micah Mertes | Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska author Jonis Agee's The Bones of Paradise has been picked as the Omaha Public Library's 2017 Omaha Reads selection. The finalists are determined by write-in suggestions from readers and the winner by a public vote. 

Agee's 2016 book The Bones of Paradise beat out nominees 1984 by George Orwell, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

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