Sally Field has written a memoir, "In Pieces."

Sally Field, Dessa anchor eclectic Talking Volumes writer lineup at Fitzgerald Theater

Oscar winner and local hip-hop star join Rebecca Traister, Leif Enger and Alexander McCall Smith.

Missing World Cup? 5 great books about 'beautiful game' of soccer

July 20, 2018
Nigeria's Alex Iwobi during a soccer match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, June 2, 2018.
NONFICTION: If you're having World Cup withdrawal, here are a few books.

Review: 'Mary B.,' by Katherine J. Chen

July 20, 2018
Fiction: The overlooked sister in "Pride and Prejudice" gets her due.

New York Times bestsellers

July 24, 2018

A St. Paul lake will once again be home to a floating library

July 20, 2018
The Floating Library returns to Lake Phalen for a fifth year of books on the water.

Reviews: 'The Hellfire Club,' by Jake Tapper and 'Night-Gaunts,' by Joyce Carol Oates

July 23, 2018

Review: 'Whistle in the Dark' by Emma Healey

July 20, 2018
FICTION: Emma Healey's thriller uses a teenager's disappearance to explore family relationships and mental health.
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January 27
Junauda Petrus. Photo by Carlos Gonzalez, Star Tribune

Twin Cities writers honored with American Library Association Youth Media Awards

Brenda J. Child, Junauda Petrus and Dawn Quigley are honored for their debut novels for young people.
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January 27

Review: "The Open Heart Club," by Gabriel Brownstein

NONFICTION: A captivating account of the daredevil Minnesota pioneers of open-heart surgery.
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January 27

Wonder Woman comic books heat up before this year's big movie sequel

With "Wonder Woman 1984" arriving June 5, the Amazing Amazon should have a good year. Heck, she's already having a really impressive month.January saw the…
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January 26

REVIEW: 'Consider This,' by Chuck Palahniuk

Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was DifferentBy Chuck Palahniuk. (Grand Central Publishing, 256 pages. $27.)Chuck Palahniuk, the eccentric bestselling novelist…
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January 25
Marlon James. Photo by Mark Seliger.

Marlon James, Kao Kalia Yang among finalists for Minnesota Book Award

Veteran writers Marlon James, Kao Kalia Yang, Bao Phi and David Treuer are among those in the running for the annual awards.
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January 24
Paul Yoon

Review: 'Run Me to Earth,' by Paul Yoon

FICTION: A coming-of-age story set during the Vietnam War traces the fates of a group of young people from Laos.
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January 24
Author Louise Erdrich.

Don't Miss: Celebrating 100 years of the ACLU with Louise Erdrich, Brenda Child and others

One hundred years ago — on Jan. 19, 1920 — the American Civil Liberties Union was formed by a group of visionaries, including Helen Keller…
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January 24
Kate Weinberg

Review: 'The Truants,' by Kate Weinberg

FICTION: A gripping debut about friends who fall under the spell of their maverick teacher.
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January 24
Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Review: 'Children of the Land,' by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

NONFICTION: A moving memoir of life as an undocumented immigrant.
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January 24
Caroline Moorehead

Review: 'A House in the Mountains,' by Caroline Moorehead

NONFICTION: The last book in the Resistance quartet highlights the work of intrepid women partisans in Italy.
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January 24
A bronze statue of slain civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer in Hattiesburg, Miss.

REVIEW: 'Race Against Time,' by Jerry Mitchell

NONFICTION: An investigative journalist digs into unsolved murders in the 1960s South.
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January 24
Some of the hundreds of letters that had been stashed in a box in the basement for decades.

Bookmark: Lamentation on the lost art of letter writing

The Christmas I was 9, I asked for a year’s supply of stamps. I had gotten into letter-writing in a big way, inflicting long, tediously…
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January 24
Marlon James. Photo by Mark Seliger.

Marlon James trash-talks dead writers in new podcast

The Minnesota writer and his editor discuss their favorite--and least-favorite--dead authors.
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January 22

Review: 'Murder, Inc.: The CIA Under John F. Kennedy,' by James H. Johnston

Murder, Inc.: The CIA Under John F. Kennedy By James H. Johnston. (Potomac Books, 343 pages, $32.95.)   Many books touching on the 1963 assassination…
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January 21

New York Times bestsellers

FICTION 1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman…
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January 20
Liz Moore

Review: 'Long Bright River,' by Liz Moore

FICTION: "Long Bright River" is that wonderful thriller that subverts your expectations till the very last page.
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January 17
Peggy Orenstein

Author asks boys about sex: 'We've ... disconnected boys from their hearts'

Bestselling author Peggy Orenstein talks about her new book, "Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity."
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January 17
Ilan Stavans

Review: 'How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish,' edited by Ilan Stavans and Josh Lambert

NONFICTION: How Yiddish words have crept into the American vernacular.
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January 17
Peter Stamm

Review: 'The Sweet Indifference of the World,' by Peter Stamm

FICTION: An entrancing tale about a writer haunted by his past self.
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January 17
Isabel Allende

Review: 'A Long Petal of the Sea,' by Isabel Allende

FICTION: A family's flight from the bloody Spanish Civil War to a new life in Chile forms the arc of this powerful novel.
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