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Amy Goetzman

In Books, Amy Goetzman covers the Twin Cities literary scene through reviews of new books, Q&As with Minnesota authors and visiting writers, and items about writing and book-related events. Her articles appear on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Books also features occasional articles from The Christian Science Monitor.

Klobuchar's 'The Senator Next Door' centers on the people who shaped her politics

Immigrant grandparents, Range mining relatives and a mother who taught elementary school gave her a traditional DFL mindset, but she also recounts solid friendships with Republican colleagues.