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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.

Here's the scoop on Hayward, Wis., and its cherished ice cream cafe

In this portrait of a town lost in time, an urbane couple moves from London to Hayward, Wis., and sets up shop — becoming one with the town's quirky band of old-timers, shopkeepers and locals.