Readers of romance, suspense, literary history, books about royals and “The Hunger Games” and “Game of Thrones” fans would find it just as juicy.
“This is my home for the season, and they thought of everything I’d need,” said Steven Lang, showing off the Rural Arts Initiative’s portable, multipurpose art space.
“I had an amazing, incredible time with the band, but I maybe didn’t realize what it all meant until I began writing about it,” says Leon.
In this absorbing, highly approachable look at natural history and ecology, John Pastor shows us that Minnesota’s landscape is rich and tightly interconnected.
A group of Franciscan sisters spent years working and saving money to buy the land and build the original Mayo campus building, St. Mary’s Hospital. They were just the first women important to the Mayo.
Weaver writes, illustrates, prints and binds his books of poetry by hand. (He has also recorded eight albums of music.)
“We spend a lot of time indoors hiding out from the weather, and I really believe that makes Minnesotans more inventive,” says Replace founder Jeff Johnson.
“Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe” (Minnesota Historical Society Press) details a 250-year stretch of political history.
Jack Baker and Michael McConnell write the biography of their love story, complete with legal struggles.
In this humorous, richly detailed portrait of a family, that long, awkward visit turns out to be a gift.
Martin’s third book of poems, “The Falling Down Dance” (Coffee House Press), centers on what he calls the “ecstasy and agony of parenthood.”
Dooley’s love for cooking began at her grandmother’s side, and her cooking and need to connect with farmers comes from the Victory Garden generation.
The book is divided into eight, not four seasons: Spring, Summer, Scorch, Autumn, Dusk, Frost, Winter and Thaw. We are now, by the way, in Dusk, a pre-hibernation, post-harvest phase.
Millett has created the definitive book on the midcentury era in Minnesota, including residential, public and commercial designs.
His latest book, “Fallen Angel,” features an Iraqi war pilot who returns to civilian life, but can’t move on until she sorts out memories of an incident that took the life of a friend.
In his book, “Myths of the Rune Stone,” David M. Krueger examines the role the rune stone played in the formation of a Minnesotan cultural identity.
Cathy de Moll describes the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that made the International Trans-Antarctica Expedition possible.
Eva Thorvald, the central character of his novel, has a “once in a lifetime palate.” She cooks food so exquisite people that people weep over their plates.
“Good Night, Mr. Wodehouse” follows schoolteacher Nell Stillman for six decades, during which Sullivan afflicts her with a variety of horrors.
After her father’s death, Madison was cleaning out his office and discovered an Army manila envelope labeled “The Whole Story!” hidden under a drawer.