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February 25, 2019
Washington County Library hosts thriller writer Don Winslow
Author Don Winslow will visit R.H. Stafford Library from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, as part of Club Book, a program of the Metropolitan...
February 25, 2019 - 5:00am
January 10, 2019
Stop No. 1: LARK Toys in Kellogg, Minn.
It's a carousel, miniature golf, handmade toys, and books all wrapped in a building of fun. It's LARK Toys in Kellogg, Minn. It is a unique...
January 10, 2019 - 5:00am
December 7, 2018
Barnes & Noble opening new store in May 2019
A new Barnes & Noble bookstore is coming to Woodbury, company officials said Thursday. The $1.4 million store will be built in CityPlace, the mixed-use development on former State Farm property at Interstate 94 and Radio Drive. According to company plans, it will be built next...
December 7, 2018 - 3:01pm
May 23, 2018
Navigating grief, 1 page at a time
Navigating grief is anything but a straight path. So when a Hudson woman set out to make a book on the subject, she said she decided to color...
May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 3, 2018
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
For many Japanese Americans, the trauma of World War II internment camps lingered long after their release. In her newest novel, "On Liberty's...
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
June 30, 2017
Sex trafficking problem inspires Prescott author to finish 'Raven Avenging'
Should a citizen ever take the law into their own hands? Gunnar "Raven" Ravendal grapples with the question after his niece is murdered by sex...
June 30, 2017 - 9:38am
January 13, 2017
Protecting a son's memory: Afton author Dan Seftick will discuss memoir about son’s climbing death
Afton When he gives a reading from his memoir "Real Mountains," Dan Seftick does so as a parent. "I guess I don't really consider myself an author,...
January 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 18, 2013
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
This witty wonder may be for you My literary almanac tells me that on this day in 1854, Oscar O’Flahertie Fingal Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde, once the toast of venues as varied as London, England and Deadwood, S.D.
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
August 1, 2013
Book Report: Not a waste to read poet’s letters
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned...
August 1, 2013 - 10:06am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
June 13, 2013
Book Report: 'Up North' loaded with history
I've always had a weakness for ongoing fictions that grow with the years. When I was a kid I liked "Gasoline Alley" because Skeezix grew up...
June 13, 2013 - 1:40pm
June 7, 2013
Book Report: Breaking barriers on many stages
Back in the 1920s and 1930s, when most black women worked as domestics, scrub ladies and washerwomen, one young black woman born in 1895 in Washington,...
June 7, 2013 - 10:27am
May 31, 2013
Book Report: Literary treats for the dog days
Summer will soon be upon us.
May 31, 2013 - 8:54am
May 16, 2013
Book Report: The choice is yours: Lovely poems, exploding tourism
University of Iowa Press has just re-issued a book of poetry by Philip Levine, winner both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book...
May 16, 2013 - 4:36pm