Milkweed Books

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These small book stores offer gems you won't find on a Kindle. more

Nov 9, 2017 9:24 AM Shop & Style

Green Card Youth Voices

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The latest “Green Card Voices” book chronicles the first-person accounts of immigrant students at a St. Paul high school. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:00 PM Kids & Family

In April, Wild Rumpus became the first children’s bookstore to be named Publishers Weekly’s Bookstore of the Year. We brought our camera there for a day to find out why. more

May 22, 2017 1:33 PM Arts & Culture

Illustration of people flying on books

Illustration by Tim Bower

With his frank new memoir about the travails of public school teaching, former Minnesota Teacher of the Year Tom Rademacher talks about the state of education. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM General Interest

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MacArthur fellow and beloved American writer George Saunders talks to us about his first novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo.' more

Mar 3, 2017 5:05 AM The Morning After

The restaurant at the Barnes and Noble at the Galleria

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Beer, burger, and a book? Barnes & Noble Kitchen redefines the brick-and-mortar bookstore experience. more

Feb 23, 2017 2:37 PM Shop & Style

The Twin Cities-based author’s latest memoir, The Song Poet, is the first book by a Hmong author to be a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. But to her, the book is simply an album of gratitude and love to her father. more

Feb 20, 2017 7:12 AM The Morning After

Fiona McCrae

Photography by Ackerman + Gruber

How Fiona McCrae's visionary approach to publishing turned Minneapolis's Graywolf Press into a Pulitzer Prize-dominating powerhouse. more

Oct 3, 2016 2:21 PM Arts & Culture

Exploring the superstar spring releases from local Twin Cities writers that are sure to make a splash well outside of the city limits. more

Mar 31, 2016 9:09 AM Arts & Culture

Author and artist David Coggins inside his studio that overlooks the Mississippi River.

Photo by Michael Crouser

Inside a studio in a Grain Belt Brewery warehouse, stacks of art tell the story of author/artist David Coggins. His recently released book, 'Paris in Winter,' pays homage to his beloved Paris. more

Dec 30, 2015 10:33 AM Arts & Culture


photo by Kate Neil

Paula Hawkins, bestselling author of 'The Girl on the Train,' visits the Twin Cities. more

Oct 26, 2015 4:46 PM The Morning After

In the new book 'Downtown: Minneapolis in the 1970s,' the Minnesota Historical Society Press highlights the previously unpublished work of a teenage photographer exploring Minneapolis’s still-mean streets. more

Oct 22, 2015 9:14 AM Arts & Culture

Read your way into wintertime oblivion with these four new releases from Minnesota authors. more

Oct 2, 2015 10:04 AM Arts & Culture

Nicole Helget, author of The Summer of Ordinary Ways

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After a particularly tough year, celebrated Minnesota author Nicole Helget has found peace in St. Peter. Dara Grumdahl caught up with her on her front porch. more

Jul 21, 2015 9:17 AM Arts & Culture

Tad Simons takes a look at Harper Lee's new book, Go Set a Watchman, 45 years in the making. more

Jul 15, 2015 2:07 PM The Morning After


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We've rounded up some new releases from Minnesota authors for your beach bag. more

May 21, 2015 4:52 PM Arts & Culture


Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference has some serious clout, but don't let that fool you into thinking it's just for writers. more

Apr 2, 2015 9:15 AM Arts & Culture


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The big boys are long gone, but the Twin Cities’ independent booksellers need you this holiday season. more

Dec 4, 2014 8:32 AM Arts & Culture


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Jessie Burton, British author of the big buzz book "The Miniaturist," appears at Barnes & Noble, Galleria Sept. 15. Kids & Family editor Stephanie Wilbur Ash asks him five questions about the book. more

Sep 5, 2014 11:50 AM The Morning After


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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl speaks with author Eric Dregni about his latest book, By the Waters of Lake Minnetonka, a historical dive into the scandals of the Western suburb. more

Sep 1, 2014 12:00 AM Arts & Culture