BOOK REVIEW: Grostephan’s first novel captures the chaos and brutality of a nation torn by poverty, the narcotics trade and civil war.
NONFICTION: Now a major film starring Judi Dench, “Philomena” is the true story of a 1950s Irishwoman forced to give up her illegitimate child.
THE ESSENTIALS OF FICTION, THROUGH PICTURES AND GAMES.
BOOK REVIEW: Stone’s familiar themes are on display here, but they have become predictable and his exploration heavy-handed.
Tan dug deep into her family’s past while writing “The Valley of Amazement” and uncovered fascinating stories of abandonment and despair.
Minnesota authors who write for kids and teens are extraordinarily good, and increasingly celebrated. Here are four books by award-winning Minnesotans that explore the borders between worlds.
From bullying lions to runaway cats, from cave paintings to Lincoln’s life, here’s a crop of picture books for children to admire and re-read.
When we asked the simple question, “What was the best book you read this year?” readers flooded us with answers.
The annual holiday edition of Carol Connolly's Readings for Writers was a rollicking good time.
NONFICTION: A memoir dishes on details about 50 years’ worth of D.C. scandals.
NONFICTION: The story of three men in World War II – a filmmaker, a journalist and a soldier.
It's a hard road for books with identical titles or similar book jackets, because one is bound to be more popular than the other.
NONFICTION: Writer and educator Thomas King provides history and context to modern-day relations between whites and Indians.
Photographs from exotic places; an annotated classic; and a beloved old fairy-tale, illustrated and slip-cased.
A globe-trotting collection of lush and lovely art books brings world culture to your lap and library.
The printmaker has taught at Carleton College since 1984.
Brief reviews of recent releases: 'The Heir Apparent,' by Jane Ridley, and 'A Man and His Mountain,' by Edward Humes.
FROM ANDRE DUBUS III TO SUE GRAFTON, WRITERS RUMINATE ON THE ART OF KNITTING.
FICTION: Stories from a master of American letters.
GRAPHIC NOVEL: Cartoonist Joe Sacco re-creates the Battle of the Somme in intricate, tragic detail.
BOOK REVIEW: The great New York novelist publishes his second memoir in a row, ruminating on the films, social forces and relationships that shaped his early years.
When President Obama and his daughters bought a stack of books Saturday, three of the 21 titles were written by Minnesota authors.