NONFICTION: An eminent historian in her 60s faces ageism and racism as she pursues her dream of becoming an artist.
NONFICTION: Ernest Hemingway fell hard for a Venetian teenager, and she inspired him to write one of his greatest works.
Stuck in traffic? While away the time with these adventures.
FICTION: A 40-something woman in Copenhagen grapples with her identity as she tries to learn how to drive.
Like to DieBy David Housewright. (Minotaur Books, 310 pages, $26.99.) Award-winning Twin Cities author David Housewright delivers another charmer in his latest McKenzie light-crime franchise…
I had no intention of reading “Dreams From My Father” by Barack Obama. I expected it to be boring — maybe a typical memoir…
KAREN ROBARDS: “The Moscow Deception.” 6:30 p.m. Mon. River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis. DAVID HOUSEWRIGHT: “Like to Die.”…
NONFICTION: A fierce memoir of illness, identity, ambition and the failures of U.S. health care.
FICTION: An exhilarating novel about a teenage boy's efforts to start anew.
FICTION: Insightful, impressive stories about black men haunted by their past.
"Black Leopard, Red Wolf," the first in the Dark Star series, will be published in February.
Review: 'Waiting for Tomorrow,' by Nathacha Appanah, translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan
FICTION: A nanny's arrival in a French home revives a dormant marriage, with tragic results.
FICTION 1. The Outsider, by Stephen King. (Scribner) A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is…
ROY EDWARD POWER: “And a-Wa-a-a-a-Ay We Go!” 2 p.m. today. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville. MICHELLE KUO:…
Books in brief.
“All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders is a thrilling blend of fantasy and science fiction centered on two lonely, bullied…
Should books for children reflect danger, loss and pain?
NONFICTION: Science journalist Carl Zimmer's masterpiece is a rich tapestry of genetics, evolutionary biology and cultural history.