Recent content from Laurie Hertzel
Bookmark: The Newbery and Caldecott – as well as the other ALA awards – are bringing recognition to diverse books
It should be no surprise that “A Different Pond,” written by Minneapolis poet Bao Phi and illustrated by Thi Bui, was named one of…
After writer Kelly Barnhill won the highest honor in children's literature, she came out with a new collection of stories — for adults.
Is it spring yet? Sadly, not outside the window. But it is spring in the pages of these five new books.
If you're foolish enough to adopt a puppy in the coldest month of the coldest winter in years, how are you supposed to housebreak him?
Have you found a neighborhood that is particularly rich in its selection of books?
NONFICTION: A writer uses excerpts from her uncle's unpublished memoir to offer a revealing look at mental illness.
NONFICTION: Costa Prize-winning novelist Maggie O'Farrell recounts ways she nearly died, from near drowning to near plane crash to near murder.
The winners will be announced April 21 at the 30th annual Minnesota Book Awards gala in St. Paul.
These slumps hit us all from time to time. Here's how some folks get back to the books.
Minneapolis' Graywolf Press has four books on the finalist lists for the National Book Critics Circle awards — more than any other publisher — and…