FICTION: In Colson Whitehead's devastating new novel, a teenager endures an institution of abuse.
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Reviews: 'Hawking,' by Jim Ottaviani; 'They Called Us Enemy,' by George Takei; 'How I Tried to Be a Good Person,' by Ulli Lust
GRAPHIC NOVELS: Two biographies and a memoir bring real people to life on the page.
FICTION 1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) A woman who survived alone in a marsh becomes a murder suspect. 2.
FICTION: Set in Italy, "The Color Inside a Melon" explores the violent death of a Somali immigrant.
The Parade By Dave Eggers. (Knopf, 192 pages, $25.95.) It’s hard to tell if Dave Eggers, one of the most important literary figures in…
New three-issue miniseries by superstar team offers coming-of-age story.
JAMES BLASE: “Keep It for Your Children: Theodore Roosevelt’s 1903 Western Trip.” 2:30 p.m. today. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul.
“Dopesick,” by Beth Macy. I love it when gifted journalists do the work that allows them to convey to me the history and human…
FICTION: A woman born with a throbbing knot protruding from her torso navigates a weird and often cruel world.
FICTION: Linked stories follow a group of girls from school days to maturity.
A Star Tribune "artist of the year" and a former Minnesotan, Arimah has been a finalist for the prize twice before.
NONFICTION: "Shadowlands" shows a fringe movement determined to end U.S. as we know it.
FICTION 1. Summer of ’69, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown) The Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in…
The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man’s Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America By Tommy Tomlinson. (Simon & Schuster, 244 pages, $27.)…
NONFICTION: When a Muslim doctor moved to small-town Minnesota he received a warm welcome. And then Trump was elected, and things changed.
TRACY NELSON MAURER: “Samuel Morse, That’s Who!” 6:30 p.m. Tue. Red Balloon, 891 Grand Av., St. Paul. LESLEY-ANN BROWN: “Decolonial Daughter.” 7 p.m.…
NONFICTION: Professor analyzes imprint left by U.S. sojourn on the author's complex literary legacy.