FICTION: Minnesota native's stories center on difficult characters in northern locales.
Many long books are fine, of course, but folks don't like books that just go on and on.
NONFICTION: The slow and stinging jellyfish, this new book suggests, is a hero of the ocean and the harbinger of change.
I just finished “Nutshell” by Ian McEwan, and it’s the best novel I’ve read in a very long time. While it sounds really quirky, it…
FICTION: Competition between two window dressers in New Zealand leads to catastrophe.
NONFICTION: A fascinating account about Hitler's rise to power from the perspective of his young Jewish neighbor.
NONFICTION: Myriam Gurba's blunt, timely coming-of-age memoir explores the brutality of sexual assault.
"The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane" will also be the company's first new work composed by a woman.
The Loft Literary Center announces Wordplay, a new two-day book festival.
FICTION 1. The People vs. Alex Cross, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown) Detective Alex Cross takes on a case even though he has been…
NONFICTION: A Peace Corps volunteer offers an astute, engaging account of China.
The former vice president took a few jabs at the current Russia-related investigation into the Trump administration.
CHRIS RIEMENSCHNEIDER: “First Avenue: Minnesota’s Mainroom.” Noon today. Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; 2 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble,…
Beyond the High Blue Air By Lu Spinney. (Catapult, 258 pages, $16.95.) Lu Spinney’s memoir opens with a scene that she invites readers to…
NONFICTION: A posthumous collection of journalism by the author of "A Sport and a Pastime."
REVIEW: 'The World Goes On,' by László Krasznahorkai, translated from the Hungarian by John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet and George Szirtes
FICTION: A postmodern master's new collection of fiction cements his status as a difficult genius.
FICTION: Separated from his brother, a penniless Swedish immigrant tries to make his way from California to the East Coast.