FICTION: Family connections fill Minneapolis writer's debut collection of stories.
FICTION: Roddy Doyle's 11th novel tells the story of a man who in midlife begins to relive his tormented youth.
NONFICTION: In this second memoir, Dr. Henry Marsh writes poignantly about regrets, retirement and what lies ahead.
FICTION 1. Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King. (Scribner) In a small Appalachian town, women who fall asleep don’t wake up and…
Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner's last issue (No. 34) comes out Dec. 20.
NONFICTION: People share their experiences with poetry in this collection of essays.
Murder Book By Frank F. Weber. (North Star Press, 265 pages, $15.) It’s always refreshing to find an author who knows his material. Minnesota writer…
While writing her new memoir, the author uncovered dark family secrets. She also found the source of her need to write.
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There is a particular word in Chinese my mother used to describe my personality: li hai. Depending on context and how forcefully it is said,…
Even if the stories and the writing can't support the length, bigger has somehow become better.
NONFICTION: Memoir reveals the seeds of writer's novels as she delves into her family's past.
NONFICTION: An empathetic and illuminating biography of James Wright, a tormented man whose poetry lives on.
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FICTION1. The Cuban Affair, by Nelson DeMille. (Simon & Schuster) A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to…
FICTION: Females upset river life in St. Olaf grad's sequel to "The Wind in the Willows."
The Bettencourt Affair: The World’s Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris By Tom Sancton. (Dutton, 396 pages, $28.) The…
Superpowered "Sex Criminals" veers from comedy to sex-thriller to drama.