Interim editor | Books

Interim books editor Chris Hewitt previously worked at the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, where he wrote about movies and theater.

Armed with a degree in the lucrative field of history, Chris has written for publications that vary from a small-town newspaper to a city magazine to national sites. He's probably reading a good book right this minute.


Read these 8 books set in Minnesota exactly where they take place

From Summit Avenue to Stillwater, you can immerse yourself in settings explored by Abby Jimenez, Louise Erdrich and other authors.


Four Minnesota writers each have 3 (or more!) books out this year. How did they do it?

Kao Kalia Yang, Kate DiCamillo, Marcie Rendon and Ty Chapman didn't sleep much.


Get your supper club on, find bike paths and nature trails in Stillwater writer's 'Exploring the St. Croix'

LOCAL NONFICTION: TikTok sensation Angie Hong will visit area libraries, and walk-and-talk at Franconia Sculpture Garden, to spread the word about her new book.


When Brian Freeman gets stuck while writing a Robert Ludlum 'Bourne' book, he kills someone

LOCAL FICTION: The longtime Minnesota resident has two thrillers on the way in the next three months.


You've heard of food trucks and flower trucks. Ever heard of a book truck? If a Chaska woman has her way, you will.

This summer, she's bringing her Little Charity Book Truck to farmers markets, coffee shops and community festivals in the Twin Cites.


5 must-read crime novels offer thrills, chills and armchair globe-trotting

FICTION: No passport or bullet-proof vest is required to enjoy the latest from Flynn Berry, Juan Gomez-Jurado and Jacqueline Winspear.


Two sisters, a 'Bear' and a sort-of love story like none you've ever read

FICTION: The best-selling author of "Disappearing Earth" returns with a contemporary novel inspired by "Snow-White and Rose-Red."


4 must-read Indigenous books for young readers

FICTION: Everything from human connections to wolves and the importance of trees is explored in new titles.


St. Paul's trail-blazing Black-owned Black Garnet Books is for sale

Owner Dionne Sims posted on Instagram that she's pursuing her next "dream."


Loft Literary Center cancels Wordplay, its annual book festival

Instead, it will hold quarterly events in honor of its 50th anniversary.