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Review: 'City of Hustle,' edited by Jon K. Lauck and Patrick Hicks

NONFICTION: This collection of essays — and a bit of fiction — defines the city of Sioux Falls.

Review: 'The Divorce Colony,' by April White

NONFICTION: How a South Dakota town became a haven for divorce.

Review: 'Skiing Into the Bright Open,' by Liv Arnesen, translated from the Norwegian by Roland Huntford

NONFICTION: Liv Arnesen recounts her 1994 solo journey to the South Pole.

Rhubarb evokes fond memories and tasty recipes, sweet and savory

Rhubarb season is memorable but fleeting: Here's how to make the most of it.

Review: 'Northernmost,' by Peter Geye

FICTION: The final volume of Peter Geye's trilogy takes readers to Minnesota's North Shore, and to 19th-century Norway.

Review: 'Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?' by Brock Clarke

FICTION: A lonely middle-aged man takes off with his aunt on a trip of adventures and crimes. And yes, you've read something like this before.

Baking Central: Make cheese hors d'oeuvres for the holidays

Whether you're kicking off a meal, hosting a happy hour or contributing to a holiday potluck, here are three cheese-centric hors d'oeuvres to serve and savor.

Holiday shopping for the baker in your life? The 12 best new baking books

Add these to your list of holiday must-haves, whether it's for a gift for a favorite baker or for yourself.

Review: 'A Woman of No Importance,' by Sonia Purnell

NONFICTION: The riveting and sometimes harrowing story of Virginia Hall, the one-legged American spy who confounded the Germans.

Review: 'Deep Creek,' by Pam Houston

NONFICTION: In this quietly stunning memoir, Pam Houston finds kindness and solace in unusual places.