Night Metro Editor

Pam Miller is one of two night metro editors for the Star Tribune. In her 30 years at the paper, she has also worked as a copy editor, reporter and West Metro Team editor.

Miller previously worked at the Duluth News Tribune and the Anchorage Daily News. She lives in Old Frontenac, Minn.

Review: 'How it Went,' by Wendell Berry

FICTION: In the novel "How it Went," an American literary legend explores a familiar theme — what is lost when small agrarian communities fade and fold.

Review: 'Demon Copperhead,' by Barbara Kingsolver

FICTION: Barbara Kingsolver's latest, and best, re-creates "David Copperfield" in America's Appalachians.

Review: 'Essentially: Essays,' by: Richard Terrill

NONFICTION: Cranky and wise, Minnesota essayist salutes the things that matter most.

Review: 'Teachers in the Forest,' by Barry Babcock

NONFICTION: Barry Babcock's inspirations include an Ojibwe spiritual leader and wolves.

Review: 'The Dickens Boy,' by Thomas Keneally

At 16, Charles Dickens' son immigrated to Australia. What became of him there will transfix readers in this novel by the author of "Schindler's List."

Don't Miss: 'When Ghosts Come Home,' by Wiley Cash

Review: 'Within These Woods,' by Timothy Goodwin

NONFICTION: Essays celebrate the joy and connections to be found in the deep woods.

Apple Valley man's death was caused by home fireworks, police say

Police received a call just after 10 a.m. Sunday that the man was lying deceased in a back yard on Gavotte Avenue.

One killed, one critically hurt when Green Line train hits vehicle

Review: 'The Leave-Takers,' by Steven Wingate

FICTION: Amid much death, a troubled couple create a life worth fighting for.