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November 16, 2019
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South Dakota student opposed a YA novel for mandatory college reading. The backlash from famous authors was fierce
November 16, 2019 - 2:05pm
October 31, 2019
Kelly Florence (left) and Meg Hafdahl are the authors of "The Science of Monsters: The Truth about Zombies, Witches, Werewolves, Vampires and other Legendary Creatures." Photo submitted by Florence
Minnesota authors chase the horror dream: 'I wanted zombies to be real'
October 31, 2019 - 7:00am
September 22, 2019
Ryan Jacobson, a Mora, Minn., publisher, likes to write, edit and publish inspirational books sometimes geared toward children to give them something to dream about. Special to The Forum
Author of books about Vikings' Thielen talks about self-publishing
September 22, 2019 - 7:30am
September 13, 2019
Author Dr. Denise K. Lajimodiere spoke about her new book “Stringing Rosaries: The History, the Unforgivable, and the Healing of Northern Plains American Indian Boarding School Survivors,” Thursday, Sept. 12, at the main Fargo library. Natasha Rausch / Forum News Service
Author unveils tragedies behind Native American boarding schools
September 13, 2019 - 9:30am
September 8, 2019
The Ingraham family on a recent trip to South Dakota. Christopher Ingraham / Special to The Forum
'This place is home': Reporter who called Minnesota county 'worst place to live' writes book about how much he likes it
September 8, 2019 - 7:30am
August 27, 2019
Set in a Minnesota North Shore town, "Virgil Wander" tells the story of a region and its residents who, for reasons of choice or circumstances, never made it out of their defunct industrial district. Getty Images / Special to The Forum
After a decade off between books, local author's battle with illness reshapes second novel
August 27, 2019 - 7:00am
August 15, 2019
Little-known Dylan and Duluth story, as featured in Louie Kemp's memoir:  in the mid-1970s, a bunch of the characters from Rolling Thunder Revue holed up at the bungalows at Spirit Mountain. Kemp (left), Joan Baez and Bob Dylan were among the vacationers.  Photo courtesy of Louie Kemp
Louie Kemp's memoir is front-row seat to lifelong friendship with Bob Dylan
August 15, 2019 - 7:00am
July 29, 2019
Rosie the Robot is a customized Little Free Library that sits outside of Judy Gibbins-long’s house in Horace, N.D. Structures like this give community members access to free books at any given time. Meagan Deanne / The Forum
'Take a book, share a book': Little Free Libraries spread love of reading
July 29, 2019 - 9:45am
July 5, 2019
In this 2015 photo, a group of students stand in support of Aaron Knodel, a West Fargo teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage student. He was acquitted of most of the charges, and the other charges were dismissed. Forum News Service file photo
New book on 'female desire' tells story of woman who accused West Fargo teacher of underage sex
July 5, 2019 - 7:23pm
June 24, 2019
File photo. Author Judith Krantz shops at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, May 18, 2000. Krantz, who reigned for decades as the international queen of poolside reading with her fictional tales of sex and shopping, died on June 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. She was 91. (Ruby Washington/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
June 24, 2019 - 8:11am
June 23, 2019
U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland (D-New Mexico) speaks at a book signing event Sunday, June 23, in Bismarck. Natasha Rausch / Forum News Service
New book shows Native Americans are not 'extinct,' New Mexico rep says at Bismarck event
June 23, 2019 - 7:58pm
June 21, 2019
A wet plate portrait of SaNoah Solange LaRocque of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. Shane Balkowitsch / Special to The Forum
American Indian photos captured in old way for new book
June 21, 2019 - 6:07am
June 20, 2019
Teresa Peterson has authored a children's book "Grasshopper Girl." Peterson is a Dakota from the Upper Sioux Community and tells a story of the Unktomi, the Dakota trickster, as told to Peterson's mother, Psipsicadan Wicinyanna, the Grasshopper Girl. The new book will be celebrated from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Granite Falls Public Library. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
A Dakota story to inspire young readers
June 20, 2019 - 4:02pm
June 15, 2019
A Barnes & Noble store in New York on Aug. 25, 2016. Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer.
Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
June 15, 2019 - 9:35am
June 6, 2019
David Sedaris. Photo by Ingrid Christie via Little, Brown
David Sedaris talks Brexit, Duluth and blackened toenails
June 6, 2019 - 11:34am