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November 16, 2019
South Dakota student opposed a YA novel for mandatory college reading. The backlash from famous authors was fierce
ABERDEEN, S.D. — When she was a junior at a small South Dakota college in 2016, Brooke Nelson joined a committee to pick the book incoming...
November 16, 2019 - 2:05pm
October 31, 2019
Minnesota authors chase the horror dream: 'I wanted zombies to be real'
DULUTH — Portrait of Kelly Florence, the child: drawn to scary movies, rooting for King Kong, wonders why everyone is being so mean to Frankenstein’s...
October 31, 2019 - 7:00am
September 22, 2019
Author of books about Vikings' Thielen talks about self-publishing
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Self-published author Ryan Jacobson said he always looks for inspirational stories. The Mora, Minn., man, who talked with...
September 22, 2019 - 7:30am
September 13, 2019
Author unveils tragedies behind Native American boarding schools
FARGO — Native American boarding schools are America’s “best kept secret,” and author Denise Lajimodiere has set out to reveal it. In...
September 13, 2019 - 9:30am
September 8, 2019
'This place is home': Reporter who called Minnesota county 'worst place to live' writes book about how much he likes it
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. — From the crowded hustle and bustle of the East Coast, across the flatlands of the Midwest and over the Rocky Mountains...
September 8, 2019 - 7:30am
August 27, 2019
After a decade off between books, local author's battle with illness reshapes second novel
MOORHEAD, Minn. — When starting out as a writer, there's one rule that gets repeated over and over: "Write what you know." For Osakis, Minn.,...
August 27, 2019 - 7:00am
August 15, 2019
Louie Kemp's memoir is front-row seat to lifelong friendship with Bob Dylan
Among the lesser-known stories from the Dylan and Duluth mythology is the Rolling Thunder Revue group vacation, as Louie Kemp describes it in...
August 15, 2019 - 7:00am
July 29, 2019
'Take a book, share a book': Little Free Libraries spread love of reading
FARGO — Across the community, dozens of miniature freestanding schoolhouses, robots, telephone booths and huts dot the yards of homes, churches...
July 29, 2019 - 9:45am
July 5, 2019
New book on 'female desire' tells story of woman who accused West Fargo teacher of underage sex
WEST FARGO — A new book will feature a woman who accused her now-exonerated West Fargo teacher of having a sexual relationship with her while...
July 5, 2019 - 7:23pm
June 24, 2019
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
Judith Krantz, whose steamy, glitzy romance novels - about the obscene exploits of the obscenely wealthy - were devoured by millions of readers...
June 24, 2019 - 8:11am
June 23, 2019
New book shows Native Americans are not 'extinct,' New Mexico rep says at Bismarck event
BISMARCK — The last time U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) was in North Dakota was in 2016, when she supported the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe...
June 23, 2019 - 7:58pm
June 21, 2019
American Indian photos captured in old way for new book
BISMARCK — Shane Balkowitsch wants to capture 1,000 portraits of American Indians using a method dating back to the 19th Century,...
June 21, 2019 - 6:07am
June 20, 2019
A Dakota story to inspire young readers
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Stories once told as families gathered on long, cold winter nights inspire Teresa Peterson. They are the stories of...
June 20, 2019 - 4:02pm
June 15, 2019
Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
I wouldn't be the first, and I won't be the last, to note the irony of nostalgia for Barnes & Noble, the book retailer whose purchase by...
June 15, 2019 - 9:35am
June 6, 2019
David Sedaris talks Brexit, Duluth and blackened toenails
Writer David Sedaris will read from his latest collection of work in Duluth Thursday night. The essays in the book "Calypso" are funny at times...
June 6, 2019 - 11:34am