Laurie Hertzel

Senior Editor | Books
Phone: 612-673-7302
Laurie Hertzel is the books editor for the Star Tribune, which means she spends hours every day opening boxes, and each night lugs home more books than anyone could read in a lifetime. But she’s not complaining and knows exactly how lucky she is to be paid to write about books. (When she’s not opening boxes.)

Recent content from Laurie Hertzel

FICTION: "The Age of Miracles," by Karen Thompson Walker

A luminous mixture of realism and dystopian fiction.

Updated: July 21, 2012, - 04:18 PM

FICTION: "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry," by Rachel Joyce.

A man heads out on a walking journey to deliver a letter to a dying friend.

Updated: July 21, 2012, - 04:18 PM

BOOKMARK: 'Minnesota Mayhem' reveals a dark past

"Minnesota Mayhem" is a compendium of murders, accidents, fires, blizzards and all kinds of other unfortunate incidents.

Updated: July 17, 2012, - 09:34 AM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Students from Champlin Park and Anoka high schools -- rivals in athletics -- are teaming up for a big reading event this summer and fall.

Updated: July 07, 2012, - 04:46 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Going Full Circle walking tour now a book

Updated: June 30, 2012, - 04:46 PM

Thriller writer plumbs the dark side

Ten questions (plus one) for an author: Lisa Unger.

Updated: June 24, 2012, - 04:14 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Madeline Island art colony classes in full swing

Updated: June 16, 2012, - 05:47 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Library fundraiser features local writers

Updated: June 09, 2012, - 06:23 PM

Summer preview: Hot books for hot days

When temperatures soar, break out the novels and paperbacks. We have suggestions galore.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 12:03 PM

Summer books: Brian Freeman, Midwest murder man

Minnesota thriller writer Brian Freeman builds his bestsellers around location, location, location.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 10:00 AM

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