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 read all day. (When she’s not opening boxes.)

Recent content from Laurie Hertzel

Memoir steeped in violence, forgiveness

When Andre Dubus III began writing about his bleak childhood, he realized he had to reveal his family's secrets.

Updated: February 13, 2012, - 06:56 AM

MEMOIR: "Bringing Up Bebe," by Pamela Druckerman.

The secrets of parenting, French-style

Updated: February 10, 2012, - 11:03 AM

Tiger Mom has a few regrets

Amy Chua is coming to town to talk about Chinese-American relations and to answer questions about her provocative memoir.

Updated: February 07, 2012, - 10:25 AM

THE BOOKMARK: Newspaper accounts of Titanic make riveting reading

With the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic coming up in April, prepare to be inundated with books about the disaster.

Updated: February 04, 2012, - 04:38 PM

Minnesota Book Award finalists named

Familiar names abound on list of four finalists in each of eight categories. The winners will be announced in April.

Updated: January 28, 2012, - 10:33 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Hamline Midway Branch Library's Fireside Reading Series begins this week

Updated: January 28, 2012, - 05:32 PM

Fascinating and feisty Bucharest

With a mishmash of architecture and a rich but bloody history, Romania's capital rises from its past.

Updated: January 28, 2012, - 12:53 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Bloomington poet wins Pearl Poetry Prize

Updated: January 21, 2012, - 05:51 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Musician Suzzy Roche launches her debut novel at the Loft Literary Center.

Updated: January 14, 2012, - 05:41 PM

Macalester historian writes her third historical fantasy

Ten questions for an author: Andrea Cremer.

Updated: January 03, 2012, - 02:23 PM

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