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

Papermakers win state Book Artist Award

Women behind Cave Paper in Minneapolis honored.

Updated: December 20, 2011, - 08:11 AM

NONFICTION REVIEW: "Dangerous Ambition: New Women in Search of Love and Power"

An ambitious bio of powerhouse journalists Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 05:12 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Holiday readings coming fast and thick as snowflakes--including with Carol Connolly, St. Paul's poet laureate, and Garrison Keillor.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 05:10 PM

Ten questions for Larry Watson

The author is in town to read from his new novel, "American Boy." Here he recalls his early inspirations: Hemingway, Salinger and Classics Illustrated comics.

Updated: December 11, 2011, - 05:06 PM

BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

First in Hocking's 'Trylle' series pubs commercially in January

Updated: December 10, 2011, - 04:51 PM

Club Book has a new season lineup

Novelists (Stewart O'Nan), nonfiction writers (Anne Fadiman) and local stars (Lynne Rossetto Kasper) will speak.

Updated: December 09, 2011, - 07:15 PM

The Browser: The latest from the local scene

Local event to honor Tomas Tranströmer and his Nobel Prize.

Updated: December 03, 2011, - 06:18 PM

Keillor's bookstore is moving, joining Macalester

Common Good Books will move to Snelling and Grand, gaining 1,000 square feet and a new partnership.

Updated: December 03, 2011, - 09:22 AM

Holiday books roundup: Regional

FICTION"AMERICAN BOY" by Larry Watson (Milkweed Editions, $24)After a lengthy hiatus, the author of "Montana 1948" is back with a...

Updated: November 30, 2011, - 11:23 AM

Holiday roundup: Wrapped up in books

Readers recall their favorite gifts of books.

Updated: November 27, 2011, - 08:55 AM

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