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

How Erin Morgenstern created 'Night Circus'

Inspired by an Internet writing project, Erin Morgenstern sat down to write her first novel. Five years later, "The Night Circus" came alive on paper.

Updated: October 28, 2012, - 08:02 AM

The 'Little House' books grow up

A new edition preserves the original text of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books but includes a wealth of letters, speeches, notes and context.

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 07:11 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Nick Healy launches his award-winning story collection at the Loft.

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 04:42 PM

Bookmark: Poet Jane Yolen in town to launch new book

Poet Jane Yolen in town to launch new book.

Updated: October 20, 2012, - 03:20 PM

Rhoda Janzen: She's still a funny girl

The original Mennnonite in the little black dress has a second memoir, just as funny - and serious - as the first.

Updated: October 08, 2012, - 02:43 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Twin Cities Jewish Book Fair features David Wellstone.

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 03:28 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

Kathleen Jesme's prize-winning chapbook is now in print

Updated: September 22, 2012, - 07:03 PM

'Frozen': A story that wouldn't let go

A grim paragraph in a history of Koochiching County in northern Minnesota burrowed into Mary Casanova's brain and demanded to be written.

Updated: September 14, 2012, - 04:18 PM

Book review: Women talk about booze

A collection of 28 thoughtful and sometimes beautiful essays exploring all aspects of co-existing with -- and sometimes without -- alcohol.

Updated: September 10, 2012, - 03:28 PM

If you like to read, you'll want to 'Read This!'

What started as a list of good reads turned into one of the season's hottest titles.

Updated: September 08, 2012, - 03:38 PM

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