Review: 'Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures,' by Ben Mezrich

Review: 'Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures,' by Ben Mezrich

NONFICTION: Author Ben Mezrich recounts the thrilling quest to bring the woolly mammoth back to life.

REVIEWS: 'Girl on the Leeside,' by Kathleen Anne Kenney, and 'The Road to Jonestown,' by Jeff Guinn

July 21
REVIEWS: 'Girl on the Leeside,' by Kathleen Anne Kenney, and 'The Road to Jonestown,' by Jeff Guinn

Review: 'Jane Austen at Home,' by Lucy Worsley, follows trail of nearly homeless author

July 21
Review: 'Jane Austen at Home,' by Lucy Worsley, follows trail of nearly homeless author
NONFICTION: Unmarried and unsuccessful in her lifetime, Jane Austen relied on family.

Review: 'Stephen Florida,' by Gabe Habash

July 21
FICTION: A brooding young North Dakota wrestler nearly comes unhinged.

Review: 'When the English Fall,' by David Williams

July 21
FICTION: A solar storm causes the loss of modern technology.

Road trip with kids? These audiobooks will help keep your family happy in the car

July 21
We broke down these suggestions by age, but you'll enjoy them even if you're old enough to be in the driver's seat.

Readers recommend books: 'Silage' and 'This Close to Happy'

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July 19

More accolades for Twin Cities writer Lesley Nneka Arimah

Her short story, "Glory," wins an O. Henry prize, and her story collection is longlisted for a Brooklyn Library Literary Prize.
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July 19

Lost book by Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' discovered

"Miracle" find turns up in archives of "Where the Wild Things Are" author.
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July 18

New York Times bestsellers

FICTION 1. Camino Island, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island. 2. Murder Games, by…
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July 17

Talking Volumes' fall lineup includes Sherman Alexie and Amy Tan

Memoir, history, fiction and spies:‚ÄČThere's something for everyone at this book club.
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July 17

Review: 'The Almost Sisters,' by Joshilyn Jackson

FICTION: Joshilyn Jackson's novel explores women's bonds, racial tension and privilege.
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July 17

Will American movie audiences embrace foreign comic-inspired 'Valerian'?

Can the movie "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets," premiering Friday, break through the foreign graphic novel barrier?The comics starring Valerian and his…
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July 15

Author Sherman Alexie cancels much of book tour; Twin Cities' fate unclear

Grief and depression have taken their toll, he says on Facebook. It's unclear yet if his planned Twin Cities appearance is affected.
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July 15

Bookstores recommend books: Common Good on 'Please Kill Me'

“Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk,” by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain I’d never declared a desert island read for…
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July 14

BOOKMARK: We asked readers if they keep a book journal: Here's what they said

Do you keep a journal of the books you read? Here's what some folks do to track their books, with ratings from "blah" to "excellent."
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July 14

Review: 'Among the Living and the Dead,' by Inara Verzemnieks

NONFICTION: Lush, polished prose reveals past and present.
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July 14

Review: 'Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India,' by Sujatha Gidla

NONFICTION: The boisterous life of an Indian family that fought the caste system.
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July 14

Review: 'Roots, Radicals and Rockers,' by Billy Bragg

NONFICTION: Musician and activist spins a fantastic history of a little known but influential British musical form of 1950s.
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July 14

Book review: 'A Paris All Your Own,' edited by Eleanor Brown

NONFICTION: Female authors reflect on the power of the City of Light.
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July 14

Review: 'The Reason You're Alive,' by Matthew Quick

FICTION: A touching and hilarious novel about a Vietnam vet reconnecting with his son and hunting down an old enemy.
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July 13

These new picture books have a unique Minnesota twist

A new crop of kids' books celebrates adventure, family and, like any good Minnesota book, summer.
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July 13

Edwidge Danticat, Yiyun Li and Lydia Davis headline this fall's U of M writers series

The annual series will bring in three poets, two short-story writers, and three nonfiction writers over several weeks in the fall.
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July 11

New York Times bestsellers

FICTION 1. Camino Island, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island. 2. The Silent Corner,…
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July 10

A guide to comic book stories that inspired 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" absolutely nails the Spidey that most fans fell in love with. The movie lifts from various sources to put together a cohesive launch…
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July 9

Review: 'Thousand Star Hotel: Poems,' by Bao Phi

POETRY: Bao Phi's knockout second collection is bitingly funny and heartbreaking.
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July 9

REVIEWS: 'American Fire,' by Monica Hesse, and 'The Salvager,' by Mary Frances Doner

American Fire By Monica Hesse. (Liveright, 304 pages, $26.95.)   “American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land,” is a page-turner of a…
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