Britain's Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall presents the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018 to British writer Anna Burns during the prize's 50th year at

Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'

The vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power is set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence. It is to be published in the U.S. by Minneapolis-based Graywolf Press.

Review: 'Unsheltered,' by Barbara Kingsolver

October 12
Barbara Kingsolver Photo by Steven Hopp
FICTION: Two families — one modern, one in the 1870s — watch their American dreams crumble.

Sally Field comes to Minn. with new memoir: 'It became my confidante'

October 13
Sally Field is curious to find out what attendees will be curious about at Talking Volumes. “I’m looking forward to it,” she said.
As Sally Field pieced together her storied life, a new memoir "became my confidante, my best friend, my companion."

Todd Bol, creator of the Little Free Library movement, dies at 62

October 18

After terminal cancer diagnosis, Little Free Library founder feels like 'most successful person I know'

October 18
Todd Bol reflects on the movement he sparked, and the seeds he planted in neighborhoods across America — and beyond.

Review: 'The Library Book,' by Susan Orlean

October 12
NONFICTION: Susan Orlean's ambitious "The Library Book" is homage, investigation and appreciation.

New York Times bestsellers

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Twin Cities area book events Oct. 21-28

KATHLEEN NOVAK: “The Autobiography of Corrine Bernard.” 5 p.m. today. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. BROOKE BARKER: “Sad Animal Babies.”…
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October 16

Review: 'Melmoth,' by Sarah Perry

FICTION: In Sarah Perry's taut and blackly playful "Melmoth," a mythical figure becomes all too real.
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October 15

Twin Cities area book events Oct. 14-21

JACK ZIPES: “Fearless Ivan and His Faithful Horse Double-Hump” and “The Book of One Hundred Riddles of the Fairy Bellaria.” 5 p.m. today. Magers…
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October 15
In "Border Town," monsters can cross over from the Aztec underworld into a small Arizona town on the U.S.-Mexico border.

'Border Town' is a comic about immigration and Latino identity – and monsters

A Mexican-American bond led the way to DC Vertigo’s new hit series “Border Town.” Part of Vertigo’s fall relaunch of new titles, “Border Town” (the…
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October 15

Reviews: 'Rainsongs,' by Sue Hubbard, and 'The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt,' by Ken Krimstein

Rainsongs By Sue Hubbard. (Overlook Press, 220 pages, $25.95.)  Sue Hubbard’s quiet, gorgeous “Rainsongs” doesn’t rely on plot — there is not very much to…
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October 12

Booksellers recommend books: Subtext on the Broken Earth trilogy

The Broken Earth trilogy by N.K. Jemisin N.K. Jemisin creates a fantastic world after climate change has ruined the Earth. Those who hold real…
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October 12
Maryse Condé, who lives in Paris, appeared via videolink Friday after she was awarded the New Academy Prize in literature.

Maryse Condé wins literature prize awarded as alternative to Nobel

The New Academy Prize in literature was established by a group of about 100 Swedish cultural figures as a substitute.
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October 12
Newlyweds may find unknown commonalities when blending books.

Should newlyweds combine their book collections?

Many couples maintain strictly separate stacks through years and decades, while others find a way to marry different tastes.
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October 12

Review: 'Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption,' by Susan Devan Harness

NONFICTION: Susan Devan Harness relates the challenges she faced trying to connect with her Native family.
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October 12

Review: 'Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger,' by Rebecca Traister

NONFICTION: Rebecca Traister offers a bracing, virtuosic examination of female anger and its power to make history.
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October 12

Review: 'Evergreen Tidings From the Baumgartners,' by Gretchen Anthony

FICTION: Minnesota writer Gretchen Anthony humorously reveals a family's discord.
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October 10

Minn. publishers Graywolf and Coffee House have National Book Award finalists

Graywolf has finalists in poetry and fiction; Coffee House in poetry.
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October 9

New York Times bestsellers

FICTION 1. Lethal White, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown) The fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series. Detectives Strike and Ellacott investigate a crime…
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October 8

A rogue of a father and 'Sweet Little Lies'

FICTION: Page-turning debut set in London offers a fractured family and a murder mystery.
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October 8

Captain Marvel to get new comic series ahead of big-screen debut

Captain Marvel, one of the formidable heroines of the Marvel universe, will get a hero's welcome in a new comic book series that begins in…
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October 6
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Twin Cities area book events Oct. 7-14

POETRY: With Tracy Youngblom and Elizabeth Weir. 7 p.m. today. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. CURT BROWN: “Minnesota 1918.” 4:30…
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October 6

Readers recommend books: 'The Dust That Falls From Dreams'

I’m currently reading “The Dust That Falls From Dreams,” the first of two books by Louis de Bernières chronicling the “Pals,” inseparable childhood friends during…
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October 5
Rebecca Traister uncovers the hidden history of female fury in “Good and Mad,” which brings her to St. Paul’s Fitzgerald Theater Oct. 17.

Feminist author Rebecca Traister talks 'female rage' ahead of St. Paul appearance

Her new book praises the revolutionary force of female anger.
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October 5

Reviews: "Fearless Ivan and His Faithful Horse Double Hump," retold by Jack Zipes, and "Holy Ghost," by John Sandford

Fearless Ivan and his Faithful Horse Double-Hump: A Russian Folk Tale By Pyotry Yershov, retold by Jack Zipes. (University of Minnesota Press, 88 pages, $18.95.)…
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October 5
Nicole Chung Photo by Erica B. Tappis

Review: 'All You Can Ever Know,' by Nicole Chung

NONFICTION: In this dazzling debut memoir, a Korean-American woman ponders the truth of her birth parents.
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