During a time of increased feminist moments, it’s natural to expect more insightful pieces of literature written by women, about women, like Edina resident Jackie Hanson’s first novel, A Place in Time.
J.K. Rowling, Ann Patchett and George Saunders offer invaluable advice for graduates.
An editor at Doubleday wants to meet with 31-year-old James Francis Smale about his manuscript. The editor? Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
There's a mystery at the heart of this month's book pick, Paris by the Book.
Kurlansky covers human milk, bovine milk, goat milk, yak milk, lactase, lactose intolerance and much, much more in this worldwide examination.
Two novels from Minnesota author Julie Schumacher will leave readers laughing and loving their main character.
Rewind back to the year 1986. This was when Edina native Caitlin Hamilton Summie walked across Edina High School’s graduation stage, and later studied Middle Eastern history in Massachusetts. However, before graduating high school, Summie took a specialized creative writing class and was editor at Images, the Edina High School’s literary magazine. With a passion for writing, Summie knew she had always been meant to write.
When it comes to writing unique and captivating tomes, critically acclaimed Minn. author Sheila O’Connor has succeeded.
News of the World by Paulette Jiles opens on a rainy evening in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1870. Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd reads from national and international newspapers to a crowded room. People pay a dime for the chance to listen to stories about the Arctic, India, and Chicago. After the reading, a freight hauler approaches Captain Kidd.
For just over a decade, the Gryphon Press has provided what it calls “a voice for the voiceless” by offering children thoughtfully illustrated books which highlight the human-animal connection while fostering empathy in young readers for other living beings. “For me, the most important part is that Gryphon is known for fair witness and justice,” publisher Emilie Buchwald says.