books

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2 books by Garrison Keillor coming out this fall

One is a memoir, the other is a novel set at Lake Wobegon.

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Lineup revealed for second Wordplay festival in Minneapolis

Stephen King was among the authors who appeared in last year's inaugural event.

Morris Day and Prince.

Morris Day dishes on Prince friendship in new autobiography

"On Time: A Princely Life in Funk" was released on Tuesday.

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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton heading to Minneapolis for book talk

The mother and daughter have written a book together.

Bob Dylan friend Louie Kemp (from "Dylan & Me")

What was Bob Dylan like growing up? His boyhood pal wrote a book about it

This is Louie Kemp's first time opening up about his friendship with Dylan.

Book of never-before-seen Prince photos coming soon

They come from the collection of a photographer who worked with the singer for 25 years.

Report: Prince's memoir will finally be released

Prince had announced the book just weeks before his sudden death.

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St. Paul native buys Garrison Keillor's bookstore, gives it new name

Common Good Books is becoming Next Chapter Booksellers.

Stephen King announced for inaugural book fest in Minneapolis

Celebrated author Amy Tan has also been announced for the Wordplay festival.

Rise of Amazon, digital books forcing St. Paul used book store to close

Sixth Chamber Used Books has called Grand Avenue home since 1995.

Michelle Obama adds more dates to her book tour, including St. Paul

The former First Lady has sold 3 million copies of her book.

Mystery bookshop turns to GoFundMe to stay in business

Once Upon A Crime has a cult following in the Twin Cities.

'Little Free Library' creator Todd Bol dies at 62

Todd Bol had been battling pancreatic cancer.

Literary festival cancels Garrison Keillor appearance after outcry

Fans of the festival weren't too happy with his booking.

Target stirs controversy over 'bleeped' words

Words like "transgender" were briefly replaced with asterisks on Target's website

St. Paul mayor wants to eliminate library late fines

Fines disproportionately impact lower-income users, he says.

Bookstore in downtown Stillwater fighting to stay open

The owner of the store had a rough 2017, and he's trying to fight past it.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's name removed from national book award

It follows concerns over racist depictions in her 'Little House on the Prairie' series.

Duluth schools removes 2 American classics from required reading due to racial slurs

The Duluth chapter of the NAACP called it a move that was long overdue.

Minnesota author learns her debut novel won prestigious Kirkus prize via Twitter

The way Lesley Nneka Arimah discovered she'd won the Kirkus award is great.