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51 Years Ago, Two Minnesota Teens Broke Barriers for Women in Sports

In 'Break Point,' author Sheri Brenden tells their story.

January 24, 2023

Liz Collin’s High School Classmate Reviews Her Stupid New Book

With sources like convicted murderer Derek Chauvin and his mother, the former WCCO-TV reporter serves up red meat to Alpha News junkies in 'They’re Lying.'


Books and a Bite: Pairing the Best Local Bookstores with the Ideal Lunch

New books read over tasty eats is a true afternoon delight.


It’s Transphobic Comedy’s Biggest Week, Minneapolis!

Plus more dumb thoughts from Matt Birk, a new Black-owned bookstore, and the cost of campaigning in today's Flyover.


Garrison Keillor: ‘Violently Angry Women’ Just Don’t Understand My New Novel

The disgraced radio icon didn't like the Star Tribune's review.

April 20, 2022

‘A Natural Curiosity’: New Book Celebrates The Bell Museum’s Big Ideas

“If nothing else, when people read this, I think they can come to understand what a wonderful treasure this is for the state and for the country."

April 15, 2022

In 1970, Minneapolis Teachers Risked it All, Broke the Law, and Went on Strike

The author of the forthcoming "Strike!" talks about the chance teachers took: "By picking up a placard and going on the street, you have automatically lost your job. That's how the law was written."

February 23, 2022

Meet the MN Book Influencers Blowing Up on TikTok, Instagram

Is this the most wholesome corner of the internet? Yes it is.

January 26, 2022