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How 2020 Changed Policing in Minneapolis—And How It Didn’t: A Talk With U of M Sociologist Michelle Phelps

In her new book, 'The Minneapolis Reckoning,' Phelps talks about the opportunities for change that were missed after 2020—and the opportunities that still remain.

Read an Excerpt from ‘Minescapes: Reclaiming Minnesota’s Mined Lands’

Author Pete Kero dives deep into the competing demands put on northern Minnesota's landscape.

Libraries!!! What Can’t They Do?

You can check out books, sure. But you can also listen to LPs, get seeds for your garden, or even use a 3D printer at your local library now.

7 Exciting New Books for Young Readers by MN Authors

Locally crafted literary adventures that transport you from the U of M to the Superior Hiking Trail and beyond.

Remembering the Time the Twin Cities’ Streetcar System Was Destroyed by the Minneapolis Mob

A Wall Street jerk, a Minneapolis mob leader, and the end of the Minneapolis-St. Paul streetcar network.

December 8, 2023

Inside Tropes & Trifles, the Twin Cities’ Only Romance Bookstore

Come on in, Booktokers—there's an enemies-to-lovers story with your name on it.

November 30, 2023

‘Holy Crap, This Is Like Some Kinda X-Rated Chuck Berry Song!’: Replacements’ Manager Peter Jesperson on First Hearing Their Music

In this excerpt from his new book, 'Euphoric Recall,' Peter Jesperson talks about meeting the Replacements, becoming their manager, and recording their debut album for his label, Twin/Tone.

November 14, 2023

TD Mischke’s New Book Will Gas You Up for Minnesota Winter

‘Winter in the North is one of the more extraordinary things to happen on planet earth,’ says the longtime Twin Cities writer/radio host/podcaster/musician.

November 2, 2023