MN Reads

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Author interviews connecting you with the latest books by Minnesota authors.

Find out who's writing in Minnesota on Minnesota Reads. The North 1033 spotlights books by Minnesota authors every week.


374 Pieces

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MN Reads welcomes author of "Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works", Atina Diffley. Her book is a story of the working land and how we live i...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
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In "Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota," author Stewart Van Cleve writes about the necessity of an "illustrated, concise and region...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 10:43
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MN Reads speaks with author Anton Treuer. His book, “The Assassination of Hole in the Day” explores the murder of the controversial Ojibwe chief wh...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 08:21
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MN Reads talks with Beth Dooley. Her book, "Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook" is a home chef’s guide to shopping and cooking from Mi...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2013
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads speaks with Author Rachel Hanel about her latest work "We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down" a look into death and dying through a life ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 13:40
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"Minnesota Reads" features Minnesota authors talking about their work. This week's guest is Caroline Burau author of "Answering 911: Life in the Ho...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 07:56
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Minnesota Reads is a new feature on Northland Morning, featuring Minnesota authors talking about their work. We talk with Heid Erdrich. Her book, O...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2013
  • Length: 08:22
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads spoke with Neal Karlen. His book, Augie's Secrets: The Minneapolis Mob and the King of the Hennepin Strip is an excavation of historical r...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2013
  • Length: 09:14
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Folks in the Northland who know Chris Monroe's sometimes dark humor might have expected something different in her latest collaboration with author...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2013
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 1
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A picturesque manual on how to enjoy the beauty, wonder, and, yes, insanity of ice-fishing all year round. Breining's book, “A Hard Water World: I...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Casanova is the author of several books, including "Moose Tracks and Wolf Shadows" and "Frozen," the story of a young woman’s struggle to spea...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Dave Kenney talks to KUMD about his book “Minnesota in the ‘70s." The 1970s were more than big hair, mirror balls, and leisure suits. Minnesota tra...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:16
  • Purchases: 1
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KUMD talks with poet Anna George Meek about her new collection “Engraved”. Inspired by nineteenth-century Webster's Dictionary engravings, "Engrave...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:28
  • Purchases: 1
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We'll talk with author Mark Anthony Rolo, an enrolled member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, about his book, “My Mother is Now Ear...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 11:42
  • Purchases: 1