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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Author William Swanson talks about his exploration into the unanswered questions of the 1972 crime. From MN Historical Society Press.

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Author John Diers talks with MN Reads on KUMD about the romance of old train depots ... and romances that start in them; from University of Minneso...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Lisa Westberg Peters shares her book, Fractured Land: The Price of Inheriting Oil, which is a look into the challenges faced by a daughter who's in...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 11:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Berg joins MN Reads to talk about his book, "Minnesota's Miracle: Learning from the Government That Worked," a lawmaker’s account of how govern...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 09:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Diane Fay Skomars about her book, "Have I Taught You Everything I Know," a collection of daily advice written to her daughter, Monette, following a...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Minnesota Reads welcomes UMD's Linda LeGarde Grover to talk about her new book, "The Road Back to Sweetgrass." Set in Northern Minnesota, "The Road...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Larry Haeg joins us to talk about his book "Harriman V Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War" from the University of Minnesota Press. The ...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 10:34
  • Purchases: 1
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We will talk with author Art Coulson about his book, The Creator's Game, a children's book focusing on the game of lacrosse. For more information o...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with Gayla Marty about her book, Memory of Trees: A Daughter's Story of a Family Farm, published by the University of Minnesota Pres...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with author Lori Sturdevant about her book, Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women's Movement, a powerful record of an era ...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with author Thomas Misa about his book, Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry, which reveals the inner workings...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with author Amanda Paa about her book, Smitten with Squash, the fourth book her Northern Plate series, published by Minnesota Histor...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:39
  • Purchases: 2
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MN Reads talks with author John Moriarty about his book (co-authored by Carol Hall), Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota, a user-friendly guide to...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:58
  • Purchases: 2
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MN Reads talks with writer and beadwork artist Cheryl Kay Minnema, a member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, about her new children's book Hungry ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with author Phyllis Root about her latest book, Plant a Pocket of Prairie, a children’s book about the endangered prairie ecosystem,...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with Kate Roberts, co-author (with Adam Scher) of Toys of the '50s, '60s and '70s (Minnesota Historical Society Press), a snapshot o...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us as we talk with author Elizabeth Dorsey Hatle about her book, "The Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota," where she explores the history of the Klan i...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:07
  • Purchases: 1
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MN Reads talks with author Michael Fedo about his book, Zenith City: Stories from Duluth, a collection of essays reflecting upon the local lifestyl...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We talk with author Jeff Miller about his book Scoop: Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop, a personal tale from Jeff and his partner’s first year run...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:35
  • Purchases: 1
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KUMD talked with author Robert Zink about his book "The Three-Minute Outdoorsman," a humorous collection of essays that bring the latest science ne...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1