MN Reads

Join us Thursday mornings at 8:20 for Minnesota Reads on Northland Morning,  featuring Minnesota authors talking about their work.

Minnesota Reads is supported in part by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

In her book, author and historian Brenda Child tells her own family's stories from the Red Lake Reservation and stories of a people trying to sustain their lifeways and their families during the World War I era and the Great Depression.

Author Lori Evert and her husband, nationally-recognized photographer Per Breiehagen, were captivated by their daughter, Anja, in some of the traditional Norwegian garb given her by her grandma.  The result is a magical fantasy called "The Christmas Wish."  Published by Random House.

 

Author Deb Larson talks about the experiences in her own family that shaped her story "One Frozen Lake," about a grandfather introducing his grandchild to the wonders of ice fishing.

Author Abe Sauer explains how reading the same book over and over and over to three kids can result in writing a new book out of desperation!

Author Andy Steiner talks about the idea of resilience ... and how the people she interviewed for her book demonstrate that we may have more than we think.

Author and erstwhile standup comedian Lorna Landvik talks about her (almost) autobiographical book, "Best To Laugh.

Molly Beth Griffin is here to talk about her book, Rhoda's Rock Hunt, a children's book following the story of little Rhoda's adventure while on a hike with her aunt and uncle. The book is illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell. For more information on Rhoda's Rock Hunt, visit mollybethgriffen.com

Minnesota Reads on Northland Morning features Minnesota authors talking about their work. Join us Thursday mornings at 8:15 for Minnesota Reads, here on Northland Morning, your community connection.

We will talk with author Jeff Miller about his book Scoop: Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop, a chronicle of Jeff and his partner's first year operating both an ice cream shop and a bed and breakfast in Hayward, Wisconsin. For more information about Scoop: Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop visit www.mnhs.org.

6/5 MN Reads: "Scoop: Notes From A Small Town Ice Cream Shop" by Jeff Miller

Dave Kenney and co-author Thomas Saylor take a look at a forgotten decade that put Minnesota on the national map.

Author Mary Casanova is our guest. Several of her books, including “Moose Tracks” and “Wolf Shadows” have just been released in paperback, as has “Frozen”: the story of a young woman’s struggle to speak for herself—no matter the risks.

We talk with essayist Greg Breining. His book, “A Hard Water World: Ice Fishing and Why We Do It” is a trip into the occasionally oddball world of ice fishing.

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