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Books in the News - 11/4/12

Hmong and AmericanHere are the books currently featured in the Sunday papers! 

This week, the Pioneer Press is featuring fall nonfiction by Minnesota authors including Profound Blessings by Catherine Capra-Leaf, A Life Interrupted: Living with Brain Injury by Louise Mathewson, Hmong and American: From Refugees to Citizens edited by Vincent K. Hart and Mary Louise Buley-Meissner, Land of 10,000 Loves:  A History of Queer Minnesota by Stewart Van Cleve, A Secret Life: The Lies and Scandals of President Grover Cleveland by Charles Lachman, and Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Michael Schumacher.  Also profiled was A Portrait of Pacifists: Le Chambon, the Holocaust, and the Lives of Andre and Magda Trocme by Richard P. Unsworth.My Ideal Bookshelf

On the Minneapolis side in the Star Tribune, My Ideal Bookshelf by Thessaly La Force showed up in The Five Spot (five faves section).  In the Books section, nonfiction titles reviewed include Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks, Custer by Larry McMurtry, and The Fun Stuff by James Wood.  Reviewed short stories collections included It Takes You Over by Nick Healy and Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie.  The lone novel reviewed was Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.

Happy reading!


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