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Books in the News - 2/24/13

When Stravinsky Met NijinskyHere's all the book news from the local newspapers in this last week of February 2013.

At the Pioneer Press, we have:

Haints by Clint McCown - Collection of interconnected stories

Dakota Child, Governor's Daughter: The Life of Helen Hastings Sibley by Bruce A. Kohn - Biography of Henry Sibley's daughter

A Minnesota Kid: In Search of Heroes and Ghosts by David Butwin - Memoir of growing up in St. Paul

When Stravinsky Met Nijinsky: Two Artists, Their Ballet and One Extraordinary Riot by Lauren Stringer - Picture book by the Minnesota Book Award winner

And in the Star Tribune Books section:80 Days

Benediction by Kent Haruf - Novel of a man's life on the High Plains

Lake People by Abi Maxwell - Debut novel about a young woman's search for identity

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History by William Klingaman and Nicholas Klingaman - Global climate change in 1816, told by a historian and a metereologist

Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's HIstory-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman - Thrilling race in 1889 between two journalists

Bleeder by Shelby Smoak - Memoir of a young man who contracted HIV through a blood transfusion

Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes -- The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists by Napoleon A. Chagnon - Nonfiction by a polarizing anthropologist about his work with the Yanomamo Indians

 by Roy Scranton and Matt Gallagher - Anthology about war and the aftermath of war


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