Ah, Sundays… thank goodness for the book reviews…
Seven new and 16 selected stories by a master of the form.
- Mark Athitakis, Star Tribune
The life of Alan Lomax, who traveled the world, collecting and preserving folk music.
- Curt Schleier, Star Tribune
A compelling recounting of the events that led up to the Cherokees being forced out of Georgia.
- Glenn C. Altschuler, Star Tribune
Annie Proulx’s memoir about building a house touches on the emotional and spiritual meaning of home.
- Christy DeSmith, Star Tribune
As former Los Angeles Times book editor David Ulin notes, we are developing shorter attention spans that make it increasingly difficult to read those old-fashioned objects called books.
- Chuck Leddy, Star Tribune
A widow in postwar America takes stock of her life in this latest novel by a National Book Award winner.
- Jim Carmin, Star Tribune
In Show Your Face!, a group of eastern European performing artists bring a small snowsuit to life and send it on an journey of discovery. “It started out really cute,” my friend Katie said afterwards, “and then there was the puppet rape.”
- Jay Gabler, TC Daily Planet