This brilliant novel is based on the life of playwright John Millington Synge, told through the eyes of his lover.
- KATHERINE BAILEY, Star Tribune
“Orion, You Came and You Took All Our Marbles,” a quirky novel by Kira Henehan, published by Milkweed Editions of Minneapolis, has been named to the Believer Book Award short-list.
- Laurie Hertzel, Star Tribune
- Max Sparber, MinnPost.com
Bob Dylan’s lyrical muse Suze Rotolo dies at 67Rotolo, an artist and Dylan’s girlfriend and lyrical muse when he came to prominence in the early 1960s, died Friday. She was 67.
- Associated Press
Making it in any scene is a difficult task, but breaking into hip hop as a female performer is especially hard. Local word maven Desdamona has managed this task.
- Jessica Armbruster
Four hours of soul-stirring, rousing country–not the Tim McGraw variety or the Taylor Swift attitude, mind you, but the real stuff, the rural kind of country they don’t play on country radio stations
- Natalie Gallagher, City Pages
It’s obvious Gray puts an effort into making his audience feel comfortable, sheltered, and warm.
- Cindal Lee Heart, City Pages
In “Song of Extinction” — a very good new play by EM Lewis — almost all of the characters are trying to bury their pain in something else, be it music, teaching or even entomology.
- Rob Hubbard , Pioneer Press
Examining the death of a family
- Ed Huyck, City Pages