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Reviews of Lisa Crayford’s practical and concise “Waterfalls of Minnesota” and Linda LeGarde Grover’s poems of sacrifice, love and family in “The Sky Watched.” more

Apr 3, 2017 3:20 PM Books & Video

Reviews of “Night Sky with the Naked Eye” by Bob King, “The Tao of Nookomis” by Thomas D. Peacock and “Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes” by Joel Stone. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM , Books & Video

Editor Konnie LeMay selects some of the best regional children’s books she read this year. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of "The Legend Lives on: S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald" from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society, the DVD "Upper Great Lakes Paranormal Files" from Don Hermanson and "Locally Laid" by Lucie B. Amundsen. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of "Tracking the Beast" by mystery writer Henry Kisor and coffee-table book "Let's Go Fishing" by Eric Dregni. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of "Waterfalls of Michigan" by photographer/writer Phil Stagg and "Ship Captain's Daughter," Ann Lewis' memoir. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of Ann Treacy's "The Search for the Homestead Treasure" and Roslyn A. Nelson & Starla J. King's "Wide Awake. Every Week." more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books & Video

This is the best time of year for a great mystery, when the wind howls and it’s better to stay inside to learn more about an old friend you’ve known for a decade. It’s also perfect timing for the rerelease of this timeless picture book. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books & Video

Double-N Donn: More on the Great Hinckley Fire

Some readers may recall my article about the Hinckley Fire, “Surviving the Flames,” which appeared in the August/September 2014 issue. At the time I wrote the article I was unaware of a remarkable book about the fire by Daniel James Brown. more

Jan 28, 2016 10:10 AM Superior Notes

Six children's books reviewed: "Twig's Guide," "North Woods Girl," "Hungry Coyote," "Underwater Adventures with Louis and Louise," "A Bird on My Hand" and "The Littlest Loon." more

Nov 11, 2015 12:00 AM Books & Video

A book of poetry, a crime thriller and a story of friendship, reviewed. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books & Video

Three kinds of histories – personal, human and ecological. more

Aug 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of two mystery tales: Margi Preus' "Enchantment Lake" and Dan Cashman's "The Reflectory." more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of "Blue Men & River Monsters," "Water and What We Know" and "Where Silence Gathers." more

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of three books of regional history: "Images of America: Hancock," "Twin Ports by Trolley" and "Death at the Lighthouse: A Grand Island Riddle." more

Feb 1, 2015 12:00 AM , Books & Video

Reviews of seven kid-friendly books: "Winter Bees," "My Puppy Gave to Me," "The Best Part of a Sauna," "Rhoda's Rock Hunt," "Plant a Pocket of Prairie," "Babies of the Wild" and "One Gorilla." more

Dec 1, 2014 12:00 AM Books & Video

Reviews of "Scoop: Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop" and "Yankee Yooper on the Keweenaw." more

Oct 1, 2014 12:00 AM , Books & Video

Reviews of five books about traditional and modern Anishinaabeg culture: "Original Local," "Hungry Johnny," "The Road Back to Sweetgrass," "Talking Sky" and "Spirit of the Ojibwe." more

Aug 1, 2014 12:00 AM Books & Video

This rich anthology about a small community 10 miles west of Duluth should be savored and appreciated one story at a time. Leave it by your favorite easy chair to read a little each day. No need to be a history buff or a local to enjoy it. more

May 9, 2014 10:38 AM Books & Video

Reviews of Dan Kemp's "A Yooper's Summer on Isle Royale," Michael Perry's "From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio" and Joel Austin's "Discovering the Penokees." more

Apr 1, 2014 12:00 AM Books & Video

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