If you are looking for a new author - funny, touching with a midwestern bent (say David Sedaris if he'd grown up in Wisconsin and had a beard and wielded an axe) look no further than Matt Geiger. His new book "Astonishing Tales".
Matt Geiger talks with Heidi and John on the Thursday Morning Show
I am someone who falls deeply into novels. It's not uncommon for me to dream about the characters I'm reading about.... they become a part of my consciousness for the time that I'm inside a novel.
I also rely on fiction to kind of "take me away" from my real life. Non-fiction isn't my favorite genre, but when a novel talks about a contemporary issue that I didn't know about, I love that feeling of learning as well as diving into stories.
KAXE/KBXE focuses on the written word a lot. Whether it's for writers with Wordish on Monday mornings at 6:50, writer essays from Steve Downing or contributors to our Sunday night program Stay Human with Michael Goldberg.....
Lorna Landvik has been many things in her life - an actress, a comedian, a temp worker at the Playboy mansion....but what she is loved for in Minnesota is her novels. 22 years later, she's written a sequel to her very first book Patty Jane's House of Curl and it's just been published by the University of MN Press. Lorna Landvik will b