Declan Keenan

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty novels. In her latest book she “tackles fractured family relationships through the story of a quietly unhappy nuclear family trapped in a narrative of their own making.”

What We're Reading, June 2020

Jul 1, 2020

We hear from authors Kristan Higgins, Anne Enright, and David Pepper--they all have new novels to tell us about, and later in the show we’ll hear from social media personality and author Tea Hacic-Vlahovic, community member Ryan Zemek will reflect on fatherhood and Cormac McCarthy’s novel the Road, and we’ll hear from Minnesota writer Sun Yung Shin, she’s the editor of the book A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, which was recently selected as our next One Book One Minnesota read.

The killing of George Floyd, a black man from Minneapolis, by a police officer was like pouring gasoline on a smoldering fire. As many of us watched the protests grow across the country, you may have found yourself wondering: How did we get here? What can we do? And hopefully now you’re can we move forward--together? 

What We're Reading, May 2020

Jun 10, 2020

We hear from writer Brooke Fossey on her debut novel about seniors in an assisted living facility coming together to help a troubled young woman, it’s called The Big Finish; Sue Monk Kidd asks what if Jesus had a wife and envisions what her life may have been like in her new highly anticipated novel The Book of Longings.

Explore Minnesota with Amy Rea

Jun 9, 2020

Summertime in Minnesota is the perfect time for exploring all that the state has to offer, and especially now during a pandemic, visiting our parks and shorter day trips seem like a great way to get out of the house and spend some time outdoors. So, reach for the newest edition of Explorer’s Guide Minnesota and plan your next trip. It’s "the perfect guide to navigate Minnestoa’s cities, lakes, and everything in between." There’s something for everyone in this book! Hear our interview with author Amy Rea.