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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

The topic of summer camp conjures up all kinds of memories for anyone who has gone.  Author Eric Dregni started attending summer camps at age 6.  He's never quit.  Dregni has now spent more than a decade as Director of Concordia Language Villages' Italian camp.  He's written several books about the Minnesota experience.

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David Housewright's latest Rushmore McKenzie mystery "Stealing the Countess" was nominated for the 2016 MN Book Award in genre fiction.  We talked whodunnits vs. whydunnits and how he puts together his mysteries. 

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News and Public Affairs Director Heidi Holtan talks with Minnesota author Kathleen Novak about her new book Do Not Find Me.  The book is up for a Minnesota Book Award.  The author shares her thoughts on the characters, the plot line and the inspiration behind the book.

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I wonder sometimes, what draws me and others to murder mysteries.  Sometimes I worry even. I asked Brian Freeman that, and he thought that need for suspense has always been there.  He recently talked with a group of kids and asked them what they liked to read and they shouted "scary stories!".

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