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New York Times Travel: Kerouac's Mexico
“Kerouac never took Mexico very seriously,” said Jorge García-Robles (THE STRAY BULLET).
“I Did it for Me”: Breaking Bad and the Politics of Entrepreneurial Life
Matthew Huber, author of LIFEBLOOD, notes a connection between Breaking Bad and oil. (Note: If you have not watched the end of Breaking Bad's final season—there are spoilers.)
The Minnesota Daily Book Club: Penumbra
Penumbra “provided a much-needed cultural alternative to the kinds of plays … offered by the predominantly white theater institutions of the Twin Cities,” writes author Macelle Mahala.
Graham's Foundation interview: Kate Hopper
"As many parents of preemies know, writing can lead to healing."
MPR's Appetites: Heirloom squash bring color to the fall table
Beth Dooley (MINNESOTA'S BOUNTY) on what's in season now.
Flavorwire Exclusive: Read Excerpts From F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Teenage Diary
Taken from THE THOUGHTBOOK OF F. SCOTT FITZGERALD.
The Great Railroad War – Buffett’s Take on the Battle and Its Implications for Investing
Feature on Larry Haeg's HARRIMAN VS. HILL in GuruFocus.
Tell me a story: Genomics vs. Indigenous Origin Narratives
Kim TallBear, author of NATIVE AMERICAN DNA, writing for Gene Watch.
New York Times Review of Books: The Land of Dreams
"What wonders there are in America’s own backyard, if we only think to look." Brief review of Vidar Sundstol's novel in NYTBR's Crime section.
"An evocative novel that draws together past and present."
Scandinavian Crime Fiction reviews Vidar Sundstol's THE LAND OF DREAMS.
Barbara Fister's September Pick: The Land of Dreams
"After reading the first, I’m impatient to read the rest." (Review cross-posted on Scandinavian Crime Fiction.)
A "charming" diary of 14-year-old F. Scott Fitzgerald
Star Tribune reviews THE THOUGHTBOOK.
Fighting Breast Cancer: To Pink Or Not To Pink?
Samantha King, author of PINK RIBBONS, INC., interviewed on KUOW radio.
"The most significant person to Burroughs’s Mexican experience was undoubtedly his troubled wife."
The Arts Fuse reviews Jorge Garcia-Robles' THE STRAY BULLET.
James J. Hill and the day the railroads roiled Wall Street
MinnPost interviews Larry Haeg, author of HARRIMAN VS. HILL.
MN Reads: Stewart Van Cleve
KUMD interviews the author of Land of 10,000 Loves.
EverydayFamily on Ready for Air
I know Kate. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her in person, hearing her read her words. She’s lovely. But I didn’t know this part of her story, and I’m devouring it.
Leonardo: Picturing the Cosmos
With their saturated colors and hyper-realistic detail, along with their promise of revealing the unseen universe, the images from the Hubble Space Telescope, launched in 1990, have a unique place in our visual culture.
Leonardo: The Heretical Archive
The starting point of this study is a reflection on the archive, more precisely on the seminal rethinking of the archive as an intersection of "law" and "place" as put forward by Jacques Derrida in Archive Fever.
Marx & Philosophy: Value in Marx
A review of George Henderson's book.