FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Minnesota Book Award winners
University of Minnesota Press's The Opposite of Cold, North Country, and News to Me receive Minnesota Book Awards.
From left: Aaron W. Hautala, photographer, The Opposite of Cold; Todd Orjala, UMP's Senior Acquisitions Editor in Regional Studies; Michael Nordskog, author, The Opposite of Cold; and Mary Lethert Wingerd, author, North Country: The Making of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Press is excited to announce four significant persons and three books that received Minnesota Book Awards on Saturday, April 16th, 2011.
News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist, by Star Tribune books editor Laurie Hertzel (Readers' Choice Award)
North Country: The Making of Minnesota, by Mary Lethert Wingerd (Award for Minnesota)
The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition, by Michael Nordskog, with photography by Aaron W. Hautala (Award for General Nonfiction)