A Nonfiction Tour of America: 50 Books for 50 States

Minnesota's is THE MUSIC OF FAILURE by Bill Holm.

The Music of Failure by Bill HolmGarrison Keillor who? In these essays by Bill Holm, we get a picture of Minnesota in all its vexing contradictions, from the glorious prairie to reading poetry in nursing homes. Holm’s point of view is straightforward and full of lyricism, a true reflection of his homeland.

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By: Elisabeth Donnelly