CHICZ MAGAZINE Review of "To Be Sung Underwater" a Novel by Tom McNeal
By Kathleen Pohlig
To Be Sung Underwater is a story of first love, forgotten dreams and yearning for what might have been.
Judith has a seemingly happy and successful life in California, a life s... Posted on 3/11/13 at 10:26 AM
REALLY EATING Book Club -- is it really about the books?
My Book Club met at my place last night. I guess the book might be perceived as extraneious, but we did read a book, Shattered Innocence: The Abduction of Jaycee Dugard - The Untold Story by Robert Sc... Posted on 1/30/13 at 9:04 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Hungarian Mushroom Soup
The first time I saw the word Hungarian describing mushroom soup, I was perplexed. I am a descendent of grandparents who came to the United States from Hungary when they were young adults. My mother w... Posted on 10/2/11 at 12:19 AM
Mike Roberts, author of The Last Keeper at Split Rock, will share maritime stories on Wednesday, June 12 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, 205 3rd Avenue West, Alexandria. The cost is $13.
Dr. Clifford Becker, former resident of the Miltona area, recently published a book titled Conversations with a World Traveler in which he recalls 30 years of living and working abroad as a direct-hire university professor.
Although Julia Olson’s poetic inspirations began as a child, she said they were “locked away in the depths of her mind until now and like spirits of the past, waited in the shadows for someone or something to set them free.”
Linda Greseth of Alexandria has always dreamed of becoming a published author. That dream recently became reality, but not quite in the way she expected it to.
Instead of writing a book, she wrote a song.
Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin, co-authors of the book The Last Kings of Norse America – Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire, will speak at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria on Thursday, May 10 at 1 p.m.
There have been a few books that I’ve read in my life that have sent me to the copy machine or a note pad to record passages that really spoke to me – passages that I don’t want to forget.
One of the first was from John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. This was required reading followed by a long paper in my sophomore college humanities class.
Karen Simmons, County Librarian
, February 08, 2012
Through the My Favorite Book program, 6-year-olds in Alexandria received a book about positive character-building traits titled My Favorite Book. The program is sponsored by area businesses.
The full color book is organized into stories concerned with teaching positive citizenship values to youngsters.
People rarely celebrate banned objects, words, or thoughts. Monday, September 26, 2011, will be one of those unique occasions. At the University of Minnesota, Morris Rodney A. Briggs Library, readings from banned and challenged books will begin in the McGinnis Room at 7 p.m.
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