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Host of MPR News with Kerri Miller, weekdays 9-11AM. @onmprnews for conversations. Follow @thethreadmpr for all things books.

What should colleges be doing to address racial tension on campus?

Canada in the headlines provides the perfect excuse to read 'Canada'

Welcome to Night Vale creators on fear and the unknown — The creators of Welcome to Night Vale on being "caught between what they know and what they don't yet know that they don't know."

Billy the Kid, 'the Holy Grail of Western Americana' — A recently authenticated photograph of Billy the Kid could go for millions at auction. Kerri Miller picks a book that digs into the truth of the Western legend.

Marilynne Robinson explores faith and belief — In "Gilead," Pastor John Ames writes a letter to his young son and contemplates what it means to believe, to doubt and to search.
Sep 29, 2015

RT @thethreadmpr: With the news full of discussions about faith, @KerriMPR recommends picking up Marilynne Robinson's "Gilead":…

Remember 9/11 through literature — It took time for writers to process and understand how America -- and the world -- changed after the attacks on Sept. 11. Now, a growing number of novels address the tragedy and its aftermath.

Fall reads: Three new books not to miss — In the publishing world, fall is known as "big book" season. This mix of fiction and non-fiction are at the top of my must-read stack.

Sampling new foods at the fair and on the page — The tantalizing, spice-infused descriptions of food in Richard Morais' novel, "The Hundred Foot Journey," will leave you hungry -- but the book will leave you satisfied.

'Devil in the White City': A very different time at the fair — With the Minnesota State Fair only days away, "Devil in the White City" offers a historical take on the dark side of another fair.

Relevant reads: Three novels about Cuba — As relations improve between the U.S. and Cuba, more Americans will be able to travel to the island nation. These three novels will have you reaching for your passport.
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Nov 27, 2015

As a kid, I played with Barbies long after it was time to give them up. I've decided to think of that as an exercise in storytelling.

Nov 27, 2015

For everyone asking for title of Thanksgiving Day book, it is "Mayflower" by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Nov 27, 2015

So fantastic to hear @DessaDarling admit to loving Snickers & whiskey. I'm not the only one with a silly palate!

Nov 27, 2015

RT @Hunter_Pryde: @KerriMPR im just hoping my book shows up before december. I have a week with the fam and will need the distraction

Nov 27, 2015

Seeing Carole King's "Beautiful" at matinee today. Anyone seen it yet?

Nov 26, 2015

Guess which book is back on the bestseller list after Paris attacks?

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