Every Thursday, MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide. (MPR Illustration)
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So far this year, Minnesota is one of the coolest places on earth. Even with the warm days of late summer — including a heat wave that depressed attendance at the Minnesota State Fair — the state's temperatures are still running below average for 2013.
Just how cool has it been? And how does Minnesota compare with the rest of the globe, which is having its sixth-warmest year on record?
Next week we’ll be featuring three great young adult authors on The Daily Circuit. Rainbow Rowell, Gene Luen Yang and local author Carrie Mesrobian exemplify the kind of smart, insightful writing coming out of the genre today. While their books are classified as YA, they feature great writing and interesting characters that appeal to adult…
The year end book lists are coming out. Here are 4 varied lists. Amazon’s Top 20: Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” tops a combined list of fiction and non-fiction. It’s hard to articulate just how much — and why — “The Goldfinch” held such power for me as a reader. Always a sucker for a good…