Book pick: 'Wild Boy' by Mary Losure Tom's book Pick of the Week is Mary Losure's "Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron." The young-adult book tells the true story of an 18th century French boy who was found living alone in the woods.The Daily Circuit, March 25, 2013
Book Pick: 'Nate in Venice' by Richard Russo Kerri's book pick this week is Nate in Venice by Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo. Kerri is as interested in the company that published the novella as she is in the book itself. Instead of Random House, Russo's usual publisher, Nate in Venice was released by Byliner, a company that publishes digital-only short stories, novellas, and non-fiction meant to be read in under two hours.The Daily Circuit, February 4, 2013
December 4, 2013, 09:12 AM
Next week we’ll be featuring three great young adult authors on The Daily Circuit. Matt de la Pena, Gene Luen Yang and local author Carrie Mesrobian exemplify the kind of smart, insightful writing coming out of the genre today – they feature great writing and interesting characters that appeal to adult and young readers, alike.…
November 15, 2013, 09:11 AM
During the 11 a.m. hour today, Tom Weber will have a conversation with journalist and Minneapolis native Adam Minter. We’re talking garbage, recycling, trash and scrap. It’s the theme of Minter’s new book “Junkyard Planet.” Part of the conversation will include how to reuse items we’d otherwise throw out. We asked you submit your best…
July 12, 2013, 10:07 AM
"I think that, with the Supreme Court most recent ruling on gay marriage, that one chapter of the civil rights movement that we think of when we think of the 1950s and 60s is over."