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Benson: English vs. French

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Edgar Allan Poe first saw in print his poem “The Raven” on Jan. 29, 1845. You might recall from high school literature that the raven visited the poet on a cold December night and would say only one word, “Nevermore,” a word that rhymed with …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: English vs. French

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Edgar Allan Poe first saw in print his poem “The Raven” on Jan. 29, 1845. You might recall from high school literature that the raven visited the poet on a cold December night and would say only one word, “Nevermore,” a word that rhymed with …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Detroit Lakes author, illustrator publish first children’s book

December 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Just in time for Christmas, two creative Detroit Lakes residents have joined forces to publish a new children’s book. Continue Reading

St. Ben’s, St. John’s a new haven for book arts

December 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The deluge of digital in our everyday lives seems to be unstoppable. E-readers and tablets are increasingly popular. Staff in the art, history and English departments and Literary Arts Institute have worked to create a minor in book arts, an art form that attempts to transform what’s possible from a book, the St. Cloud Times reported. Continue Reading

Winfrey picks Mathis’ debut novel for book club

December 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Winfrey announced Wednesday that she has chosen Ayana Mathis’ debut novel, “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie,” for her book club. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf moved up publication from early next year to this week, and an author interview will be aired Feb. 3 on the “Super Soul Sunday” program on Winfrey’s OWN network. Continue Reading

Nolan Ryan to serve up beef cookbook in 2014

December 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A new book by baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan will be a bit of a sizzler. Continue Reading

Nobel winning economist Roth has book deal

December 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

One of this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize for economics is working on a new book. Continue Reading

BOOK NOTES: “The Wisdom of Psychopaths”… “The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread” …

November 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

List of new books at the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks Libraries. Continue Reading

An evening of literature and film Sept. 22 in Bemidji

September 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An evening of literature and film will be presented beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Wild Rose Theatre located in the Masonic Temple, 501 Bemidji Ave. N., in downtown Bemidji. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., author gets it right in first book

August 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Book Review: ‘Out of the Blue’ Continue Reading