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'Books For Africa' Donations Hit 2 Million Mark In TanzaniaTom Warth, founder of 'Books for Africa,' turned 80 on Friday. He celebrated his eighth decade right after completing a 20-mile fundraising walk in the heat and humidity of Africa.
Best Winter Book Club PicksWinter is a great time to hang out with a group of friends and discuss great books.
Steamy Romances To Keep You Warm This Valentine's DayWinter has finally descended and chilly temperatures are here to stay for Valentine's Day.
Holiday Gift Guide For Your Favorite BookwormHoliday shopping can be stressful, but this gift guide will make it much easier! Our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that will please everyone on your list.
Book Details History Of Faribault Woolen MillThe Faribault Woolen Mill has been keeping people warm with wool blankets since 1865. It is Minnesota's oldest manufacturer. Now you can learn more about this company's long history in a new book called "Faribault Woolen Mill: Loomed in the Land of Lakes."
Mpls. School District Cuts Ties With Publisher Over Racist BooksMinneapolis Public Schools has cut ties with a publisher that provided books with racial stereotypes.
7 Best Books Written By Internet CelebritiesThere used to be a day when celebrities were movie stars and rock stars. The World Wide Web changed everything and created a whole new brand of star: the Internet sensation.
Protesters Demand Mpls. Schools Cancel Contract With Company Over Racist BooksProtesters interrupted a Minneapolis school board meeting Tuesday night and brought it to an abrupt end. They were demanding that the district cancel a contract with a company that provided children’s books filled with racial stereotypes.
Summer Reading Picks You Can Actually Read Any Time Of YearThe Internet is full of summer reading lists and I’ve always wanted to recommend six works of literature to bored strangers online, so I put together this selection of books I suppose you could read on a beach if you really want.
11 Fantastic Audiobooks You Can’t MissThey say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but judging by the immersive experience of these eleven audiobooks, sound can be worth a whole lot more.
'Floating Library' Connects Books To BoatersOn this sunny Saturday, we take you to a library checkout line that was very backed up. But the available books were in a rather unique location -- the middle of Silver Lake in St. Anthony. Silverwood Park is hosting a unique to way for storytelling this weekend, called "The Floating Library."
Wander Minnesota: 'Inspired By Books' At The MIAAt the Minneapolis Institute of Arts , of course there's always so much going on around visual arts. But the museum also offers frequent tours of a literary bent: Inspired by Books, tours that combine the museum's extensive visual arts collection with themed explorations of books.

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