Franken's Memoir To Cover Life From 'SNL' To SenateSen. Al Franken has a book deal for a memoir that will cover his career from "Saturday Night Live" to his years in Washington. Twelve, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Minnesota Democrat's book is scheduled for 2017 and is currently untitled.
WCCO's Health & Fitness Contributor Ali Holman Releases New BookThe book is called "#StrongGirl: 20-Minute Workouts and Quick Meals to Keep You Lean, Trim, and Powerful".
Fmr. Gov. Ventura Releases 2nd Edition Of 'American Conspiracies'Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is releasing a second edition of his book, "American Conspiracies." To promote the release of the book, he will be making a number of appearances.
Posthumous Vince Flynn Novel Debuts On Best-Seller ListTwo years after author Vince Flynn passed away, the St. Paul native is back on the best-seller list. The latest Flynn thriller, titled "The Surivor," went on sale at midnight. It's already No. 2 among best-sellers at Barnes and Noble stores nationwide.
'Thanks A Million!': Champlin Woman Hopes To Inspire Others To Be ThankfulThis is the week when we pause to consider the many reasons we're thankful. But for one woman in the north metro, that happens every week. Lisa Steinberg of Champlin is leading a movement to get more people to express their gratitude every day of the year.
Mankato Writer Releases Horror Fiction Publication An English instructor at Minnesota State University instructor has produced a literary magazine that focuses on the horror genre. Colin Scharf teamed up with a fellow writer based in Colorado to release "Spooklights," which was published in August.
The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The USWhile traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.
Minn. Man Recounts Experience In UAE Prison A Minnesota man who spent nine months in prison in the United Arab Emirates for posting a satirical video online says he felt fear at times and was kept in filthy conditions.
MN Native, Comedic Catholic Author Is A 'Saint' In New BookSt. Paul native and popular author Lino Rulli – who's also a former WCCO-TV reporter – has a new book out. It's called "Saint" and it's another serving of Rulli's humorous and irreverent take on religion and the Catholic Church. Rulli's ability to make people laugh while talking about God has taken him far. He went from having a cable show in the Twin Cities, to reporting at WCCO, to his current job for the past seven years hosting a national daily Sirius radio show.
Minn. Author Writes About Unrest In Egypt, Last YearIt has been a weekend of unrest and uncertainty in Egypt. The country's military removed President Mohammed Morsi from office days ago but what happens next remains to be seen.
'Everybody Wishes They Had A Father Like Mark Weber'Friends and family are mourning the death of a beloved soldier, author and family man as Lt. Col. Mark Weber died Thursday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 41 years old.
Prominent MN Women React To Facebook COO's 'Lean In' BookA controversial new book on women and leadership is topping best-seller lists and it's got people talking.
Minnesota's Biggest Art Heist Chronicled In New BookThirty-five years later, the tale of two people trying to solve the biggest art heist in Minnesota history is being chronicled in a new book.
Gov. Scott Walker Downplays Presidential Talk Gov. Scott Walker is distancing himself from talk of running for president after word surfaced he's working on a memoir.
Hamline Prof Authors Book On Legislative DysfunctionWhy is it, that some lawmakers repeatedly try to pass legislation despite all evidence saying it's destined to fail?