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Broadcast Features, Book Reviews, Author Interviews & Literary Festivals

What makes Drury Lane Books so unique? 

Watch and listen here.

Listen to this Duluth News Tribune podcast here.  

Minnesota Public Radio listeners name Drury Lane Books one of their Top 5 favorites in the state.


Listen Live or Stream it on / 90.7 FM North Shore Community Radio

Talking Books with Drury Lane Books

Gwen Danfelt is our longtime store manager, Community Read moderator, informed, passionate critic, and more. Check out her monthly interviews on WTIP North Shore Community Radio every 4th Monday of the month between 9am-10am CT. Gwen shares what's new at the bookstore and what she is reading. If it is book-related, Gwen is talkin' about it. 

Listen to Gwen's April 2023 segment here.


Superior Reads with Lin Salisbury

Superior Reads is WTIP’s monthly author interview hosted by Lin Salisbury. It airs on the fourth Thursday of the Month at 7pm, and repeats on the following Saturday at 6am CT. Tune in and listen to the archives.

February 23

An in-depth interview with author V. V. Ganeshananthan about her novel Brotherless Night  > Buy the book


March 23 

Lin Salisbury talks with award-winning author Shannon Gibney about her novel The Girl I Am, Was, and Never Will Be > Buy the book


March 31

Lin and author Karen Fine, DVM, discuss acupuncture, holistic healthcare, narrative medicine, house calls, and how to introduce a pet to a new member of the family. The Other Family Doctor: A Veterinarian Explores What Animals Can Teach Us About Love, Life, and Mortality will appeal to pet owners and animal lovers of all breeds. What can they teach us? A lot. Listen here  > Buy the book


April 27

In this edition, Lin interviews author J Ryan Stradal about his new novel, Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club: A Novel. Listen here. > Buy the book


Superior Reads Shortys with Lin Salisbury

Shortys features 7 questions in 7 minutes with authors. Check out the interviews with Klecko, Marcie Rendon and others.

North Shore Readers and Writers Festival

November 1-4, 2023

The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival, hosted by the Grand Marais Art Colony, will celebrate its 5th biennial festival and provide opportunities for both readers and writers to interact with phenomenal Minnesota authors. The festival will be held November 1-4, 2023. Events will mostly take place in-person this year, with a small number of virtual options available, as well. Sessions will be hosted in the Art Colony buildings and studios in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Registration will open later this summer. Watch this space for news and updates.

Presenting Fall 2023 Festival Authors:
Brenda Child
Rebecca Foust
Carolyn Holbrook
Danny Klecko
Mona Power
Lisa Golden Schroeder
Michael Torres
Taté Walker

The Grand Marais 2023 Readers and Writers Festival is hosted by the Grand Marais Art Colony, with partnering support from Drury Lane Bookstore, WTIP North Shore Community Radio, Library Friends, and the Grand Marais Public Library.