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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780385523912
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - September 21st, 2010

Gwen's pick, also our local book group read for November! It is a FASCINATING read. I am learning so much.


Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062645234
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

Joan's pick


Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais: Early Accounts of the Anishinaabeg and the North Shore Fur Trade Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781517905934
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - November 13th, 2018

Gwen's pick -- This detailed history of Grand Marais life in the 1820s is my first foray into local history. Author Tim Cochrane has extensive primary sources and paints a full picture of the hardscrabble life up here during that time. Makes me want to read more about our local history (good thing we have a well stocked section.)


Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780060256678
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Published: HarperCollins - February 18th, 2014

Gwen & Grace's pick -- we've been reading these poems a lot at home, accessible for a 3 year old but fun for adults too.


Minnesota, 1918: When Flu, Fire, and War Ravaged the State Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781681340807
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - February 15th, 2018

Hillary's pick


The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894784
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 11th, 2017

Mary Ellen's pick