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The following bibliography contains authors who were born or lived in Minnesota. They are sorted alphabetically by author's last name.

I encourage anyone to point out any Minnesota authors I may have missed.

Dan Malosh @ MN1A Regional 2013/11/21 17:30

REFERENCES:
http://www.thefriends.org/events/mnba/outreach-materials/literary-map/

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Jonis Agee

Novels

  • Strange Angels (1993) - Available Formats: RC 39148
  • The River Wife (2007) - Available Formats: DB 64456

Joseph Anthony Amato

Historian - Born August 31, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_A._Amato

Nonfiction Works

  • Dust: A History of the Small and the Invisible (2000) - Available Formats: RC 51291

Poul Anderson

Novelist - Born November 25, 1926 in Bristol, Pennsylvania; Died July 31, 2001 in Orinda, California
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/a/poul-anderson/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poul_anderson#Biography

Novels

  • The Avatar (1978) - Available Formats: RC 14773
  • The Boat of a Million Years (1989) - Available Formats: DB 32289
  • Brain Wave (1954) - Available Formats: DB 59111
  • The Byworlder (1971) - Available Formats: RC 16724
  • The Dancer from Atlantis (1972) - Available Formats: RC 16554 | BR 02895
  • For Love and Glory (2003) - Available Formats: DB 57106
  • The High Crusade (1960) - Available Formats: RC 14375
  • The Merman's Children (1979) - Available Formats: RC 17415
  • Mother of Kings (2001) - Available Formats: DB 60096
  • Starfarers (1998) - Available Formats: DB 49154
  • Tau Zero (1970) - Available Formats: DB 13290

Series

Conan series (contributed to)
  • Conan the Rebel (1980) - Available Formats: DB 61193
Time Patrol series
  • The Time Patrol (omnibus; contains Books #1-9) (1991) - Available Formats: DB 35105
  • The Shield of Time (Book #10) (1990) - Available Formats: DB 33382
Future History of the Polesotechnic League series
  1. War of the Wing-Men (1958) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  2. Trader to the Stars (1964) - Available Formats: RC 16688
  3. The Trouble Twisters (1966) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. Satan's World (1969) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  5. Mirkheim (1977) - Available Formats: RC 11523
  • The Earth Book of Stormgate (1978) - Available Formats: DB 14616
Harvest of Stars series
  1. Harvest of Stars (1992) - Available Formats: DB 37776
  2. The Stars are Also Fire (1994) - Available Formats: DB 40383
  3. Harvest the Fire (1995) - Available Formats: DB 44528
  4. The Fleet of Stars (1997) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

B

Charles Baxter

Novels

  • The Feast of Love (2000) - Available Formats: DB 51804
  • First Light (1987) - Available Formats: DB 27147
  • Saul and Patsy (2003) - Available Formats: BR 15275
  • Shadow Play (1993) - Available Formats: DB 38535 | BR 09711

Collections

  • Believers: A Novella and Stories (1997) - Available Formats: RC 47019
  • A Relative Stranger: Stories (1990) - Available Formats: RC 33571

Sandra Benitez

Novels

  • Bitter Grounds (1998) - Available Formats: DB 63036
  • A Place Where the Sea Remembers: A Novel (1993) - Available Formats: DB 55916 | BR 09524 | Spanish: RC 52973

John Berryman

Poet - Born October 25, 1914 in McAlester, Oklahoma; Died January 7, 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Berryman#Life_and_career

Poetry Collections

  • Collected Poems: 1937-1971 (1989) - Available Formats: DB 45491
  • Delusions, Etc. (1972) - Available Formats: BR 02051
  • Recovery (1973) - Available Formats: BR 03065

Carol Bly

Novelist/Essayist - Born April 16, 1930 in Duluth, Minnesota; Died December 21, 2007 in Oakdale, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/carol-bly/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Bly

Collections

  • The Tomcat's Wife, and Other Stories (1991) - Available Formats: RC 36947

Nonfiction Works

  • Letters from the Country (1981) - Available Formats: RC 18644

Robert Bly

Poet - Born December 23, 1926 in Madison, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Bly#Life

Nonfiction Works

  • Iron John: A Book About Men (1990) - Available Formats: DB 31997
  • The Sibling Society (1997) - Available Formats: RC 44095

Poetry Collections

  • Loving a Woman in Two Worlds (1985) - Available Formats: RC 33628

Steven Brust

Novelist - Born November 23, 1955 in St. Paul, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/steven-brust/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Brust

Novels

  • Agyar (1993) - Available Formats: RC 37288

Series

Khaavren Romances series
  1. The Phoenix Guards (1991) - Available Formats: RC 43532
  2. Five Hundred Years After (1994) - Available Formats: RC 43533
  3. The Paths of the Dead (2002) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. The Lord of Castle Black (2003) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  5. Sethra Lavode (2004) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

Lois McMaster Bujold

Novels

  • The Spirit Ring (1992) - Available Formats: RC 37866

Series

Cordelia Naismith series
  1. Shards of Honor (1986) - Available Formats: BR 17287
  2. Barrayar (1991) - Available Formats: BR 09534
Curse of Chalion series
  1. The Curse of Chalion (2001) - Available Formats: RC 53074 | BR 13712
  2. Paladin of Souls (2003) - Available Formats: DB 57356 | BR 16837
  3. The Hallowed Hunt (2005) - Available Formats: DB 63819 | BR 17219
Miles Vorkosigan series
  1. The Warrior's Apprentice (1986) - Available Formats: BR 17281
  2. The Vor Game (1990) - Available Formats: BR 10544
  3. Ethan of Athos (1986) - Available Formats: BR 17164
  4. Falling Free (1988) - Available Formats: BR 09367
  5. Brothers in Arms (1990) - Available Formats: BR 10666
  6. Mirror Dance (1994) - Available Formats: BR 10665
  7. Cetaganda (1996) - Available Formats: BR 10688
  8. Memory (1996) - Available Formats: BR 11295
  9. Komarr (1998) - Available Formats: BR 13036
  10. Diplomatic Immunity (2002) - Available Formats: DB 54176 | BR 17544
  11. Cryoburn (2010) - Available Formats: BR 20104
  12. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance (2012) - Available Formats: BR 19770
  • Borders of Infinity (1989) - Available Formats: BR 17542
  • A Civil Campaign: A Comedy of Biology and Manners (1999) - Available Formats: BR 17543
Sharing Knife series
  1. Beguilement (2006) - Available Formats: DB 64999
  2. Legacy (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65034
  3. Passage (2008) - Available Formats: DB 66875
  4. Horizon: The Sharing Knife (2009) - Available Formats: DB 68548

C

Patricia Calvert

Novelist - Born July 22 19?? in Great Falls, Montana (moved to Minnesota)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/c/patricia-calvert/
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/80445.Patricia_Calvert

Novels

  • Glennis, Before and After (1996) - Available Formats: RC 45345
  • Hadder MacColl (1985) - Available Formats: RC 24516
  • The Snowbird (1980) - Available Formats: RC 19863
  • Writing to Richie (1994) - Available Formats: RC 39990

Series

Bigger series
  1. Bigger (1994) - Available Formats: RC 39559
  2. Sooner (1998) - Available Formats: RC 47841
  3. Betrayed! (2002) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

John Coy

Children's Author - Born August 9, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/c/john-coy/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Coy

Novels

  • Box Out (2008) - Available Formats: DB 69924
  • Crackback (2005) - Available Formats: DB 62753

Series

4 for 4 series
  1. Top of the Order (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69143
  2. Eyes on the Goal (2010) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  3. Love of the Game (2011) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. Take Your Best Shot (2012) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

D

Judy Delton

Children's Author - Born 1931 in St. Paul, Minnesota; Died 2001 in St. Paul, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/d/judy-delton/

Children's Books

  • The Elephant in Duck's Garden (1985) - Available Formats: RC 25700
  • Rabbit Goes to Night School (1986) - Available Formats: RC 28196
  • Two Good Friends (1974) - Available Formats: BR 02691

Series

Angel O'Leary series
  1. Back Yard Angel (1983) - Available Formats: DB 29586
  2. Angel in Charge (1985) - Available Formats: DB 29587
  3. Angel's Mother's Boyfriend (1986) - Available Formats: DB 29100
  4. Angel's Mother's Wedding (1987) - Available Formats: DB 29648
  5. Angel's Mother's Baby (1988) - Available Formats: DB 32475
  6. Angel Spreads Her Wings (1999) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  7. Angel Bites the Bullet (2000) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
Kitty series
  1. Kitty From the Start (1987) - Available Formats: DB 26552
  2. Kitty in the Middle (1979) - Available Formats: RC 26553
  3. Kitty in the Summer (1980) - Available Formats: DB 26554
  4. Kitty in High School (1984) - Available Formats: DB 26555

Kate DiCamillo

Children's & Young Adult Novelist - Born March 25, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/d/kate-dicamillo/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_DiCamillo

Novels

  • Because of Winn-Dixie (2000) - Available Formats: DB 50679 | BR 12917
  • Louise: The Adventures of a Chicken (2008) - Available Formats: BR 18036
  • The Magician's Elephant (2009) - Available Formats: DB 70066 | BR 18739
  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (2006) - Available Formats: DB 62599
  • The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread (2003) - Available Formats: DB 57805 | BR 15300
  • The Tiger Rising (2001) - Available Formats: DB 54216

Series

Mercy Watson series
  1. Mercy Watson to the Rescue (2005) - Available Formats: DB 62051
  2. Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride (2006) - Available Formats: DB 62778
  3. Mercy Watson Fights Crime (2006) - Available Formats: DB 64121
  4. Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65722
  5. Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig (2008) - Available Formats: DB 70222
  6. Something Wonky This Way Comes (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69669
Tales from Deckawoo Drive series
  1. Leroy Ninker Saddles Up (2014) - Available Formats: DB 80240
  2. Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon (August 2015) - NOT YET IN PRINT

Gordon R. Dickson

Novelist - Born November 1, 1923 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Died January 31, 2001 in Richfield, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/d/gordon-r-dickson/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_R._Dickson

Novels

  • The Pritcher Mass (1972) - Available Formats: BR 01998
  • Time Storm (1977) - Available Formats: RC 12891

Series

Dragon and the George series
  1. The Dragon and the George (1976) - Available Formats: BR 16717
  2. The Dragon Knight (1990) - Available Formats: BR 09094
  3. The Dragon on the Border (1992) - Available Formats: BR 09384
  4. The Dragon at War (1992) - Available Formats: BR 09385
  5. The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll (1994) - Available Formats: BR 10530
  6. The Dragon and the Djinn (1996) - Available Formats: BR 10692
  7. The Dragon and the Gnarly King (1997) - Available Formats: BR 16716
  8. The Dragon in Lyonesse (1998) - Available Formats: BR 17197
  9. The Dragon and the Fair Maid of Kent (2000) - Available Formats: BR 17208

Collections

  • Ancient, My Enemy (1974) - Available Formats: RC 08712
  • In Iron Years (1980) - Available Formats: BR 05243
  • Nebula Winners Twelve [Edited by Gordon R. Dickson] (1978) - Available Formats: RC 14302

Thomas M. Disch

Poet/Novelist - Born February 2, 1940 in Des Moines, Iowa; Died July 4, 2008 New York City, New York
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/d/thomas-m-disch/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_M._Disch

Novels

  • Neighboring Lives (with Charles Naylor) (1981) - Available Formats: RC 18180
  • On Wings of Song (1979) - Available Formats: RC 16397

Series

Supernatural Minnesota series
  1. The Businessman: A Tale of Terror (1984) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  2. The M.D.: A Horror Story (1991) - Available Formats: RC 39355
  3. The Priest: A Gothic Romance (1994) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. The Sub: A Study in Witchcraft (1999) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

Nonfiction Works

  • The Dreams Our Stuff is Made of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World (1998) - Available Formats: RC 48231 | BR 12179

Collections

  • Getting into Death and Other Stories (1974) - Available Formats: BR 03147
  • New Constellations: An Anthology of Tomorrow's Mythologies [Edited by Thomas M. Disch & Charles Naylor] (1976) - Available Formats: BR 03430

Bob Dylan

Musician/Poet - Born (Robert Zimmerman) May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Dylan#Origins_and_musical_beginnings

Nonfiction Works


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Kathleen Eagle

Novelist - Born November 8, 1947 in Virginia (resides in Minnesota)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/e/kathleen-eagle/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Eagle

Novels

  • Fire and Rain (1994) - Available Formats: DB 39637
  • The Last True Cowboy (1998) - Available Formats: DB 47742
  • Once Upon a Wedding (2002) DB 54839
  • Reason to Believe (1995) - Available Formats: DB 45461
  • Someday Soon (1984) - Available Formats: DB 35668
  • Sunrise Song (1996) - Available Formats: DB 44788
  • This Time Forever (1992) - Available Formats: DB 39740
  • What the Heart Knows (1999) - Available Formats: DB 49348

Series

Last Good Man series
  1. The Last Good Man (2000) RC 51341
  2. You Never Can Tell (2001) RC 54658 | BR 14248
Night Remembers
  1. The Night Remembers (1997) - Available Formats: DB 46185
  2. Night Falls Like Silk (2003) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

Charles A. Eastman

Memoirist - Born (Hakadah and later named Ohiyesa/Ohíye S’a) February 19, 1858 near Redwood Falls, Minnesota; Died January 8, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Eastman

Nonfiction Works

  • From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian (1916) - Available Formats: RC 34328 | BR 08804
  • Red Hunters and the Animal People (1904) - Available Formats: RC 37176
  • The Soul of the Indian: An Interpretation (1911) - Available Formats: DB 35016
  • Wigwam Evenings: Sioux Folk Tales Retold [co-authored with his wife Elaine Goodale Eastman] (1909) - Available Formats: DB 32745 | BR 08440

Louise Erdrich

Novelist - Born (Karen Louise Erdrich) June 7, 1954 in Little Falls, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/e/louise-erdrich/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Erdrich

Novels

  • The Antelope Wife (1997) - Available Formats: RC 46741
  • The Antelope Woman (2015) - NOT YET AVAILABLE IN PRINT
  • The Beet Queen (1986) - Available Formats: DB 23943
  • The Bingo Palace (1994) - Available Formats: DB 39114
  • The Crown of Columbus (co-authored with Michael Dorris) (1991) - Available Formats: DB 33023
  • Four Souls (2004) - Available Formats: DB 59355
  • The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse (1999) - Available Formats: DB 53273
  • Love Medicine (1984) - Available Formats: DB 22061
  • The Master Butchers Singing Club (2003) - Available Formats: DB 58796
  • The Painted Drum (2005) - Available Formats: DB 62861
  • The Plague of Doves (2008) - Available Formats: DB 66886
  • The Round House (2012) - Available Formats: DB 75641
  • Shadow Tag (2010) - Available Formats: DB 70647
  • Tales of Burning Love (1996) - Available Formats: DB 42836
  • Tracks (1988) - Available Formats: DB 28557

Series

Birchbark House series
  1. The Birchbark House (1999) - Available Formats: DB 48991
  2. The Game of Silence (2005) - Available Formats: DB 61109
  3. The Porcupine Year (2008) - Available Formats: DB 68022
  4. Chickadee (2012) - Available Formats: DB 79465

Collections

  • The Best American Short Stories [An anthology of stories edited by Louise Erdrich with Katrina Kenison] (1993) - Available Formats: DB 38344
  • The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories, 1978-2008 (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69544

Nonfiction Works

  • The Blue Jay's Dance: A Birth Year (1995) - Available Formats: BR 10450
  • Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country (2003) - Available Formats: DB 59035 INPROCESS

Allen Eskens

Novelist/Lawyer - Criminal Defense lawyer in Mankato, Minnesota. Studied at University of Minnesota and Hamline University School of Law.
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/e/allen-eskens/

Novels

  • The Life We Bury: A Novel (2014) - Available Formats: DB 79908
  • The Guise of Another (2015) - NOT YET IN PRINT

F

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Novelist - Born (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald) September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota; Died December 21, 1940 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/f/f-scott-fitzgerald/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Scott_Fitzgerald

Novels

Nonfiction Works

  • The Jazz Age (1931) - Available Formats: BR 10826
  • A Life in Letters (1994) - Available Formats: RC 44279

Collections

  • Babylon Revisited, and Other Stories (1960) - Available Formats: RC 20460
  • “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz” and Other Stories (1998) - Available Formats: DB 48239
  • Flappers and Philosophers (1920) - Available Formats: DB 47877
  • The Pat Hobby Stories (1962) - Available Formats: RC 10678
  • The Price Was High: The Last Uncollected Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1979) - Available Formats: RC 14542
  • Six Tales of the Jazz Age, and Other Stories (1925) - Available Formats: DB 68754 | BR 18322

Joanne Fluke

Series

Hannah Swensen series
  1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (2000) - Available Formats: DB 54603
  2. Strawberry Shortcake Murder (2001) - Available Formats: DB 53725
  3. Blueberry Muffin Murder (2001) - Available Formats: DB 55213
  4. Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (2001) - Available Formats: DB 57480
  5. Fudge Cupcake Murder (2004) - Available Formats: DB 58266
  6. Sugar Cookie Murder (2004) - Available Formats: DB 59854
  7. Peach Cobbler Murder (2005) - Available Formats: DB 61409
  8. Cherry Cheesecake Murder (2006) - Available Formats: DB 62220
  9. Key Lime Pie Murder (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65255
  10. Candy Cane Murder (2008) - Available Formats: DB 73341
  11. Carrot Cake Murder (2008) - Available Formats: DB 68803
  12. Cream Puff Murder (2009) - Available Formats: DB 68778
  13. Plum Pudding Murder (2009) - Available Formats: DB 70865
  14. Apple Turnover Murder (2010) - Available Formats: DB 70782
  15. Devil's Food Cake Murder (2011) - Available Formats: DB 73015
  16. Cinnamon Roll Murder (2012) - Available Formats: DB 77406
  17. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder (2013) - Available Formats: DB 76255
  18. Blackberry Pie Murder (2014) - Available Formats: DB 78348
  19. Double Fudge Brownie Murder (2015) - Available Formats: DB 80863
  20. Wedding Cake Murder (2016) - Available Formats: DB xxx
Collections
  • Gingerbread Cookie Murder (omnibus; co-authored with Laura Levine and Leslie Meier) (2010) - Available Formats: DB 72467
  • Sugar and Spice (Four short holiday love stories; 'Twelve Desserts of Christmas' was written by Joanne Fluke) (2006) - Available Formats: BR 17612

Vince Flynn

Novelist - Born April 6, 1966 in St. Paul, Minnesota; Died June 19, 2013 in St. Paul, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/f/vince-flynn/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Flynn

Novels

  • Term Limits (1997) - Available Formats: DB 54711

Series

Mitch Rapp series
  1. American Assassin (2010) - Available Formats: DB 71925
  2. Kill Shot (2012) - Available Formats: DB 74325
  3. Transfer of Power (1999) - Available Formats: DB 50675
  4. The Third Option (2000) - Available Formats: DB 53036
  5. Separation of Power (2001) - Available Formats: DB 53501
  6. Executive Power (2003) - Available Formats: DB 56302
  7. Memorial Day (2004) - Available Formats: DB 58405
  8. Consent to Kill (2005) - Available Formats: DB 62079
  9. Act of Treason (2006) - Available Formats: DB 63866
  10. Protect and Defend (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65530
  11. Extreme Measures (2008) - Available Formats: DB 68506
  12. Pursuit of Honor (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69687
  13. The Last Man (2012) - Available Formats: DB 75740
  14. The Survivor (2015) (with Kyle Mills) - NOT YET AVAILABLE IN PRINT

Al Franken

Politician/Satirist - Born May 21, 1951 in New York City, New York
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_franken

Nonfiction Works

  • Lies: And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right (2003) - Available Formats: DB 56939
  • Oh, the Things I Know! A Guide to Success, or, Failing that, Happiness (2003) - Available Formats: DB 54335
  • Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations (1996) - Available Formats: RC 41786
  • The Truth (With Jokes) (2005) - Available Formats: DB 61420
  • Why Not Me? The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency (1999) - Available Formats: DB 47913

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Wanda Gág

Children's Author/Illustrator - Born March 11, 1893 in New Ulm, Minnesota; Died June 27, 1946 in New York City, New York
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanda_G%C3%A1g

Children's Books

  • The ABC Bunny (1933) - Available Formats: DB 30798 | BR 16043
  • Millions of Cats (1928) - Available Formats: DB 43117 | BR 13322
  • Wanda Gag's the Earth Gnome (1947) - Available Formats: RC 25070
  • Wanda Gag's the Sorcerer's Apprentice (1975) - Available Formats: RC 18930

Thomas Gifford

Novelist - Born May 16, 1937 in Dubuque, Iowa; Died October 31, 2000 in Dubuque, Iowa
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/g/thomas-gifford/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Gifford

Novels

  • Praetorian (1993) - Available Formats: RC 38525

Series

Ben Driskill series
  1. The Assassini (1990) - Available Formats: DB 60720
  2. Saint's Rest (1996) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
John Cooper series
  1. The Wind Chill Factor (1975) - Available Formats: RC 14469
  2. The First Sacrifice (1994) - Available Formats: RC 41338

Paul Gruchow

Naturalist/Memoirist - Born May 23, 1947 in Montevideo, Minnesota; Died February 22, 2004 in Duluth, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Gruchow

Nonfiction Works

  • The Necessity of Empty Places (1988) - Available Formats: RC 29425

Judith Guest

Novels

  • Errands (1997) - Available Formats: RC 43896
  • Killing Time in St. Cloud (co-authored with Rebecca Hill) (1988) - Available Formats: DB 29470
  • Ordinary people (1976) - Available Formats: DB 10149 - Italian: DB 18801
  • Second Heaven (1982) - Available Formats: RC 18653
  • The Tarnished Eye (2004) - Available Formats: DB 60893

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Patricia Hampl

Memoirist - Born March 12, 1946 in St. Paul, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patricia_Hampl

Nonfiction Works

  • Spillville (1987) - Available Formats: RC 34347
  • Virgin Time: In Search of the Contemplative Life (1992) - Available Formats: RC 37873

Jon Hassler

Novelist - Born March 30, 1933 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Died March 20, 2008 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/h/jon-hassler/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Hassler

Novels

  • The Love Hunter (1981) - Available Formats: RC 19434
  • The New Woman (2005) - Available Formats: DB 63168
  • North of Hope (1990) - Available Formats: RC 32464
  • Simon's Night (1979) - Available Formats: RC 44880
  • The Staggerford MurdersThe Life and Death of Nancy Clancy's Nephew (2004) - Available Formats: DB 64368

Series

Rookery State College series
  1. Rookery Blues (1995) - Available Formats: DB 64432
  2. The Dean's List (1997) - Available Formats: DB 65030 | BR 12055
Staggerford series
  1. Staggerford (1977) - Available Formats: DB 56651
  2. Green Journey (1984) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  3. Dear James (1993) - Available Formats: RC 41830
  4. The Staggerford Flood (2002) - Available Formats: DB 56631

Nonfiction Works

  • My Staggerford Journal (1999) - Available Formats: DB 56669

Pete Hautman

Novelist/Young Adult Novelist - Born September 29, 1952 in Berkeley, California
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/h/pete-hautman/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Hautman

Novels

Series

Bloodwater series
  1. Snatched [co-authored with Mary Logue] (2006) - Available Formats: DB 66129
  2. Skullduggery [co-authored with Mary Logue] (2007) - Available Formats: DB 66288
  3. Doppelganger [co-authored with Mary Logue] (2008) - Available Formats: DB 67584
Denn Doyle series
  1. Stone Cold (1998) - Available Formats: RC 49638
  2. All-In (2007) - Available Formats: DB 66347
Joe Crow series
  1. Drawing Dead (1993) - Available Formats: RC 38267
  2. Short Money (1995) - Available Formats: RC 45367
  3. The Mortal Nuts (1996) - Available Formats: RC 45934
  4. Ring Game (1997) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
Klaatu Diskos series
  1. The Obsidian Blade (2012) - Available Formats: DB 74478
  2. The Cydonian Pyramid (2013) - NOT YET AVAILABLE
  3. The Klaatu Terminus (2014) - NOT YET AVAILABLE

David Haynes

Novelist - Born 1955 in St. Louis, Missouri
http://smu.edu/smunews/matilda/haynes.asp

Novels

  • The Full Matilda (2004) - Available Formats: BR 15720
  • Live at Five (1996) - Available Formats: RC 43206
  • Right by My Side (1993) - Available Formats: RC 37293
  • Somebody Else's Mama (1995) - Available Formats: RC 43734

Nicole Helget

Novels

  • The Turtle Catcher (2009) - Available Formats: DB 80223

Nonfiction Works

  • The Summer of Ordinary Ways (2005) - Available Formats: CMN00050 (Non-NLS; Minnesota cassette recording)

Jim Heynen

Novelist/Poet - Born 1940 in Sioux Center, Iowa
http://www.jimheynen.com/

Novels

  • Being Youngest (1997) - Available Formats: BR 11756
  • Cosmos Coyote and William the Nice (2000) - Available Formats: RC 51998

Collections

  • Fishing for Chickens: Short Stories About Rural Youth [Edited by Jim Heynen] (2001) - Available Formats: BR 14274
  • The One-Room Schoolhouse (1993) - Available Formats: RC 40675

Tami Hoag

Novelist - Born January 20, 1959 in Cresco, Iowa (raised in Harmony, Minnesota)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/h/tami-hoag/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tami_Hoag

Novels

  • Dark Paradise (1994) - Available Formats: DB 40096
  • Kill the Messenger (2004) - Available Formats: DB 58551
  • Still Waters (1992) - Available Formats: DB 48906
  • Straight from the Heart (1989) - Available Formats: DB 64547
  • Taken by Storm (1992) - Available Formats: DB 65234

Series

Deer Lake series
  1. Night Sins (1995) - Available Formats: DB 40834
  2. Guilty as Sin (1996) - Available Formats: DB 42045
Doucet series
  1. The Restless Heart (1991) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  2. Lucky's Lady (1992) - Available Formats: DB 40349
  3. Cry Wolf (1993) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. A Thin Dark Line (1997) - Available Formats: DB 44208
Elena Estes series
  1. Dark Horse (2002) - Available Formats: DB 54836
  2. The Alibi Man (2007) - Available Formats: DB 63498 | BR 16909
Kovac/Liska series
  1. Ashes to Ashes (1999) - Available Formats: DB 47826
  2. Dust to Dust (2000) - Available Formats: DB 50847
  3. Prior Bad Acts (2006) - Available Formats: DB 61320
  4. The 9th Girl (2013) - Available Formats: DB 76887
Oak Knoll series
  1. Deeper Than the Dead (2008) - Available Formats: DB 70524
  2. Secrets to the Grave (2010) - Available Formats: DB 73369
  3. Down the Darkest Road (2011) - Available Formats: DB 74164

Bill Holm

Essayist/Poet/Memoirist - Born August 25, 1943 in Minneota, Minnesota; Died February 25, 2009 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Holm_%28poet%29

Nonfiction Works

  • The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth: Minneota, Minnesota (1996) - Available Formats: BR 12563

Helen Hoover

Nature Writer - Born 1910 in Greenfield, Ohio; Died 1984 in Fort Collins, Colorado

Nonfiction Works


J

Marlon James

Professor/Novelist - Born 1970 in Kingston, Jamaica (Literature Professor at Macalester College in St. Paul)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/j/marlon-james/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marlon_James_%28novelist%29

Novels

  • A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014) - Available Formats: DB 79940

K

Garrison Keillor

Novelist/Humorist - Born (Gary Edward Keillor) August 7, 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/garrison-keillor/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garrison_Keillor

Novels

  • Love Me (2003) - Available Formats: DB 57363
  • The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (1996) - Available Formats: BR 11490
  • WLT, a Radio Romance (1991) - Available Formats: DB 33947 | BR 08714

Series

Lake Wobegon series
  1. Lake Wobegon Days (1985) - Available Formats: DB 22969 | BR 07581
  2. Wobegon Boy (1985) - Available Formats: DB 45161
  3. Lake Wobegon Summer 1956 (2001) - Available Formats: DB 53040
  4. Liberty (2008) - Available Formats: DB 67907
Collections
  • The Best American Short Stories [An anthology of stories edited by Garrison Keillor and Katrina Kenison] (1998) - Available Formats: RC 48210
  • The Book of Guys (1993) - Available Formats: DB 39190
  • Good Poems for Hard Times [Selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor] (2005) - Available Formats: DB 62393 INPROCESS
  • Good Poems [Selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor] (2002) - Available Formats: DB 57059
  • Leaving Home (1987) - Available Formats: DB 26033 | BR 07079
  • We Are Still Married: Stories & Letters (1989) - Available Formats: DB 29020

Nonfiction Works

  • Happy to Be Here (1982) - Available Formats: RC 17770

Children's Books

  • Cat, You Better Come Home (1995) - Available Formats: RC 42067
  • The Old Man Who Loved Cheese (1996) - Available Formats: RC 44083

Julie Klassen

Novelist - author of inspirational Regency romance novels (lives near St. Paul, Minnesota)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/julie-klassen/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Klassen
http://www.julieklassen.com/AboutJulie.html

Novels

  • Lady of Milkweed Manor (2008) DB 75572
  • The apothecary's daughter (2009) DB 75986
  • The silent governess (2009) DB 71888
  • The girl in the gatehouse (2011) DB 76651
  • The maid of Fairbourne Hall (2011) DB 76582
  • The tutor's daughter (2013) DB 76584
  • The dancing master (2014) DB 78112
  • The secret of Pembrooke Park (2014) DB 80431 - IN PROCESS
  • Lady Maybe (2015) - NOT AVAILABLE IN PRINT UNTIL: July 7, 2015
  • The painter's daughter (2015) - NOT AVAILABLE IN PRINT UNTIL: December 1, 2015

Kevin Kling

Nonfiction Works

Collections


Julie Kramer

Novelist/Journalist - Born (grew up along the Minnesota-Iowa state line; lives in White Bear Lake)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/julie-kramer/
http://www.juliekramerbooks.com/julie.php

Series

Riley Spartz series
  1. Stalking Susan (2008) - Available Formats: DB 67775
  2. Missing Mark (2009) - Available Formats: DB 71601
  3. Silencing Sam (2010) - Available Formats: DB 74453
  4. Killing Kate (2011) - Available Formats: DB 74471
  5. Shunning Sarah (2012) - Available Formats: DB 75627
  6. Delivering Death (2014) - Available Formats: DB 78025

William Kent Krueger

Novels

  • The Devil's Bed (2003) - Available Formats: MN000166 (Non-NLS; Minnesota cassette recording)
  • Ordinary Grace (2013) - Available Formats: DB 78187

Series

Cork O'Connor
  1. Iron Lake (1998) - Available Formats: DB 78912
  2. Boundary Waters (1999) - Available Formats: DB 78912
  3. Purgatory Ridge (2001) - Available Formats: DB 78912
  4. Blood Hollow (2004) - Available Formats: DB 78937
  5. Mercy Falls (2005) - Available Formats: DB 78937
  6. Copper River (2006) - Available Formats: DB 78937
  7. Thunder Bay (2007) - Available Formats: DB 78953
  8. Red Knife (2008) - Available Formats: DB 78953
  9. Heaven's Keep (2009) - Available Formats: DB 78953
  10. Vermilion Drift (2010) - Available Formats: DB 79021
  11. Northwest Angle (2011) - Available Formats: DB 79021
  12. Trickster's Point (2012) - Available Formats: DB 79021
  13. Tamarack County (2013) - Available Formats: DB 79056
  14. Windigo Island (2014) - Available Formats: DB 79584

L

Lorna Landvik

Novelist - Born 1954 (raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota)
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/l/lorna-landvik/
http://www.lornalandvik.com/BIO/

Novels

  • Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons (2003) - Available Formats: DB 58768
  • Oh My Stars (2005) - Available Formats: DB 60757
  • Patty Jane's House of Curl (1995) - Available Formats: DB 46229
  • The Tall Pine Polka (1998) - Available Formats: DB 51693
  • The View from Mount Joy (2007) - Available Formats: DB 64974
  • Welcome to the Great Mysterious (2000) - Available Formats: DB 58660
  • Your Oasis on Flame Lake (1997) - Available Formats: DB 45908

Sinclair Lewis

Novelist - Born February 7, 1885 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota; Died January 10, 1951 in Rome, Italy
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/l/sinclair-lewis/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_Lewis

Novels

  • Ann Vickers (1933) - Available Formats: DB 40317
  • Arrowsmith (1925) - Available Formats: DB 12622
  • Babbitt (1922) - Available Formats: DB 27929
  • Dodsworth (1929) - Available Formats: DB 25832
  • Elmer Gantry (1927) - Available Formats: DB 22114
  • It Can't Happen Here (1935) - Available Formats: BR 10789
  • The Job (1917) - Available Formats: BR 11513
  • Main Street (1920) - Available Formats: DB 42189 | BR 18625

Collections

  • Arrowsmith (1925) – Elmer Gantry (1927) – Dodsworth (1929) - Available Formats: DB 56668 | BR 15684
  • If I Were Boss: The Early Business Stories of Sinclair Lewis (1997) - Available Formats: BR 12463

Maud Hart Lovelace

Children's Novelist - Born April 25, 1892 in Mankato, Minnesota; Died March 11, 1980 in Claremont, California
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maud_Hart_Lovelace

Series

Betsy-Tacy series
  1. Betsy-Tacy (1940) - Available Formats: RC 27073
  2. Betsy-Tacy and Tib (1941) - Available Formats: RC 27074
  3. Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill (1942) - Available Formats: DB 27075
  4. Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown (1943) - Available Formats: DB 27076
  5. Heaven to Betsy (1945) - Available Formats: DB 27077
  6. Betsy in Spite of Herself (1946) - Available Formats: RC 27078
  7. Betsy Was a Junior (1947) - Available Formats: RC 27079
  8. Betsy and Joe (1948) - Available Formats: RC 27080
  9. Betsy and the Great World (1952) - Available Formats: RC 27081
  10. Betsy's Wedding (1955) - Available Formats: RC 27082

M

Frederick Feikema Manfred

Novelist - Born January 6, 1912 in Doon, Iowa; Died September 7, 1994 in Luverne, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/m/frederick-manfred/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Feikema_Manfred

Novels

  • Conquering Horse (1959) - Available Formats: DB 11401
  • King of Spades (1965) - Available Formats: DB 42855
  • Lord Grizzly (1954) - Available Formats: RC 42917
  • The Manly-Hearted Woman (1972) - Available Formats: BR 03118
  • Riders of Judgment (1957) - Available Formats: RC 53594
  • Scarlet Plume (1964) - Available Formats: DB 43595

Eugene J. McCarthy

Politician/Poet/Memoirist - Born March 29, 1916 in Watkins, Minnesota; Died December 10, 2005 in Washington D.C.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_J._McCarthy

Nonfiction Works

  • Up 'Til Now: A Memoir (1987) - Available Formats: DB 26505

O

Tim O'Brien

Novels

  • Going After Cacciato (1978) - Available Formats: RC 14424 | BR 12371
  • In the Lake of the Woods (1995) - Available Formats: RC 39569
  • July, July (2002) - Available Formats: DB 55350
  • Northern Lights (1975) - Available Formats: RC 09250
  • The Nuclear Age (1985) - Available Formats: BR 06540
  • Tomcat in Love (1998) - Available Formats: RC 47387

Nonfiction Works

  • If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home (1973) - Available Formats: RC 08684

Collections

  • The Things They Carried (1990) - Available Formats: DB 34768
  • The Pen/O. Henry Prize Stories: 2009 (2009) [contributed essays on the stories he admires] - Available Formats:DB 69081

Sigurd F. Olson

Nature Writer - Born April 4, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois; Died January 13, 1982 in Ely, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigurd_F._Olson

Nonfiction Works

  • Of Time and Place (1982) - Available Formats: DB 58591
  • Reflections from the North Country (1976) - Available Formats: DB 58735

P

Lauran Paine

Novels

  • Cache Cañon: A Western Story (1998) - Available Formats: RC 49349
  • Custer Meadow (1988) - Available Formats: DB 28199
  • Gunman (2006) - Available Formats: DB 70014
  • The Homesteaders (1986) - Available Formats: DB 27377
  • The Horseman (1986) - Available Formats: DB 31533
  • Man from Butte City (2000) - Available Formats: BRC00511
  • The Mustangers: A Western Story (1999) - Available Formats: DB 55255
  • The New Mexico Heritage (1987) - Available Formats: DB 26780
  • The Open Range Men (1990) - Available Formats: DB 32457
  • The Prairieton Raid (1994) - Available Formats: RC 40915
  • Rain Valley (2004) - Available Formats: DB 75019
  • Skye (1984) - Available Formats: RC 26687
  • Spirit Meadow (1987) - Available Formats: DB 27902
  • Tears of the Heart (1995) - Available Formats: DB 70446
  • Thunder Valley (1982) - Available Formats: DB 36456

Omnibus

  • Guns of Thunder: A Western Duo (Phantom Trail | Guns of Thunder) (2010) - Available Formats: DB 73383
  • Iron Marshal: A Western Duo (Lost Valley | Iron Marshal) (2011) - Available Formats: DB 75025
  • Kansas Kid: A Western Duo (Border Dawn | Kansas Kid) (2010) - Available Formats: DB 73512
  • Rangers of El Paso: A Western Duo (Rangers of El Paso | Fighting Marshal) (2009) - Available Formats: DB 70037
  • Sheriff of Hangtown: A Western Duo (Outlaw's Hide-out | Sheriff of Hangtown) (2009) - Available Formats: DB 70112

Gordon Parks

Photographer/Novelist/Memoirist - Born November 30, 1912 in Fort Scott, Kansas; Died March 7, 2006 in New York City, New York
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Parks
http://www.gordonparksfoundation.org/biography/

Novels

Nonfiction Works

  • Born Black [Essays] (1971) - Available Formats: BR 01654
  • A Hungry Heart (2005) - Available Formats: DB 62034
  • Voices in the Mirror: An Autobiography (1990) - Available Formats: DB 33413

Alexs D. Pate

Novelist - Born 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/p/alexs-d-pate/

Novels

  • Amistad (1997) - Available Formats: RC 45847

Gary Paulsen

Young Adult Novelist - Born May 17, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/p/gary-paulsen/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Paulsen

Novels

  • Canyons (1990) - Available Formats: RC 36800
  • The Car (1994) - Available Formats: RC 44997
  • A Christmas Sonata (1992) - Available Formats: DB 36494
  • Clabbered Dirt, Sweet Grass (1992) - Available Formats: DB 37339
  • The Crossing (1987) - Available Formats: DB 31818 | BR 07701
  • Dancing Carl (1983) - Available Formats: RC 22628
  • Dogsong (1985) - Available Formats: DB 24450 | BR 19522
  • The Foxman (1977) - Available Formats: RC 38442 | BR 09530
  • The Haymeadow (1992) - Available Formats: RC 36646
  • The Legend of Bass Reeves (2006) - Available Formats: DB 63851
  • Masters of Disaster (2010) - Available Formats: BR 19296
  • The Monument (1991) - Available Formats: RC 37068
  • Mudshark (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69459 | BR 18361
  • Notes from the Dog (2009) - Available Formats: BR 18596
  • The Rifle (1995) - Available Formats: DB 42723
  • Sentries (1986) - Available Formats: DB 34573 | BR 08842
  • Soldier's Heart: A Novel of the Civil War (1998) - Available Formats: DB 48672 | BR 12076
  • The Tent: A Parable in One Sitting (1995) - Available Formats: RC 42729
  • Tracker (1984) - Available Formats: DB 61479 | BR 16563
  • The Transall Saga (1998) - Available Formats: DB 47218
  • The Voyage of the Frog (1989) - Available Formats: RC 31486 | BR 08594
  • The Winter Room (1989) - Available Formats: RC 31556 | BR 08380
  • Woods Runner (2009) - Available Formats: DB 71183 | BR 18934
  • Woodsong (1990) - Available Formats: DB 34757 | BR 08849

Series

Alida series
  1. The Cookcamp (1991) - Available Formats: RC 37370
  2. Alida's Song (1999) - Available Formats: DB 49237
  3. The Quilt (2004) - Available Formats: DB 59227
Brian Robeson series
  1. Hatchet (1986) - Available Formats: DB 30535 | BR 11525
  2. The River (1991) - Available Formats: DB 34751 | BR 15353
  3. Brian's Winter (1996) - Available Formats: DB 42558 | BR 12117
  4. Brian's Return (1999) - Available Formats: DB 48214 | BR 12210
  5. Brian's Hunt (2003) - Available Formats: DB 57823 | BR 15296
Francis Tucket series
  1. Mr. Tucket (1968) - Available Formats: DB 43949 | BR 10438
  2. Call Me Francis Tucket (1995) - Available Formats: DB 43950 | BR 10437
  3. Tucket's Ride (1997) - Available Formats: DB 46884 | BR 11810
  4. Tucket's Gold (1999) - Available Formats: DB 49864 | BR 13123
  5. Tucket's Home (2000) - Available Formats: DB 51419 | BR 13403
Lawn Boy series
  1. Lawn Boy (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65342 | BR 17582
  2. Lawn Boy Returns (2010) - Available Formats: DB 72500 | BR 19259
Murphy series
  1. Murphy (1987) - Available Formats: DB 51376
  2. Murphy's Gold (1988) - Available Formats: DB 28863
  3. Murphy's Herd (1989) - Available Formats: DB 51494
  4. Murphy's War (1990) - Available Formats: DB 73127
  5. Murphy's Stand (co-authored with Brian Burks) (1993) - Available Formats: DB 42350
  6. Murphy's Ambush (co-authored with Brian Burks) (1995) - Available Formats: DB 43237
  7. Murphy's Trail (co-authored with Brian Burks) (1996) - Available Formats: DB 72550
Nightjohn series
  1. Nightjohn (1993) - Available Formats: DB 38431
  2. Sarny, a Life Remembered (1997) - Available Formats: RC 45906
Tales to Tickle the Funnybone series
  • The Boy Who Owned the School (1990) - Available Formats: RC 38433
  • Harris and Me: A Summer Remembered (1993) - Available Formats: DB 45249 | BR 10574
  • The Schernoff Discoveries (1997) - Available Formats: BR 11442
  • The Glass Cafe, or, The Stripper and the State: How My Mother Started a War With the System That Made Us Kind of Rich and a Little Bit Famous (2003) - Available Formats: BR 15303
  • Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day (2004) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  • The Amazing Life of Birds: The Twenty-day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech (2006) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of... series
  1. Liar, Liar: The Theory, Practice, and Destructive Properties of Deception (2011) - Available Formats: BR 19402
  2. Flat Broke: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Greed (2011) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  3. Crush: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Love (2012) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. Vote (2013) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

Nonfiction Works

  • Caught by the Sea: My Life on Boats (2001) - Available Formats: BR 16194
  • Eastern Sun, Winter Moon: An Autobiographical Odyssey (1996) - Available Formats: RC 42706
  • Father Water, Mother Woods: Essays on Fishing and Hunting in the North Woods (1994) - Available Formats: DB 40683
  • Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books (2001) - Available Formats: DB 54072
  • How Angel Peterson Got His Name: And Other Outrageous Tales About Extreme Sports (2003) - Available Formats: DB 56528
  • My Life in Dog Years (1998) - Available Formats: DB 48269
  • Pilgrimage on a Steelride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles (1997) - Available Formats: DB 47870
  • Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers: Reflections on Being Raised By a Pack of Sled Dogs (1996) - Available Formats: DB 47869 | BR 11420
  • Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod (1994) - Available Formats: DB 43280

Tim Pawlenty

Politician/Author - Born November 27, 1960 in St. Paul, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Pawlenty

Nonfiction Works

  • Courage to Stand: An American Story (2011) - Available Formats: DB 73202

Robert Pirsig

Novelist - Born September 6, 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Pirsig

Novels

  • Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991) - Available Formats: RC 34335

Nonfiction Works

  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (1974) - Available Formats: RC 08036
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (1974/1999) - Available Formats: RC 49089

J.F. Powers

Novelist - Born July 8, 1917 in Jacksonville, Illinois; Died June 12, 1999 in Collegeville, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/p/j-f-powers/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J.F._Powers

Novels

  • Morte d'Urban (1962) - Available Formats: RC 33654
  • Wheat That Springeth Green (1988) - Available Formats: BR 07606

Collections

  • The Presence of Grace (1956) - Available Formats: BR 07715
  • The Stories of J.F. Powers (2000) - Available Formats: RC 52855

R

Cheri Register

Memoirist - Born 1945 in Albert Lea, Minnesota
www.cheriregister.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheri_Register

Nonfiction Works

  • Living with Chronic Illness: Days of Patience and Passion (1987) - Available Formats: RC 27433

O.E. Rolvaag

Novelist - Born (Ole Edvart Rølvåg) April 22, 1876 in Donna, Norway; Died November 5, 1931 in Northfield, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O.E._Rolvaag

Novels

  • Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie (1927) - Available Formats: DB 22285 | BR 06205
  • The Third Life of Per Smevik (1971) - Available Formats: RC 15237

S

Harrison E. Salisbury

Historian/Journalist - Born November 14, 1908 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Died July 5, 1993 in Providence, Rhode Island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_E._Salisbury

Nonfiction Works

  • Black Night, White Snow (1977) - Available Formats: RC 14994
  • The Gates of Hell (1975) - Available Formats: RC 08791
  • A Journey for Our Times (1983) - Available Formats: RC 20029
  • The New Emperors: China in the Era of Mao and Deng (1992) - Available Formats: DB 35170
  • A Time of Change: A Reporter's Tale of Our Time (1988) - Available Formats: RC 28427

Collections

  • Vietnam Reconsidered: Lessons From a War [Edited Harrison E. Salisbury] (1984) - Available Formats: BR 05888

John Sandford

Novelist - Born (John Roswell Camp) February 23, 1944 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/john-sandford/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sandford_%28novelist%29

Novels

  • Dead Watch (2006) - Available Formats: DB 62600
  • The Night Crew (1997) - Available Formats: RC 44311

Series

Kidd and LuEllen series
  1. The Fool's Run [as John Camp] (1989) - Available Formats: DB 30857
  2. The Empress File [as John Camp] (1992) - Available Formats: DB 36590
  3. The Devil's Code (2000) - Available Formats: DB 51046
  4. The Hanged Man's Song (2003) - Available Formats: DB 59283
Lucas Davenport series
  1. Rules of Prey (1989) - Available Formats: DB 30182 | BR 16800
  2. Shadow Prey (1990) - Available Formats: DB 31432 | BR 17075
  3. Eyes of Prey (1991) - Available Formats: DB 33069 | BR 08532
  4. Silent Prey (1992) - Available Formats: DB 35298 | BR 09111
  5. Winter Prey (1993) - Available Formats: DB 36385 | BR 09198
  6. Night Prey (1994) - Available Formats: DB 38595 | BR 09692
  7. Mind Prey (1995) - Available Formats: DB 40201 | BR 10052
  8. Sudden Prey (1996) - Available Formats: DB 42043 | BR 17705
  9. Secret Prey (1998) - Available Formats: DB 46129 | BR 17835
  10. Certain Prey (1999) - Available Formats: DB 48436 | BR 14728
  11. Easy Prey (2000) - Available Formats: DB 49948 | BR 17834
  12. Chosen Prey (2001) - Available Formats: DB 51896 | BR 13362
  13. Mortal Prey (2002) - Available Formats: DB 54049 | BR 14064
  14. Naked Prey (2003) - Available Formats: DB 56232 | BR 14804
  15. Hidden Prey (2004) - Available Formats: DB 58107 | BR 15419
  16. Broken Prey (2005) - Available Formats: DB 60410 | BR 16128
  17. Invisible Prey (2007) - Available Formats: DB 64997 | BR 17271
  18. Phantom Prey (2008) - Available Formats: DB 66825 | BR 17791
  19. Wicked Prey (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69212 | BR 18390
  20. Storm Prey (2010) - Available Formats: DB 71115 | BR 18935
  21. Buried Prey (2011) - Available Formats: DB 73199 | BR 19398
  22. Stolen Prey (2012) - Available Formats: DB 74678 | BR 19871
  23. Silken Prey (2013) - Available Formats: DB 76598 | BR 20000
  24. Field of Prey (2014) - Available Formats: DB 78933 | BR 20468
  25. Gathering Prey (2015) - NOT YET AVAILABLE
Virgil Flowers series
  1. Dark of the Moon (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65421 | BR 17391
  2. Heat Lightning (2008) - Available Formats: DB 67560 | BR 18165
  3. Rough Country (2009) - Available Formats: DB 69802 | BR 18526
  4. Bad Blood (2010) - Available Formats: DB 71980 | BR 19139
  5. Shock Wave (2011) - Available Formats: DB 74095 | BR 19634
  6. Mad River (2012) - Available Formats: DB 75441 | BR 19631
  7. Storm Front (2013) - Available Formats: DB 77558 | BR 20306
  8. Deadline (2014) - IN PROCESS: DB 79802 | BR 20508

Charles M. Schulz

Cartoonist - Born November 26, 1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Died February 12, 2000 in Santa Rosa, California
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/charles-schulz/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_M._Schulz

Children's Books

  • Charlie Brown's Second Super Book of Questions and Answers: About the Earth and Space … From Plants to Planets! (1977) - Available Formats: DB 14414 | BR 04183
  • The Charlie Brown Dictionary (1975) - Available Formats: BR 03930
  • Peanuts: A Golden Celebration: The Art and the Story of the World's Best-Loved Comic Strip (1999) - Available Formats: DB 49946

Julie Schumacher

Humor Novelist/Educator - December 2, 1958, in Wilmington, DE; lives in St. Paul, MN
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/julie-schumacher/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thurber_Prize_for_American_Humor

Novels

  • The Body Is Water (1995) - Available Formats: BR 10607
  • The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls (2012) - Available Formats: DB 75766
  • Dear Committee Members (2014) - Available Formats: DB 79709

Mabel Seeley

Novelist - Born March 25, 1903 in Herman, Minnesota; Died in 1991 in Medford Township, New Jersey
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/mabel-seeley/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mabel_Seeley

Novels

  • The Chuckling Fingers (1941) - Available Formats: RC 54542
  • The Crying Sisters (1939) - Available Formats: RC 54274

Eric Sevareid

Essayist/Journalist - Born November 26, 1912 in Velva, North Dakota; Died July 9, 1992 in Washington, D.C.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Sevareid

Nonfiction Works

  • Enterprise: The Making of Business in America (1983) - Available Formats: RC 19379

Max Shulman

Novelist/Humorist - Born March 14, 1919 in St. Paul, Minnesota; Died August 28, 1988 in Los Angeles, California

Novels

  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Eleven Campus Stories (1951) - Available Formats: RC 14567
  • Rally Round the Flag, Boys! (1957) - Available Formats: RC 14201

Clifford D. Simak

Novelist - Born August 3, 1904 in Millville, Wisconsin; Died April 25, 1988 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/clifford-d-simak/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifford_D._Simak

Novels

  • Cemetery World (1973) - Available Formats: BR 02425
  • A Choice of Gods (1972) - Available Formats: RC 26313
  • Highway of Eternity (1986) - Available Formats: BR 06729
  • Mastodonia (1978) - Available Formats: RC 13439
  • Special Deliverance (1982) - Available Formats: BR 06364
  • Way Station (1963) - Available Formats: DB 58565 | BR 15514
  • Why Call Them Back from Heaven? (1967) - Available Formats: RC 19786

Collections

  • Aliens: 3 Novellas [First Contact | The Big Front Yard | A Meeting with Medusa] (1978) - Available Formats: DB 12663
  • City (1952) - Available Formats: DB 62614
  • The Civilisation Game: And Other Stories (1997) - Available Formats: RC 49651
  • Over the River and Through the Woods (1996) - Available Formats: DB 62534

LaVyrle Spencer

Novels

  • Bitter Sweet (1990) - Available Formats: DB 31028
  • Bygones (1992) - Available Formats: DB 34014
  • The Endearment (1982) - Available Formats: DB 32021 | BR 08464
  • Family Blessings (1994) - Available Formats: DB 37816
  • Forgiving (1991) - Available Formats: DB 32030 | BR 08520
  • The Gamble (1984) - Available Formats: DB 26153
  • A Heart Speaks (1986) - Available Formats: DB 58615 | BR 10977
  • The Hellion (1984) - Available Formats: DB 41850 | BR 09807
  • Home Song (1995) - Available Formats: DB 39491
  • Hummingbird (1983) - Available Formats: DB 37522
  • Morning Glory (1989) - Available Formats: DB 29013
  • November of the Heart (1993) - Available Formats: DB 35898 | BR 09211
  • Separate Beds (1985) - Available Formats: DB 36580
  • Small Town Girl (1997) - Available Formats: DB 43784
  • Spring Fancy (1984) - Available Formats: DB 30749 | BR 08174
  • Sweet Memories (1984) - Available Formats: DB 58065
  • That Camden Summer (1996) - Available Formats: DB 42049
  • Then Came Heaven (1997) - Available Formats: DB 45146
  • Twice Loved (1984) - Available Formats: DB 32370 | BR 08455
  • Vows (1988) - Available Formats: DB 27009
  • Years (1986) - Available Formats: DB 37743

Adrien Stoutenburg

Poet/Children's Novelist - Born December 1, 1916 in Darfur, Minnesota; Died April 14, 1982 in Santa Barbara, California
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrien_Stoutenburg

Children's Books

  • American Tall Tales (1966) - Available Formats: BR 02420
  • Where to Now, Blue? (1978) - Available Formats: RC 15301

Faith Sullivan

Novelist - Born 1933 in Pipestone, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/faith-sullivan/

Novels

  • The Cape Ann (1988) - Available Formats: RC 28101
  • The Empress of One (1996) - Available Formats: RC 43889
  • Mrs. Demming and the Mythical Beast (1988) - Available Formats: RC 23809
  • What a Woman Must Do (2000) - Available Formats: BR 13383

Barton Sutter

Poet/Novelist - Born 1949 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barton_Sutter

Novels

  • My Father's War and Other Stories (1991) - Available Formats: RC 37763

T

Susan Allen Toth

Memoirist - Born 1940 in Ames, Iowa

Nonfiction Works

  • Blooming: A Small-town Girlhood (1981) - Available Formats: RC 18946
  • Ivy Days: Making My Way Out East (1984) - Available Formats: RC 21376
  • My Love Affair with England (1992) - Available Formats: RC 36297

David Treuer

Nonfiction Works

  • Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life (2012) - Available Formats: DB 74432

V

Thorstein Veblen

Economist - Born July 30, 1857 in Cato, Wisconsin; Died August 3, 1929 in Menlo Park, California
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorstein_Veblen

Nonfiction Works

  • The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (1899) DB 33666 | BR 08790

Jesse Ventura

Politician/Author - Born July 15, 1951 in Minneapolis, MN
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Ventura

Nonfiction Works

  • American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us (with Dick Russell) (2010) - Available Formats: DB 70846
  • Do I Stand Alone?: Going to the Mat Against Political Pawns and Media Jackals (with Julie Mooney) (2000) - Available Formats: DB 52597
  • I Ain't Got Time to Bleed: Reworking the Body Politic from the Bottom Up (1999) - Available Formats: DB 48828

Gerald Robert Vizenor

Novelist/Essayist/Poet - Born in 1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/v/gerald-vizenor/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Vizenor

Novels

  • Dead Voices: Natural Agonies in the New World (1992) - Available Formats: RC 38648
  • Earthdivers: Tribal Narratives on Mixed Descent (1981) - Available Formats: RC 35316
  • Wordarrows: Indians and Whites in the New Fur Trade (1978) - Available Formats: RC 35023

Nonfiction Works

  • Interior Landscapes: Autobiographical Myths and Metaphors (1990) - Available Formats: RC 33818
  • The People Named the Chippewa: Narrative Histories (1984) - Available Formats: DB 35286

W

Will Weaver

Novelist/Young Adult Novelist - Born (William Weller) in 1950 in Park Rapids, Minnesota.
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/w/will-weaver/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_weaver

Novels

Collections

  • A Gravestone Made of Wheat: Stories (1989) - Available Formats: RC 32095
  • Sweet Land: New and Selected Stories (2006) - Available Formats: DB 64732

Series

Billy Baggs series
  1. Striking Out (1993) - Available Formats: BR 11696
  2. Farm Team (1995) - Available Formats: DB 64497 | BR 10506
  3. Hard Ball (1998) - Available Formats: BR 11697
Memory Boy series
  1. Memory Boy (2001) - Available Formats: RC 53191 | BR 13868
  2. The Survivors (2012) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
Motor Novel series
  1. Saturday Night Dirt (2008) - Available Formats: DB 67940 | BR 18211
  2. Super Stock Rookie (2009) - Available Formats: DB 73348 | BR 19373

Paul Wellstone

Politician/Author - Born July 21, 1944 in Washington, D.C.; Died October 25, 2002 in Eveleth, Minnesota
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Wellstone

Nonfiction Works

  • The Conscience of a Liberal: Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda (2001) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  • How the Rural Poor Got Power: Narrative of a Grass-Roots Organizer (2003) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  • The First Battle of America’s Energy War (2003) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

Jacqueline West

Series

The Books of Elsewhere series
  1. The Shadows (2010) - Available Format: DB 82039
  2. Spellbound (2011) - Available Format: DB 82040
  3. The Second Spy (2012) - Available Format: DB 82041
  4. The Strangers (2013) - Available Format: DB 82042
  5. Still Life (2014) - Available Format: DB 82104

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Children's Novelist - Born February 7, 1867 near Pepin, Wisconsin; Died February 10, 1957 in Mansfield, Missouri
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/w/laura-ingalls-wilder/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Ingalls_Wilder

Series

Little House series
  1. Little House in the Big Woods (1932) - Available Formats: DB 50921 | BR 11322
  2. Little House on the Prairie (1935) - Available Formats: DB 10929 | BR 10510
  3. Farmer Boy (1933) - Available Formats: DB 21019 | BR 09408
  4. On the Banks of Plum Creek (1937) - Available Formats: DB 21196 | BR 11323
  5. By the Shores of Silver Lake (1939) - Available Formats: DB 21197 | BR 11324
  6. The Long Winter (1940) - Available Formats: DB 21198 | BR 11325
  7. Little Town on the Prairie (1941) - Available Formats: DB 21199 | BR 11326
  8. These Happy Golden Years (1943) - Available Formats: DB 21200 | BR 11327
  9. The First Four Years (1971) - Available Formats: DB 21351 | BR 10462

Collections

  • A Little House Sampler (1988) - Available Formats: DB 31817

Nonfiction Works

  • On the Way Home: The Diary of a Trip from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri (1962) - Available Formats: DB 08811
  • West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder: San Francisco 1915 (1974) - Available Formats: DB 57993
  • Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography (1930/2014) - Available Formats: DB 80323

August Wilson

Playwright - Born (Frederick August Kittel) April 27, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Died October 2, 2005 in Seattle, Washington
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Wilson

Plays


Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Historical Novelist - Born June 3, 1939 in Alexandria, Louisiana; Died July 6, 2007 in Princeton, Minnesota
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/w/kathleen-woodiwiss/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Woodiwiss

Novels

  • Ashes in the Wind (1980) - Available Formats: DB 15764
  • Come Love a Stranger (1984) - Available Formats: DB 21244 | BR 06081
  • Everlasting (2007) - Available Formats: DB 65834 | BR 17562
  • Forever in Your Embrace (1992) - Available Formats: DB 35800 | BR 09202
  • Petals on the River (1997) - Available Formats: DB 45287
  • The Reluctant Suitor (2003) - Available Formats: DB 55753 | BR 14639
  • A Rose in Winter (1982) - Available Formats: RC 18688
  • Shanna (1977) - Available Formats: 39890
  • So Worthy My Love (1989) - Available Formats: DB 31004 | BR 08081
  • The Wolf and the Dove (1974) - Available Formats: RC 16595

Series

Birmingham Family Saga series
  1. The Flame and the Flower (1972) - Available Formats: DB 53906
  2. Three Weddings and a Kiss (1995) - Available Formats: DB 41314
  3. Married at Midnight (1996) - Available Formats: DB 43232
  4. A Season Beyond a Kiss (2000) - Available Formats: DB 50034
  5. The Elusive Flame (1998) - Available Formats: DB 47316

Patricia C. Wrede

Series

Cecelia and Kate
  1. Sorcery and Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (1988) - Available Formats: DB 57183
  2. The Grand Tour: or the Purloined Coronation Regalia (2004) - Available Formats: DB 59247
  3. The Mislaid Magician: or Ten Years After (2006) - Available Formats: DB 66316
Enchanted Forest
  1. Dealing with Dragons / Dragonsbane (1990) - Available Formats: DB 33457 | BRC01171
  2. Searching for Dragons (1991) - Available Formats: DB 38345
  3. Calling on Dragons (1993) - Available Formats: DB 38356
  4. Talking to Dragons (1985) - Available Formats: DB 42323
Lyra
  1. Shadow Magic (1982) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  2. Daughter of Witches (1983) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  3. The Harp of Imach Thyssel (1985) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. Caught in Crystal (1987) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  5. The Raven Ring (1994) - Available Formats: DB 42054
Star Wars (Junior Novelizations)
  1. Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) - Available Formats: DB 54479
  2. Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) - Available Formats: DB 54480
  3. Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith (2005) - Available Formats: DB 61807

Collections

  • Book of Enchantments (1996) - Available Formats: RC 46004

Z

R.D. Zimmerman

Series

Todd Mills
  1. Closet (1995) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  2. Tribe (1996) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  3. Hostage (1997) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT
  4. Outburst (1998) - Available Formats: RC 49888
  5. Innuendo (1999) - NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY FORMAT

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