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Laurie Hertzel Book Recommendations & Book Mentions

This list consists of recommendations or mentions of books spotted in media, social media accounts, podcasts or other public websites.

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Laurie Hertzel is a book critic. Former Senior Editor/Books Mpls Star Tribune. A newspaper reporter from way back. Author "News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist." UMPress.

220 books
Book Cover for: My Husband, Maud Ventura

My Husband

Maud Ventura
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

OMG this book was such a good read. Gaslighting upon gaslighting! I loved it. MY HUSBAND, by Maud Ventura, translated by Emma Ramadan. @HarperViaBooks @HarperCollins @HewittSTrib https://t.co/VuaSZh4Ttq https://t.co/BorX7dLDTr

Hardcover, 2023

$28.99$14.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Book of Goose, Yiyun Li

The Book of Goose

Yiyun Li
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

This Sunday's book reviews and stories: LUCY BY THE SEA by @LizStrout ; PAINTING BEYOND WALLS by David Rhodes; THE BOOK OF GOOSE by Yiyun Li; LESS IS LOST by Andrew Sean Greer; DINNERS WITH RUTH by Nina Totenberg; THE BULLET THAT MISSED by @richardosman; (1/2)

Paperback, 2023

$19.00$9.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Harrow: A Novel (Kirkus Prize), Joy Williams

Harrow: A Novel (Kirkus Prize)

Joy Williams
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

Delighted to see the wonderful Joy Williams winning the #KirkusPrize2021 for fiction for "Harrow." Here's our review, by @ellenakins http://strib.mn/3CatZvx

Paperback, 2022

$16.00$8.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Sam, Allegra Goodman

Sam

Allegra Goodman
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

@StarTribune @GibneyShannon @marionwinik Laura Zigman, reviewed by @CarolMemmott ; 3. 'Moonrise Over New Jessup,' by Jamila Minnicks, reviewed by Vikas Turakhia; 4. SAM by Allegra Goodman, reviewed by @JennyShank ; 5. 'The Intimate City,' by Michael Kimmelman, reviewed by @MaxWinter. And a bookmark column ... (2/3)

Paperback, 2023

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Meredith, Alone, Claire Alexander

Meredith, Alone

Claire Alexander
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

I liked this novel, MEREDITH, ALONE by Claire Alexander. About a woman so traumatized she hasn't left her house in three years -- but who copes in rather wonderful ways. https://t.co/ACGVnlYQDg @GrandCentralPub @ClaireAWriter https://t.co/cDo2e6ZOFQ

Paperback, 2023

$17.99$8.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Less Is Lost, Andrew Sean Greer

Less Is Lost

Andrew Sean Greer
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

This Sunday's book reviews and stories: LUCY BY THE SEA by @LizStrout ; PAINTING BEYOND WALLS by David Rhodes; THE BOOK OF GOOSE by Yiyun Li; LESS IS LOST by Andrew Sean Greer; DINNERS WITH RUTH by Nina Totenberg; THE BULLET THAT MISSED by @richardosman; (1/2)

Paperback, 2023

$17.99$8.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Testaments, Margaret Atwood

The Testaments

Margaret Atwood
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

@tiernanhenry This is actually the advance reader copy of Margaret Atwood’s THE TESTAMENTS, The sequel to the handmaid‘s tale. The publisher printed the arcs under a fake title and fake author to keep everything completely on the QT..

Paperback, 2020

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: This Isn't Going to End Well: The True Story of a Man I Thought I Knew, Daniel Wallace

This Isn't Going to End Well: The True Story of a Man I Thought I Knew

Daniel Wallace
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

@StribGoingOut @UMinnPress @SubtextBooks @CarolMemmott @ScribnerBooks roundup five good books that came out this spring, including @deathbybadger 's ONCE UPON A TOME, a poetry collection by Julie Gard, THIS ISN'T GOING TO END WELL by Daniel Wallace; MARY AND MR. ELIOT, edited by Erica Wagner (so interesting), and, for pure fun, the new @jojomoyes https://t.co/pIGyBeZFIF

Hardcover, 2023

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human, Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human

Siddhartha Mukherjee
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

Wondering what you'll find in Sunday's Books pages? Here goes: A bookmark column from me about how we choose what we review; and reviews of 'The Song of the Cell,' by Siddhartha Mukherjee (@HamiltonCain); 'How it Went,' by Wendell Berry (@nightnewspam ); 1/2

Paperback, 2023

$21.00$10.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Small Mercies, Dennis Lehane

Small Mercies

Dennis Lehane
Laurie HertzelLaurie Hertzel

It's Friday! Some news this Sunday, as well as a bunch of fine reviews. Here goes: @EllenAkins reviews Abraham Verghese's new novel, THE COVENANT OF WATER; Malcolm Forbes reviews Dennis Lehane's latest, SMALL MERCIES; the Strib's own @LauraMcCallumB reviews THE SECRET... 1/X https://t.co/Q9jY0vwVYU

Hardcover, 2023

$30.00$15.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book