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University of Iowa Press has just re-issued a book of poetry by Philip Levine, winner both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book Award, and who served for a year as United States Poet Laureate.
Roy Sjoberg presented a draft resolution calling for the governing bodies of the three municipalities that partner with the city of Hudson in operating the library to pass levy increase referendums in the fall of 2013 or disband the joint library.
“Who’s Yer Daddy?” edited by Jim Elledge and David Groff (University of Wisconsin Press, $26.95) is a fascinating look at writers and artists who inspired the work of gay writers and artists by the gay writers and artists themselves.
Hudson resident Rob Bignell has released a new book titled “headin’ to the cabin.” Cabin-goers to Wisconsin’s north woods now have available the most complete listing of the region’s day hiking trails in the new book.
Three American presidents lead off this week’s roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries with what has already been written by these guys, but leave it to the scholars — they can always find a niche that’s unfilled.
Local author Katelyn Asmus will be featured at the Hudson Area Library on April 13 from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Asmus, a sophomore at Hudson High School, will present a program about the writing and publication of her first book, “The Adventure of Steven Archer.”
I’m way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I’ll try to make it up by reviewing a finely wrought thriller by first-time Swedish author Alexander Soderberg. It’s “The Andalucian Friend,” (Crown, $26), translated by Neil Smith.
Friends of the Hudson Library is holding a book sale in the lobby at the Hudson Area Library, 700 First St., April 2-6. Sales times are regular library hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, through Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6.
The Little Free Library movement that got its start in Hudson is ready to shift into the next phase, according to founder Todd Bol. The story of 2012, he said, was that the little libraries are popping up everywhere.
Hometown girl Amy Richardson Timberlake has certainly made good. The award-winning author will return to her hometown of Hudson on March 23 to promote her third book, “One Came Home,” with a signing at Chapter 2 Books.
The Hudson Women’s Club will meet in the River Room at The Phipps Center for the Arts on Tuesday, March 19, beginning at 1 p.m. The program will be presented by Helen Stoltz-Wood, club member, speaking on the topic of “Surround Your People with History.“
Arthur Phillips, a Minnesota native and author of the new novel, "The Tragedy of Arthur," a New York Times Notable Book selection, will be in River Falls at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 18, to discuss his new book and the creative writing process.
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