“Welcome to Braggsville” (William Morrow, 355 pages, $25.99), the new novel by Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad and current visitin ... »
David LaRochelle’s “Moo!” is a funny and charming tale of adventure.
Who wouldn’t love a story about a cow joy-r ... »
IOWA CITY — When it’s the right word, just one word — or even just a sound — can tell an entire story.
Author an ... »
K.L. Cook crafts stories populated by characters who seem wholly real. Each story in Cook’s award-winning 2011 collection, “Love Song ... »
When we think of leaders in the civil rights movement, we often think of people like the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. or Malcolm X — powe ... »
“A Replacement Life,” the debut novel from Boris Fishman, is many stories in one. It’s the story of Slava Gelman, a young, str ... »
Author and New Yorker Boris Fishman is no stranger to Cedar Rapids.
The summer after his freshman year at Princeton University, Fishman flew ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS — This year’s Linn Area Reads selection is “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” the 1962 novel by Ken ... »
After reading two books with depressing characters, I was ready for a light, fun read. I knew Beth Kendrick wouldn’t disappoint.
In Ke ... »
A couple — Dale and Hoa — travels to Mexico’s Chihuahua Desert, tracing the apocryphal path of the writer Ambrose Bierce while ... »
William Gibson’s new novel, “The Peripheral” (Putnam, 386 pages, $28.95), is set in two futures. The first is some vague numbe ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS — X marks the spot next to the most important piece in the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art’s whimsical, nostalgic exhibition, ... »