Minnesota Book Awards Finalists Announced

Now in it’s 20th year, the Minnesota Book Awards announced its nominees this week. Helmed by the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library, four authors were nominated in each of the eight categories by 24 judges from the state.

Nominees include Kevin Kling’s hilarious tales of life with a dog in The Dog Says How, Jim Walsh’s oral history The Replacements: All Over But the Shouting, and Wing Young Huie’s colorfully fascinating Looking for Asian America: An Ethnographic Tour. For a complete list, check out the Friends website here. Feel strongly about a local author? Visit during March to take part in the Readers’ Choice Awards.

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