Andy Shane didn’t like school to begin with, but the class know-it-all, Dolores Starbuckle, made his day even worse by tattling on him. Twice! Before lunch!
The challenge of choosing the ‘best of’ from the 2016 Festival is similar to the challenge of picking the next book to read from a near toppling stack of books.
Kent Meyers, author and educator, asks the question of 'What if ... ?' after reviewing the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,' by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.
As SDHC celebrates the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize, we also remember the late Nelle Harper Lee and highlight SD’s connections with the Prize winner’s work.
“For some reason people always said their history could not be written,” Elizabeth Fenn said of the Mandan tribe. “It seemed to me that it could.”
The Council is planning a year-long celebration of the best in literature, drama, history, music, and journalism for communities around the state.
The 2015 South Dakota Festival of Books has come to a close and has set its sights on Brookings for the fall 2016 Festival.
View our up-to-the-minute schedule updates in the 2015 Festival of Books Survivor’s Guide.
The Festival features a long list of more than 70 local, regional and national authors across nine genres of writing.
Award-winning mystery author William Kent Krueger is finishing the final leg of his One Book SD author tour, culminating in a keynote appearance in Deadwood.
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