Hoaxes, theft, low-blows, and arson, 1994 was a cold and chaotic time.
1993: Let’s Get Together 1. The European Union was officially formed on November 1, 1993 and consisted of 27 member states. The chosen date, November 11th, was highly symbolic for Europe–it […]
1992 believed it could fly, President George Bush, Sr. reminded us that we all have our embarrassing moments, and the thing that may survive us all isn’t salamanders, but fairy tales.
1991: Snap to Calendar No Awards were held in 1990, but not for lack of quality books. For the first two years of the program, the awards presentation had been […]
1989: A Year of Change The second year of the Festival, “A Book Affair” was coordinated by The Loft Literary Center and 107 other participating groups, but they declined on running […]
Ten Facts about 1988: The Inaugural Year
The Minnesota Book Awards was created twenty-five years ago by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library – and many collaborators* – as part of a statewide “Festival of […]