"A high priestess in the cult of murder as a fine art" was how Saint Paul literary critic James Gray described her. She was often referred to as "the Mistress of Mystery." But until recently, she was an almost forgotten figure in the city's literary lineup.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.”
—Kate Millett, Saint Paul native and writer
“Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action... They demand to be stood for.”
—Midge Decter, journalist
“Historically, books do okay in bad times. It depends on how bad the misery gets.”
—David Unowsky, former owner of The Hungry Mind bookstore