MINNPOST: The most popular books at St. Paul and Hennepin County libraries

A plane crashes in a remote part of Minnesota, killing a U.S. senator.

No, we’re not recounting one of the sadder episodes in Minnesota political history, we’re talking about the plot of “Desolation Mountain,” the most requested book at St. Paul Public Libraries right now. Of course, it falls to sheriff-turned-private investigator Cork O’Connor to dig into what happened in the latest in St. Paul author William Kent Krueger’s series.

Here’s a list of the most popular books in the Twin Cities right now. Each library system has different ways of tracking books’ popularity, so these aren’t apples-to-apples comparisons but should give you a sense of what’s popular.

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