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J. Ryan Stradal

California Crime: It's Not Always Sunny

Family Fiction: Rising From the Ashes

Fiction: Secrets and Survival

Fiction: Surviving the Future

Fiction: Uncertain New Worlds

Fiction: Women's Voices

Historical Fiction: Unlikely Heroes

Life: The Power of Laughter

Memoir: Finding Our Way

Non-Fiction: Balance and Boundaries

Suspense: Obscured Identity

Thrillers: Not the Crime, It's the Cover-Up

World Mosaics: The Art of Discovery

J. Ryan Stradal
J. Ryan Stradal is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Kitchens of the Great Midwest, which was translated into twelve languages and won the American Book Association's Indies Choice Award for Adult Debut Book of the Year in 2016, and the Southern California Independent Booksellers Award for top novel of 2016. His shorter writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Granta, The Rumpus, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other places. Stradal’s latest novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota, was an instant national bestseller and has been optioned for TV by Muse Entertainment.
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Kitchens of the Great Midwest
Kitchens of the Great Midwest
The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel
The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel