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Leif Enger on importance of reading for pleasure

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Leif Enger
Leif Enger is a Minnesota writer and former MPR reporter.
Courtesy of Grove Atlantic / Robin Enger

Minnesota author Leif Enger gave the 2015 Heginbotham Literary Lecture Feb. 6th at Concordia University in St. Paul. 

His best-selling debut novel, "Peace Like a River" was named one of Time magazine's top five books of the year in 2001. Enger was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio for 20 years.