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Corinna Nicolaou presents 'A None's Story: Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and Islam'
Jul
19
7:00 pm19:00

Corinna Nicolaou presents 'A None's Story: Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and Islam'

Perfect for those looking to ground themselves in the overlapping but often contradictory morals of the world’s major religions, Nicolaou’s book vividly and respectfully unpacks the nature of spiritual practice.

                                                                                                                                    
Publishers Weekly


May
21
3:00 pm15:00

Karen Casey presents 'Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow'

A finalist for the MS Society Books for a Better Life Award, Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow has sold nearly 70,000 copies in hardcover. The much-anticipated paperback edition comes with a new preface from Casey who continues to be an active participant in helping others heal through recovery. Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow suggests that we have only two real choices in life. 

May
15
3:30 pm15:30

J. D. Radke presents his novel 'levon a'

Told in reverse chronological order, levon a begins in cosmopolitan modern day Shanghai, China. A bloody disagreement at a posh wedding, and the complicated past of an uninvited guest are just the beginning (or the end) of an intricate tale of good, evil, purpose, regret, and lust that weaves backwards in time to reveal the truth, much like a memory plays out in our minds.

May
9
7:00 pm19:00

SubText Book Club—Destiny of the Republic

The SubText Book Club will be discussing Destiny of the Republic by Candace Millard

"A staggering tale....Millard digs deeply into the turmoil that got James A. Garfield elected, the lunacy that got him shot and the medical malfeasance that turned a minor wound into a mortal one."--Janet Maslin, Top 10 Recommendations for 2011

Apr
21
7:00 pm19:00

Marybeth Lorbiecki presents 'Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire'

For anyone interested in wildlife, birds, wilderness areas, parks, ecology, conservation, environmental literature, and ethics, the name Aldo Leopold is sure to pop up. Since first publication, Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire has remained the classic short, inspiring biography of Leopold--the perfect companion to reading his ever popular A Sand County Almanac.

Apr
20
7:00 pm19:00

Mystery master Carl Brookins presents The Case or the Yellow Diamond

A dead man on the floor of his office in Minneapolis won’t lead P.I. Sean Sean to journey to Yap Island to protect his new client. Bombs in lawyers’ cars only jostle him. This short investigator knows the value of research and asking questions in the right places. World War II, Asian diamonds and concrete in Des Moines combine to almost destroy a Minnesota family. In the end, Sean detects flaws in the plans and brings down a criminal enterprise.

Apr
16
7:00 pm19:00

Gint Aras presents his novel Fugue

 After over a decade in prison, a young sculptor, Yuri Dilienko, returns to his old neighborhood in Cicero, Illinois. He finds the town stripped of so many places he used to know, while the town's familiar streets, bricks and steeples trigger memories of his traumatic youth.

Apr
16
5:00 pm17:00

Noriko Manabe presents her book 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised'

Nuclear power has been a contentious issue in Japan since the 1950s, and in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, the conflict has only grown. Government agencies and the nuclear industry continue to push a nuclear agenda, while the mainstream media adheres to the official line that nuclear power is Japan's future.

Apr
12
7:00 pm19:00

James Shiffer presents 'The King of Skid Row'

In The King of Skid Row: John Bacich and the Twilight Years of Old Minneapolis, author James Shiffer discusses how city blue laws drove the liquor trade and its customers—hard-drinking lumberjacks, pensioners, farmhands, and railroad workers—into the oldest quarter of Minneapolis.

Books and Bars — St. Paul
Apr
4
5:30 pm17:30

Books and Bars — St. Paul

Join us for a discussion on the Hugo and Nebula award winning sci-fi novel, Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. Hosted in participation with Indeed Brewing Company, The Friends of the St. Paul Library.

Mar
13
12:00 pm12:00

Local Author Day

Join us for a wonderful Sunday afternoon (YAY! Free street parking!) as these incredible local wonders share with us their new and notable works of fiction, mysteries, and poetry.

Mar
9
7:00 pm19:00

Ben Weaver: Reading, Reception, Live Music

For this event, we have partnered with our friends at Hamilton Ink Spot. Join us at the bookstore for a reading, and then at the Spot for hands-on letter press printing, snacks and drinks, and a musical performance. You won't want to miss this.

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