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300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
801 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Big Brain Comics (0.5 miles)
1027 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415
250 3rd Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55101
700 On the Mall (Lower Level), Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402-2114
1101 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Mayday Books (0.9 miles)
301 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454
229 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Mineapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55455 MN
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
1314 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
2001 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455

Local events

Jul
25
Get Pop-Cultured: Comic Convention Collectibles Weekend
Other, Special Event July 24 through July 27: Shop our 2014 limited edition summer convention exclusives. Supplies will be limited, so hurry in! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Jul
26
Moon Palace Books at the Midtown Farmers Market 7/26
Moon Palace Books, Saturday, July 26 at 08am
Moon Palace Books is excited to be at the Midtown Farmer's Market this summer!

The farmer's market is located at Lake Street East and 22nd Avenue and is open from 8am to 1pm.

On Saturday, July 26th we will be hosting a variety of children's activities and are excited to welcome author Megan Meuli to the market. Books will be available for purchase.

Megan is the mother of two young daughters who enjoy creating crafts and exploring the many fun things to do around town. She enjoys blogging about family fun in the Twin Cities.

Location: Street: Lake Street and 22nd Ave Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55407 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jul
26
Get Pop-Cultured: Comic Convention Collectibles Weekend
Special Event, Other July 24 through July 27: Shop our 2014 limited edition summer convention exclusives. Supplies will be limited, so hurry in! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Jul
26
Hei Kyong Kim - The Translation of Han
Moon Palace Books, Saturday, July 26 at 2pm
Join Hei Kyong Kim at 2pm on Saturday, July 26th at Moon Palace Books!

Hei Kyong Kim, Psy.D., L.P., was adopted from Seoul, South Korea in 1975. By day she works as a psychologist and by night she writes poetry and prose. Her work can be found in numerous journals, anthologies, and media, including: Outsiders Within, Seeds from a Silent Tree, Paj Ntaub Voice, Journal of Asian American Renaissance, New Truths: Writing in the 21st Century by Korean Adoptees, Proceedings of the First International Korean Adoption Studies Research Symposium, MoonRoot, Adoption Today, Parenting as Adoptees, Asian American Press, and Gazillion Voices. In addition to her writing, she has spoken at conferences here and in South Korea.

The Translation of Han is her first full length book of poetry and prose.

Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jul
27
Get Pop-Cultured: Comic Convention Collectibles Weekend
Other, Special Event July 24 through July 27: Shop our 2014 limited edition summer convention exclusives. Supplies will be limited, so hurry in! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Jul
30
My Family and Other Hazards
Common Good Books, Wednesday, July 30 at 7pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards.

Also with Jeff Miller. (added from Macmillan)
Jul
31
Find Waldo Local Party!
Moon Palace Books, Thursday, July 31 at 5:30pm
Find Waldo Local Party at Moon Palace Books on Thursday, July 31st at 5:30pm!

Prizes include:

Waldo postcard books

6-volume deluxe set of Waldo books

Where’s Waldo? The Magnificent Mini Boxed Set

Numark PT01 Record Player from Hymie's Vintage Records

Kids garden bag and tool set from Welna II Hardware

Kid's Bag of Bugs garden kit from Mother Earth Gardens

Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jul
31
My Family and Other Hazards
Chapter2Books, Thursday, July 31 at 7pm
Come meet June Melby, author of My Family and Other Hazards

Reading and signing with June Melby, author of My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
Jul
31
My Family and Other Hazards
Chapter 2 Books, Thursday, July 31 at 7pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
Aug
1
BOWER: Éireann Lorsung, Katrina Vandenberg, and Ben Weaver
The Loft Literary Center, Friday, August 1 at 7pm
A midsummer night's dream of words and music, featuring Éireann Lorsung, Katrina Vandenberg, and Ben Weaver.

Éireann Lorsung is the author of Music For Landing Planes By (Milkweed, 2007), Her Book (Milkweed, 2013), and Sweetbriar (dancing girl press, 2013). Recent poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Burnside Review, Colorado Review, and Women's Studies Quarterly. She is now at work on a novel about archives and earthquakes, pieces of which can be found in Two Serious Ladies, DIAGRAM, Bluestem, and Mandala. She edits 111O and co-runs MIEL, a micropress (miel-books.com).

Katrina Vandenberg is the author of The Alphabet Not Unlike the World (2012) and Atlas: Poems (2004), both published by Milkweed Editions. With poet Todd Boss, she is the co-author of the chapbook On Marriage (Red Dragonfly Press). Her essays and poems have appeared in The American Scholar, Blackbird, Poetry Daily, The Southern Review, Orion, The Iowa Review, The Sun, Alaska Quarterly Review, Poets and Writers, Post Road, and other journals, as well as several anthologies, including Where One Voice Ends Another Begins: 150 Years of Minnesota Poetry (Borealis). She is an Assistant Professor in the MFA and BFA Creative Writing Programs at Hamline University.

Ben Weaver is an American singer-songwriter. His albums include, "El Camino Blues," "Living in the Ground," which was recorded in one five-hour-session, "Hollerin' at a Woodpecker," which, released in 2002, was critically acclaimed in Britain and the United States, including being named No.3 Americana album of the year by Mojo magazine, "Stories Under Nails," and "Mirepoix and Smoke." He is also a poet and fiction writer whose short story, "Humanesque," was included in the 2009 anthology Amplified: Fiction from Leading Alt-Country, Indie Rock, Blues and Folk Musicians, and whose poem "Devastations" won the 2009 What Light Grand Jury Prize. (The_Loft_Library)
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Aug
2
Get Pop-Cultured: Meet Real Comic Book Artist Otis Frampton!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Highland Park, Saturday, August 2 at 1:30pm
Special Event, Other We have the pleasure of hosting comic book artist Otis Frampton at our store. He will be here to talk about what it is like to draw comics and do a demonstration! Check out his website to see his work at www.otisframpton.com (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
2
WordSong with Florestan Recital Project
The Loft Literary Center, Saturday, August 2 at 7pm
Join Co-founder and Artistic Director of WordSong Boston Howard Frazin along with the Florestan Recital Project (Alison d’Amato, piano & Aaron Engebreth, baritone) as they present the inaugural WordSong Twin Cities event as part of the Source Song Festival. An interactive song program, Alison and Aaron will present 5 songs by 5 composers on Langston Hughes’ “Harlem.” Complete with conversation between performers, composers, and audience, you won’t want to miss this engaging event!

WordSong believes that contemporary American society has lost the connection to artistic experience as an effective means of personal and social reflection. Composers today have, in large part, failed to engage listeners in an appealing and thought-provoking way; they have traveled down wonderful yet often very foreign roads of musical expression and simply expected audiences to follow without question. As a result, new music is often simply played at the audience, when it needs to be presented with the audience as an active participant. WordSong will help begin to bring about this change.

WordSong is a new concert format in which one text is presented in multiple, newly composed settings and is the focus of directed conversation among composers, performers, and audiences. WordSong’s goal is to reconnect musicians and listeners through shared, active artistic experiences. It is a public conversation about intuitive musical understanding.

Composer Howard Frazin is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of WordSong. He teaches composition at the New England Conservatory of Music where he is also the director of the CPR Composer- Performer-Repertory Ensemble. He recently served as the Boston Classical Orchestra’s Composer-in-Residence at the Boston Arts Academy. His music has been performed throughout the U.S. and abroad, including festivals at Tanglewood, Aspen, Banff, Rockport, Monadnock, Bowdoin, and Yellow Barn. Recent commissions include those from Triple Helix, A Far Cry, the Claremont Trio, the Boston Classical Orchestra, the Fromm Foundation, World-wide Concurrent Premieres, the PALS Children’s Chorus, and Andover Chamber Players. The Claremont Trio’s premiere of Mr. Frazin’s piano trio on Dallas Chamber Music’s concert series was praised by the Dallas Morning News as “... a genuinely touching triptych, which wastes not a note,” and the performance made Scott Cantrell’s Top 10 Performances list for 2010. Mr. Frazin’s work is published by Peters Editions.

Pianist Alison d'Amato is a dynamic and versatile musician, committed to performing and teaching in the full spectrum of solo and chamber music genres. A member of several pioneering organizations, she is Artistic Co-Director of Florestan Recital Project and Founding Faculty Artist of the Vancouver International Song Institute (www.songinstitute.ca). In 2011, she joined the faculty at Eastman School of Music as Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching. Alison enjoys a variety of interdisciplinary projects that energize the relationships and communication inherent in music. She is a Program Director of Art Song Lab (www.artsonglab.com), an intensive workshop that presents new works in collaboration with composers, poets, and performers. In addition to traditional masterclasses in collaborative repertoire, Alison has shared classes with musicologists, English professors, singers, and instrumentalist partners. She has performed at venues across North America, including Boston’s Jordan and Symphony Halls and New York’s Weill Recital Hall. www.alisondamato.com.

Acclaimed for his “exemplary diction and rich baritone voice,” baritone Aaron Engebreth enjoys an active solo career in opera, oratorio and recital, and devotes considerable time to the performance of new music. Featured in performances from Sapporo Japan's Kitara Hall and Boston's Symphony Hall to Le Theatre de la Ville in Paris, Washington's Kennedy Center and the AmBul festival of Sofia, Bulgaria, he has been a guest of the Tanglewood, Ravinia, and Monadnock Music Festivals, as well as many symphony orchestas, among them Portland, San Diego, Virginia and Charlotte. As a recording artist, he is featured on two operatic recordings with the Boston Early Music Festival and Radio Bremen, each nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Operatic Recording. His 2013/14 season's performances include concerts with Newport Chamber Festival, Radius Ensemble, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, his debut at Carnegie Hall, and guest vocal recitals at Minneapolis' Antonello Hall and the University of Wisconsin. (The_Loft_Library)
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Aug
3
James Patterson Day
Invisible by James Patterson, David Ellis
Middle School by James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Laura Park (Illustrator)
Unlucky 13 by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
Maximum Ride Manga, Volume 8 by James Patterson, NaRae Lee (Artist)

Special Event, Other Celebrate America's bestselling author on Sunday, August 3 with a special one-day-only offer on all adult, kids' and teen books by James Patterson, plus fan trivia, discussions and much more. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Aug
5
Deborah Harkness
Macalester College, Tuesday, August 5 at 7pm
Aug
7
Rebecca Makkai
Common Good Books, Thursday, August 7 at unknown time
Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred-Year House

bookstore. author event.

http://www.commongoodbooks.com (added from Penguin)
Aug
9
Get Pop-Cultured: Doctor Who Trivia
Doctor Who: Beginning Collection

Special Event A Get Pop-Cultured Event: Join our two resident Doctor Who "experts" for trivia, games and prizes! Saturday August 9 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
10
Get Pop-Cultured: A Game of Thrones: World of Fire and Ice Event
The World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin, Elio Garcia, Linda Antonsson

Special Event Join us for a fun-filled weekend celebrating the connections between books, movies, TV shows, collectibles and toys and games, featuring raffles and giveaways from A Game of Thrones, The Giver, The Maze Runner and more. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
11
Lev Grossman
Ramsey County Library - Roseville Branch, Monday, August 11 at unknown time
Aug
15
Janet Burroway Reading
The Loft Literary Center, Friday, August 15 at 7pm
Losing Tim is a memoir by a mother about a soldier son who killed himself. It’s not an easy read. But it’s a beautiful one. Burroway, a National Book Award nominee, welcomes readers to grieve along with her, while also providing a lens into how soldiers, and military contractors, like her son, are changed by their combat experiences. Jonathan Shay, author of Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character, a highly acclaimed volume on PTSD, and a 2007 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, comments in the foreword, ”To me, the pain recalls Homer’s Iliad, in which, as James Tatum puts it in The Mourner’s Song, ‘the beauty of the poetry is in the killing.”’

Janet Burroway is the author of eight novels, plays, poetry, essays, texts for dance, and children’s books. She was nominated for the National Book Award in 1977 for her novel Raw Silk. Her Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and her multigenre Imaginative Writing is out in a third edition. Her most recent novel is Bridge of Sand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009), and her play Medea with Child was produced in 2010 by Sideshow Theatre Company in Chicago. She is at work on a musical adaptation of Barry Unsworth’s novel Morality Play with composer Matthew M. Kiedrowski. She is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita at Florida State University. Her most recent book is Losing Tim, a memoir about her son, a private contractor in the Iraq War. (The_Loft_Library)
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Aug
17
Get Pop-CUltured: Q&A Forum With Daniel Wallace and the 501st Legion!
Bounty Hunter Code by Daniel Wallace, Ryder Windham, Jason Fry

Special Event, Other Daniel Wallace, all-round Star Wars guru and author, will be here for a Q&A Forum and to talk about and sign copies of his new book, The Bounty Hunter Code. Members of the 501st Legion will be here also to meet and take photos with our customers. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
19
William Kent Krueger
Once Upon a Crime, Tuesday, August 19 at 7pm
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Aug
20
William Kent Krueger
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Har Mar Mall, Wednesday, August 20 at 7pm
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Aug
21
PJ Party on the Trolley! Thursday, August 21st at 6PM & 7PM
Wild Rumpus Books for Young Readers, Thursday, August 21 at 6pm
Get on board and celebrate summer with another PJ Party on the Trolley! Put on your PJ's and come party with our special guest author on Thursday, August 21st at 6PM & 7PM. (We're starting a ittle earlier this year to accomodate kiddie bedtimes.) See below for how to get tickets to this awesome event. Here's the rundown: 1. You show up at the trolley station in your pajamas. (It is a PJ Party, after all.) 2. You are served cookies and milk on the station platform. Yum! 3. All aboard the trolley! 4. After a fun ride, we stop in a quiet spot. While still on the trolley, our guest author reads some favorite bedtime stories. 5. More trolley riding back to the station! How to Get Tickets: Tickets are $5, and this year, we're doing a lottery! The lottery will be open from Monday, August 4th at 10AM through Monday, August 11th at 8PM. Visit here again during that time to put your name in the hat. We'll also send an email reminder with links to the lottery on Monday, June 9th, so sign up for our email list below to make sure you don't forget to register. On Thursday, August 14th we'll notify the winners. Winners will have until Monday, August 18th at 5PM to pick up and pay for tickets. After that, we'll draw from the hat again for any unclaimed tickets. Tickets are $5 each and must be paid for with cash or check made out to the Minnesota Streetcar Museum. You will need tickets for adults and children over one year. You can register for a maximum of 5 tickets. Join Our Email List 100% of ticket sales go to the Minnesota Streetcar Museum, a Non-Profit organization. Find them at www.trolleyride.org Remember, if you don't get tickets this time, there are two more PJ Parties this summer. You can also ride the trolley anytime for just $2.

Location: Street: 2720 West 43rd St. City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55410-1643 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
23
Planet of the Apes - Trylon Book Club
Moon Palace Books, Saturday, August 23 at 10am
For the next installment of the Trylon Book Club, we present Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel Planet of the Apes, followed by a special Saturday morning screening of the 1968 mind-bender with Charlton Heston. We’ll follow the screening with a spirited, ape-like discussion of novel and film at the bookstore. Like Dr. Zaius would want.

Moon Palace Books has copies of Planet of the Apes available now. Planet of the Apes will also screen the weekend of August 22-24 at the Trylon.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be regular admission for the Saturday morning book club screening of Planet of the Apes. However, with a Moon Palace receipt for the book, you can get in for five dollars!

Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
23
My Family and Other Hazards
Valley Booksellers, Saturday, August 23 at 3pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
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