Notable Twin Cities: 7/23-7/29


Sunday 7/23: Dawn Reno Langley will read from her novel The Mourning ParadeSubtext Books, 2 p.m., free.

Join author Jean Harper for the launch of her book, Still Life with Horses, which happens to be the winner of the 2017 Howling Bird Press Creative Nonfiction Prize! Sateren Auditorium, 7:15 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/26: Kathleen Anne Kenney will be presenting her new novel Girl on the Leeside. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Tim Taranto will present his new book Ars BotanicaMagers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/27: Gabrielle Bell will be reading and discussing her new graphic memoir, Everything is Flammable, with Kevin Huinzenga. Book signing to follow. Subtext Books, 7 p.m., free.

Poet Patricia Smith will be presenting her work. Foss Center, 7:15 p.m., free.

Friday 7/28: Steve Rushin will present his new memoir Sting-Ray AfternoonsMagers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 7/29: Abby Cooper will be presenting her new book BubblesBarnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.

Here’s a thing: If you’re looking for something upper-Midwest to read, look no further: Great Lakes Reads is a selection of Great Lakes-centric books that connect the lake to the local community, and the books are all written by writers who reside in the area they highlight. Kinda rad!


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Abby Anderson is a fiction writer and an MFA candidate at Hamline University. She lives in Minneapolis with an extra large cat, many books, and lots of crap from estate sales. More from this author →