Notable Twin Cities: 9/10–9/16


Sunday 9/10: University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Naturalist and author Matt Schuth will be signing copies of his book Nature at Our Doorstep: Observing Plants, Birds, Mammals, and Other Natural Phenomena Throughout the Year. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.

Brené Brown will be reading and discussing her book Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone. Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, 7 p.m., $30.

Tuesday 9/12: Richard Cornell will be reading from his book The Chippewa: Biography of a Wisconsin Waterway, and signing copies. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Authors Jim Heynen and Alison Jarvis will be discussing their work. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 9/14: This one’s a big one: it’s Talking Volumes, Sherman Alexie edition. Kerri Miller will be in conversation with author Sherman Alexie. Fitzgerald Theater, 7 p.m., ticket prices vary.

Maryann Corbett will be reading from her new poetry collection Street View. She will also be in conversation with poet Margaret Hasse. Book signing to follow reading and conversation. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Lesley Nneka Arimah will be reading from her work. Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 9/15: Join Rachel Gold and Catherine Lundoff for an evening of reading, book signing and shenanigans. Boneshaker Books, 6 p.m., free.

Saturday 9/16: Lit Crawl MN: The second annual Lit Crawl takes place in various establishments around Uptown. All events will be free and open to the public. Uptown, 3 p.m., free.

Adrian Matejka will be reading and discussing his new collection Map to the StarsThis event is part of the Twin Cities Lit Crawl. Soo Visual Arts Center, 8 p.m., free.

Here’s a thing: Can’t quite pin down your schedule to catch The Thread, MPR’s book talk series? It’s okay! They’re all recorded, and you can access them whenever you want. Because who doesn’t love a little book talk?


Please email any event listings you’d like to see to [email protected].


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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 →