Notable Twin Cities: 12/10–12/16

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Sunday 12/10: Author, chef, and outdoorsman Jon Wipfli will be signing copies of his new cookbook Venison: The Slay to Gourmet Field to Kitchen Cookbook. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.

Tuesday 12/12: Author Lise Lunge-Larsen and illustrator Kari Vick will be reading from their new children’s picture book Seven Ways to Trick a Troll. Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, 12 p.m., free.

It’s Books and Bars! It’s a monthly book discussion and live show, and December’s installment will be centered on Stephanie Wilbur Ash’s novel The Annie YearBryant-Lake Bowl & Theater, 6 p.m., free.

Wednesday 12/13: Linda Morganstein will read from her memoir, Numinosity: A Fractured Memoir. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Briana Lawrence will be reading from her work as part of the Speculations Reading Series. Each reading includes a reception with free soda pop and cookies, and a post-reception expedition to a bistro. DreamHaven Books & Comics, 6:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 12/14: James Rollins will be discussing his new book The Demon Crown, and signing copies. Barnes & Noble Edina, 7 p.m, free.

Friday 12/15: Amy and Dave Freeman will be signing copies of their new book A Year in the Wilderness. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 6 p.m., free.

Join Heartspark Press for “Women Your Mother Warned You About: Resistance & Resilience,” an explosive evening featuring the best trans women and AMAB non-binary writers in the country. Featured writers will include KOKUMO, Tobi-Hill Meyer, Joss Barton, and many more. Phoenix Theater Minneapolis, 7:30 p.m., pay-what-you-can.

Saturday 12/16: Chris Riemenschneider will be signing copies of his new book First Avenue: Minnesota’s Mainroom. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.

Dave Page will be signing copies of his book F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota: The Writer and His Friends at Home. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 2 p.m., free.

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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 →