Notable Twin Cities: 5/6–5/12

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Sunday 5/6: Cindy Senarighi will be signing copies of her book Yogadevotion: Practicing in the Presence. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.

Joan Hicks Boone will be presenting The Best Girl. Cannon River Winery, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 5/7: Author Jimmy Patiño will discuss his new book Raza Sí, Migra No, which explores the rise of the Chicano/Mexicano movement and the struggle for human rights as immigration from Mexico to the United States grew significantly during the 1970s and 1980s. East Side Freedom Library, 7 p.m., free.

Join Kai Carlson-Wee and Gretchen Marquette for an evening of poetry. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 5/8: Cary Griffith presents Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Sally Helgesen presents How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 5/9: Come celebrate the release of Trans Sex Zine: Volume Two. A night of storytelling, art, and show-and-tell about sex, bodies, relationships, and desire by and for trans and gender nonconforming folks across the spectrum. All are welcome! Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 5/10: May’s Books and Bars is a monthly book discussion and live show, centered on All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 5/11: Local authors Shannon Gibney and Courtney Yasmineh will be reading from their work as part of the Banfill-Locke 2018 Reading Series. Banfill Locke Center For the Arts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Saturday 5/12: Actress, fashion designer, and author Ashley Eckstein will be having a discussion, Q&A and signing for her new book It’s Your Universe. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free but voucher needed.

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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 →