Notable Twin Cities: 6/10–6/16


Sunday 6/10: Meet local bus driver and author Roy Edward Power as he reads from and signs his new book And a-Wa-a-a-a-Ay We Go!. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 6/11: Michelle Kuo presents her debut memoir, Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/12: Lucy Bellwood presents 100 Demon Dialogues. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Join Books & Bars for a discussion of Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give─a groundbreaking, thought-provoking debut novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement about a teen girl who is the only witness to her friend’s fatal shooting by a police officer. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/13: Join SubText Books for a reading and conversation with Edgar Cantero and Benjamin Percy. Cantero will read from his work Meddling Kids, and Percy will read from his novel The Dark Net. Conversation and book signing to follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

William Cavert discusses his book The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/14: Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Timothy Young. Young will be reading from his recent poetry collection Portraits of Rodeo Clowns and Royalty. Book signing to follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Literature Lovers’ Night Out is a monthly event hosted by Pamela Klinger-Horn, featuring national and local authors, snacks and drawings for prizes. Grand Banquet, 7 p.m., $11.

Saturday 6/16: Meet local author Judy McConnell when she joins us to sign her new book Dreamhouse. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 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 →