Sunday 6/3: Author Shawn Francis Peters reads from and sign copies of his new book, The Infamous Harry Hayward: A True Account of Murder and Mesmerism in Gilded Age Minneapolis. Hennepin History Museum, 2 p.m., free.
Tuesday 6/5: A book club open to anyone who is interested in discussing stories relevant to the lives of artists in a welcoming, relaxing atmosphere. June’s book is A Choice of Weapons by Gordon Parks. Hopkins Center For the Arts, 6:30 p.m., free.
Tim Burkett launches Zen in the Age of Anxiety: Wisdom for Navigating our Modern Lives. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 6/7: Jonathan Kauffman will present Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat, in conversation with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Join SubText Books for a discussion of Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict with editor ML Cavanaugh. Book signing will follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 6/8: The BLCA Writers 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 6/9: The Third Annual Lit Crawl MN will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018, 3 p.m.–10 p.m. in Minneapolis, weaving through Uptown along Lake Street, and culminating in Button Poetry’s Ear Candy at Bryant Lake Bowl. All events are free and open to the public. Uptown, 3 p.m., free.
Wendy Brown-Baez, Ibé Kaba, and Bryan Thao Worra will be presenting stories, poems, and music from Laos, West Africa, the Middle East, and the US to celebrate cultures around the world and a shared desire for peace. Moon Palace Books, 4 p.m., free.
Here’s a thing: Reading books is great, but if you’re also in making books, Minneapolis has a resource for you (of course). Check out the Minnesota Center for Book Arts—they’ve got all kinds of resources and classes.
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