Notable Twin Cities: 5/26–6/1


Sunday 5/26: Vinyl Revival will present composer, songwriter and performer Mark Mallman. Mallman will read from his new book The Happiness Playlist and talk about the art of curating a playlist, with time for questions and answers afterward. Minneapolis Central Library, 2 p.m., free.

Wednesday 5/29: Valerie Jarrett leads a reading and armchair discussion of her book Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward, followed by a book signing. ModernWell, 7 p.m., free.

David Housewright will discuss Dead Man’s Mistress, the next mystery in his award-winning McKenzie series. Book signing to follow! SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 5/30: Join Moon Palace Books for a reading from Katherine Quie’s new book Raising Will. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Michael Moos and Margaret Hasse for Michael’s latest collection, The Idea of the Garden. Book signing to follow! SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 5/31: Editors and writers from the new essay collection, My Caesarean, will read from their work. Moon Palace Books, 7 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 →