Minneapolis

  • Talk of the Stacks: Dan Buettner

    A National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author, Dan Buettner is the founder of Blue Zones, a nonprofit dedicated to putting the world’s best practices in longevity and well-being to work in people’s lives. His research on longevity led to a National Geographic cover story, …

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  • 9th Annual "Motherhood and Words" Reading

    So often in our society, writing by a group of people is lumped together and dismissed. This has certainly been the case with motherhood literature. In 1976, Adrienne Rich began Of Woman Born with this: “We know more about the air we breathe, the seas we travel, than about the nature and meaning …

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  • Maggie Messitt | The Rainy Season: Three Lives in the New South Africa

    Just across the northern border of a former apartheid-era homeland sits the the remote bushveld community of Rooiboklaagte, caught between a traditional past and a western future, a racially charged history and a pseudo-democratic present. The Rainy Season introduces readers to and opens a window …

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  • Rebecca Dinerstein | The Sunlit Night

    From an exhilarating new voice, a stunning debut novel which Jonathan Safran Foer calls as "lyrical as a poem, psychologically rich as a thriller." In the beautiful, barren landscape of the Far North, under the ever-present midnight sun, Frances and Yasha are surprised to find refuge in each other.…

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  • Tom Kacynski | Trans Terra: Towards a Cartoon Philosophy (Launch)

    Trans Terra is a mutant memoir that melds comics, politics and philosophy into a heady brew exploring work, creativity, emergence of the new, and the possibility of utopia. The author's journey begins in the frigid wastelands of contemporary consumer culture. Like a surreal HMS Beagle, Trans Terra…

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