The Friends, CRPLSA, & TPT
present Beyond the Book
airing again April 5, TPT 2
The Friends and The Advocates for
Human Rights present
"Private Violence" on March 30
State winners selected in March.
National winners announced
by The Center for the Book in April.

27th Minnesota Book Awards
Finalists Announced!
32 Books in Eight Categories

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27th Annual Minnesota Book Awards Finalists Announced

Chosen on Saturday, January 31, by 24 judges from around the state – writers, teachers, librarians, booksellers, and others from the literary community – the finalists for each category are…

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Upcoming Events

Mar
8
Sun
Meet the Young People’s Literatu... @ Roseville Library
Meet the Young People’s Literatu... @ Roseville Library
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm
Meet the Young People's Literature Finalists @ Roseville Library | Roseville | Minnesota | United States
YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE Meet three of the finalists from the Young People’s Literature category, including William Alexander (Ambassador); Kelly Barnhill (The Witch’s Boy); and Margi Preus (West of the Moon). 2014 category winner Carrie Mesrobian (Sex & Violence) will join the 2015 finalists. About the Minnesota Book Awards Beyond the gala each spring, Minnesota Book Awards programs and events take place around the state throughout the year. From author readings and discussions to pub quizzes and food events, the Minnesota Book Awards has programming for everyone. Read more about our events here or check out the Calendar page for a list of all events. The Read the Rest...
Mar
10
Tue
Is There Such a Thing as Soviet ... @ St. Paul JCC
Is There Such a Thing as Soviet ... @ St. Paul JCC
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm
Is There Such a Thing as Soviet Cooking? @ St. Paul JCC | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Anya von Bremzen is one of the most accomplished food writers of her generation, the winner of three James Beard awards and the author of five acclaimed cookbooks. In her latest book, Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: a Memoir of Food and Longing she recounts three Soviet-Jewish generations and their complex relationship with totalitarian power, Jewish Identity and food. Presented in partnership with the Museum of Russian Art, Genesis Philanthropy Group and Russian American Jews of Minnesota. Learn more and reserve tickets >>    
Mar
11
Wed
Club Book: Nadia Hashimi @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium
Club Book: Nadia Hashimi @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm
Club Book: Nadia Hashimi @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Author Nadia Hashimi made waves last year with the release of her fiction debut—“a luminous tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan,” according to Kirkus Reviews. Hashimi’s parents emigrated from their native Afghanistan in the 1970s, but a lifelong fascination with her cultural heritage led her to pen The Pearl That Broke Its Shell. The crisscrossing narrative follows two Afghan women, one in the present the other in the recent past, living as bacha posh—young women disguised as young men. Hashimi, a pediatrician by training, received accolades for this “lyrical, heartbreaking account of silent lives” and Read the Rest...

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