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

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Fitz First @ Four: “Benediction” @ Common Good Books
Fitz First @ Four: “Benediction” @ Common Good Books
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm
Fitz First @ Four: "Benediction" @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event This month will feature a discussion of the story, “Benediction,” in a program led by Stu Wilson.  A resident of Saint Paul, Wilson currently serves as the president of Fitzgerald in Saint Paul, and is a principal with Library Strategies Consulting Group. This edition of FitzFirst@Four takes place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Common Good Books in Saint Paul. It will explore the Irish Catholic community of Saint Paul in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s era (1890-1930), and its significance in the companion short stories and Fitzgerald’s other works. About FitzFirst@Four Fitz First @ Four is Read the Rest...
Transcontinental Express: New Je... @ Moscow on the Hill
Transcontinental Express: New Je... @ Moscow on the Hill
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm
Transcontinental Express: New Jewish American Fiction @ Moscow on the Hill | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
A tidal wave of Jewish emigres from the former Soviet Union has unleashed a new group of writers who use their adopted tongue to make sense of American immigrant realities.   On March 1, the Rimon Artist Salon Series and Twin Cities Jewish Book Series welcome critically acclaimed writers Boris Fishman (who was recently named BuzzFeed’s 20 under 40 Debut Writers You Need to Know About) and Marina Rubin to Moscow on the Hill for a conversation about how Jewish emigres have used their adopted tongue to make sense of the realities of American life. Ezra Glinter, deputy arts editor Read the Rest...
Mar
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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 >>    

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