Common Good Books
Once was not enough for Garrison Keillor. He’s going back to Macalester College this summer for another anniversary celebration of “A Prairie Home Companion.” Keillor will bring his radio show to the St. Paul college for a special 41st anniversary live broadcast on the Fourth of July.
This week marks the arrival of a large literary conference in Minneapolis, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in St. Paul this afternoon. Clinton will be signing copies of her memoir “Hard Choices” at Common Good Books on Snelling Avenue from 2:15 to 4:15 p.m.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make a stop in St. Paul on her tour to promote her new memoir. Clinton is due to appear July 20 at Common Good Books, a store launched by another prominent Democrat — Garrison Keillor.
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Swimsuit season: words guaranteed to strike fear into the hearts of most women, especially those women consigned to cold and snowy Minnesota winters, where an extra layer or 10 is strongly encouraged for survival.
Celebrate your love of poetry during National Poetry Month in Minnesota.
Hunting for something interesting to add to your summer reading list? Head to your local library or bookstore to find these must-read gems by authors who hail from the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Given the large number of colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, it isn’t surprising that they have helped produce a core of voracious readers, many who enjoy the social interaction of book clubs.
Garrison Keillor plans an above-average celebration of his bookstore’s move in St. Paul.
Who goes to bookstores anymore? More to the point, who even reads actual books anymore? OK, let’s set aside the obligatory hand-wringing over the devaluation of the printed word and the notion that physical publishing, as a business model, is rapidly approaching the realm of sheer vanity.