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SubText Political Action Book Club--Becoming a Citizen Activist
Dec
12
7:00 pm19:00

SubText Political Action Book Club--Becoming a Citizen Activist

In the last week and a half, my identiy and values have been shaken to their very core. This election has left me feeling helpless and impotent beyond anything I've ever felt before. And, in the last week, countless others have wandered into the bookstore expressing similar disbelief. The only solution to combating this helpless nauseated feeling is to become active. 

Dec
13
6:00 pm18:00

Books and Bars — Minneapolis

Books & Bars is an open public book club show. We provide a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion of interesting authors, fun people, good food and social lubrication with liquid courage. You’re invited to our events with moderator Jeff Kamin and other spirited characters each month: 1st Tuesdays in St. Paul & 2nd Tuesdays in Minneapolis.

Dec
13
7:00 pm19:00

Brian McMahon presents The Ford Century in Minnesota

In 1903, before the Ford Motor Company was even incorporated, Stephen Tenvoorde signed a contract to sell Ford mobiles at his bicycle shop in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Four generations later, the Tenvoorde family still operates what is now the oldest Ford dealership in the world. Brian McMahon chronicles how the fortunes of the company and the state became intertwined during that century.

Shelley DeWees presents "Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature"
Dec
16
7:00 pm19:00

Shelley DeWees presents "Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature"

  • Subtext Books

Shelley DeWees will read from her debut work, Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature. A feminist history of literary Britain, Not Just Jane is a witty and fascinating book that explores the achievement of seven phenomenal British writers. 


Heyday: 35 Years of Music in Minneapolis by Daniel Corrigan and Danny Sigelman
Dec
7
7:00 pm19:00

Heyday: 35 Years of Music in Minneapolis by Daniel Corrigan and Danny Sigelman

  • Amsterdam Bar and Hall

From esteemed photographer Daniel Corrigan comes Heyday: 35 Years of Music in Minneapolis, a look back at more than three decades of music in Minneapolis. With accompanying text by Danny Sigelman, this evocative photo book provides a rare glimpse into a significant yet largely unsung fixture of the Minneapolis music scene. This event will feature both Corrigan and Sigelman in conversation with each other. 

Dec
6
5:00 pm17:00

Books and Bars — St. Paul

Books & Bars is an open public book club show. We provide a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion of interesting authors, fun people, good food and social lubrication with liquid courage. You’re invited to our events with moderator Jeff Kamin and other spirited characters each month: 1st Tuesdays in St. Paul & 2nd Tuesdays in Minneapolis.

Freestyle Book Club-- Time Travel
Nov
29
7:00 pm19:00

Freestyle Book Club-- Time Travel

  • Tin Whiskers Brewing Co.

The Freestyle Book Club is led by our Bibliotherapist, Matt Keliher at SubText. This is a gathering of individuals who share their perspectives on the chosen book club theme. The Freestyle Book Club is a relaxed gathering. You can read from the list of suggestions, or choose a book on your own that fits the theme, and join us on the night of the event to share your perspective. There's nothing better than discussing the twists and turns of plot lines while working out to some 16oz curls!

Nov
21
5:30 pm17:30

Ian Punnett signs 'Black Night for the Bluegrass Belle'

In 1936, Verna Garr Taylor of LaGrange, Kentucky, was found dead in a ditch. Her companion, and the main suspect, former Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Henry H. Denhardt, claimed she committed suicide, and he was never charged in her death. Now, 80 years later, national radio host Ian Punnett has put the pieces of this unsolved puzzle together in 'Black Night for the Bluegrass Belle'. Punnett crafts this murder-to-trial-to-murder-to-trial nonfiction narrative with historical detail only a family member could provide. Punnett will be on hand at Subtext Books Monday, November 21, from 5:30-7 pm for a book signing and meet and greet.

Nov
13
2:00 pm14:00

Fred Amram presents We're in America Now: A Survivor's Stories

These compelling stories form a riveting memoir that begins with the author's birth during the rise of Hitler in 1930s Germany. He and his surviving family soon escape to Holland and sail to America where they encounter many challenges as immigrants in a new world. This country truly becomes a land of opportunity where one can build a new life and become more than a "Holocaust survivor."

Nov
10
7:00 pm19:00

Emilie Buchwald reads poetry

The world Emilie Buchwald's poems conjure in 'The Moment's Only Moment' is a union of heart and head. These poems illuminate the everyday, interrogate personal history, and evoke the essence of places traveled and people encountered, remembered, cherished. A constant thread in ''The Moment's Only Moment'' is the imperative to be awake and aware during one's passage through time, to live a life that's fully inhabited, a life that seeks meaning and kindles memories.
 

Oct
29
12:00 pm12:00

Karen Casey presents 52 Ways to Live the Course in Miracles

Her first book, Each Day a New Beginning: Daily Meditations for Women has sold more than three million copies. Casey is a popular public speaker on the spirituality conference circuit, and she is passionate about helping others in Twelve Step support groups where her own recovery from addiction began more than three decades ago. She shares her time between her homes in Minnesota and Florida.

Oct
28
7:00 pm19:00

Leif Pettersen presents Backpacking With Dracula

Leif Pettersen is a tourism professional, writer, humorist, and world traveler from Minneapolis, Minn. He has traveled through 55 countries and lived in Spain, Romania and Italy. Pettersen was a silver medalist at the 2014 International Jugglers' Association championships, loves chocolate, hates pickles, types with exactly four fingers, and can escape from a straitjacket.

Oct
25
7:00 pm19:00

Tim Nolan reads from his new book of poems 'The Field'

Tim Nolan was born in Minneapolis in 1954. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1978 with a B.A. in English. He and his wife Kate moved to New York City in 1978 where he obtained an M.F.A. degree in writing from Columbia University, worked as an archivist at the Whitney Museum, and read the poetry slush pile for The Paris Review.

Oct
22
4:00 pm16:00

Mary Morse launches Wonderful Without Religion

Believers and nonbelievers, the faithful and faith-free alike will learn from, laugh with, and love this book.

Mary Morse is an American writer with interests in religion and its alternatives, social equity, climate change and the environment, education, urbanism, the future, and other small topics. 

Larry Millett signs 'Heart of St. Paul: A History of the Pioneer and Endicott Buildings'
Oct
19
12:00 pm12:00

Larry Millett signs 'Heart of St. Paul: A History of the Pioneer and Endicott Buildings'

Larry Millett, a Minneapolis native, spent much of his career as a writer, reporter, and editor for the St. Paul Pioneer Press where in 1985 he became the newspaper's first architecture critic, a post he held until his retirement in 2002. His many works include Minnesota's Own: Preserving Our Grand Homes, Once There Were Castles: Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities, and Minnesota Modern: Architecture and Life at Mid-century. 

Jessica Luther presents Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape
Oct
16
2:00 pm14:00

Jessica Luther presents Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape

  • Saint Paul Athletic Club

This event will be hosted at the Saint Paul Athletic Club 340 Cedar St.

"Luther's well-researched book speaks powerfully to the complicated landscape of sexual assaults on college campuses--including the greedy interests at play in denying it--and provides us a much-needed road map for instituting effective change. I highly recommend this book for anyone who believes that student safety should matter more than athletic success, and that we all have a role to play in assuring that it does."--Ben Strauss, coauthor of Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

Oct
13
7:00 pm19:00

Saint Paul native Ben Westhoff presents Original Gangstas

"Raw, authoritative, and unflinching ... An elaborately detailed, darkly surprising, definitive history of the LA gangsta rap era."---Kirkus, starred review 

A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur. 

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