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Tues, Aug 1 – Wintering by Peter Geye

Amsterdam, author appearance 6:15pm

No Mpls event in Aug.

SAGA Vol 1 & 2

Sept 5 – Amsterdam, 6:15p

Sept 16 – Bryant Lake Bowl, 7p

October –

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

 

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  • Blog Vault: 5/09 Seth Grahame-Smith Skype Chat

    April 13, 2010

    Not Your Mother’s Jane Austen Seth Grahame-Smith chatted with Books & Bars via Skype video. It was our first video chat with an author and a rousing success we hope to repeat soon. A movie screen on stage held his image while we sat in the theater with a couple microphones to ask him questions. […]

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    Blog Vault: 4/09

    April 13, 2010

    Book Club as Metaphor — Guest Post from Jeff Kamin’s Books & Bars Books & Bars’ 60th meeting was a rousing success with the right crowd, comments, weather, new sound system and more. But the star was the perfect book choice, Kafka on the Shoreby Haruki Murakami. Easily my favorite since I’ve been blogging about […]

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    Blog Vault: 3/09

    April 13, 2010

    Anarchy at Books & Bars! Guest Post on Ursula K. LeGuin’s Dispossessed Here is this month’s guest post from Jeff Kamin, reporting on Minneapolis’ Books & Bars Book Club which met this time to discuss Ursula K. LeGuin’s novel The Dispossessed. Last month Jeff reported on their discussion of The Monsters of Templeton, read that […]

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    Blog Vault: 2/09

    April 13, 2010

    More Monsters! Books & Bars Guest Post on The Monsters of Templeton Here is February’s Guest Post from Jeff Kamin, moderator of Books & Bars Book Club in Minneapolis, MN. Last month the group sat down to discuss Miranda July’s No One Belongs Here More Than You and this month (on their 5th anniversary!) they […]

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    Blog Vault: 1/09

    April 13, 2010

    No One Belongs Here, Reading this Blog, More Than You — Guest Post from Books and Bars in Minneapolis I’m pleased to offer the latest guest post from Jeff Kamin at Books & Bars in Minneapolis who last month discussed Per Petterson’s Out Stealing Horses (which my book group just picked btw). This month this […]

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    Blog Vault: 12/08

    April 13, 2010

    “People like it when you tell them things, in suitable portions, in a modest, intimate tone, and they think they know you, but they do not, they know about you, for what they are let in on are facts, not feelings, not what your opinion is about anything at all, not how what has happened […]

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    Books & Bars: Blog Vault 11/08

    April 13, 2010

    Hi, I’m Jeff Kamin, moderator of Books & Bars, the biggest book club in one of our nation’s most literate cities, Minneapolis. Books & Bars is not your typical book club. We provide a unique atmosphere for lively discussions of interesting authors. Every second Tuesday about 100 of us meet in a theater attached to […]

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    David Benioff video interviews

    March 20, 2010

    Words & Wine? Hey! Sounds/looks familiar. Awesome cable access quality here: Don’t hate him because he’s married to Amanda Peet and the son of a former head of Goldman Sachs. And an incredibly successful screenwriter and talented novelist.

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    Video Chat with author Laird Hunt – 2.23.10

    February 25, 2010

    Video Chat with author Laird Hunt – 2.23.10 Sorry a lot of you missed our very fun and enlightening meeting on Feb 23rd. Here’re a few video clips from our Skype-chat with author Laird Hunt discussing his wonderfully weird and wild, Ray of the Star. You should definitely read the book. www.lairdhunt.net The Inspiration for […]

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    Charlie Brown adults have supper after crotch kicks and boob punches

    February 10, 2010

    Video highlight reel of some of our laughs from Ender’s Game discussion on Feb 9, 2010. Enjoy:

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