Friday, March 6, 2009

March Events--Part 1

All events are at Common Good Books--165 Western Ave. N, Saint Paul, MN 55102 unless otherwise noted. Call us at 651.225.8989 to confirm date, time, and location.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 7:30 p.m.
Marisha Chamberlain, The Rose Variations
"This discrepancy between sound and words gives the playwright and poet Marisha Chamberlain's enthralling first novel its unique texture. Out of the homespun material of awkward love affairs and lust for tenure, she has written a story that surprises us with fresh insights."--James Wilcox
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Wednesday, March 11, 2009 7:30 p.m.
The Color Purple Panel Discussion (Part of the View from Ordway Series)
Join us on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30pm for a conversation with four diverse women--Robin Hickman, Jill Mikelson, Germain Brooks and Aditi Kapil--sharing their insights into the complex social issues raised in Alice Walker's poignant story, The Color Purple.
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Thursday, March 12, 2009 7:30 p.m.
Tom Arndt, Home
Virginia Street Swedenborgian Church, 170 Virginia Street, St. Paul, MN 55102
"There's a lot to look at in these large black-and-white photos -- downtown cafeterias and threshing bees, all-star wrestlers and old Twin Cities landmarks, and faces. Wonderful faces, sometimes staring you right in the eye."--Laurie Hertzel
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Saturday, March 14, 2009 1:00 p.m.
Steven Lovely, Irreplaceable
"Lovely's very real portrayal of grief is nothing to doubt. He gives an utterly convincing portrait of people who have lost the person they love most in the world. It is a touching story."--Vinnee Tong
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