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Literature Lovers' Night Out™️

We are so excited about the first Literature Lovers' Night Out of the new year!  Tickets will go quickly for this terrific lineup!

AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins is one of the most anticipated books of 2020.  Cummins is the author of four books: the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven, and the novels The Outside BoyThe Crooked Branch, and American Dirt.  "When I was traveling in Mexico and the borderlands researching for American Dirt, nothing surprised me more than the preponderance of HOPE among people who endure so much hardship. That is what the United States of America still represents to the people who risk everything to get here." 

SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid.  This remarkable debut novel is "...wildly fun and breathtakingly wise, deftly and confidently confronting issues of race, class, and privilege. (Taylor Jenkins Reid, DAISY JONES AND THE SIX). Kirkus calls it "charming, challenging, and so interesting you can hardly put it down."  We totally agree.

REMEMBRANCE by Rita Woods is a breakout historical debut with modern resonance, perfect for the many fans of The Underground Railroad and Orphan Train.  "Woods’ writing is assured, the historical settings vivid, and her characters fully realized. Hand this to fans of Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and Octavia Butler's Kindred, who will appreciate this complex, genre-blending debut." --Booklist

RUN ME TO EARTH by Paul Yoon is a beautiful, aching novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos—and how their destinies are entwined across decades.  “If you truly believe in the transformative power of literature then you must read this book. Run Me to Earth is a genuine masterpiece; fierce, tender, wise, earth-shattering, pulsating with love and hope.” (Miriam Toews, author of Women Talking)

Tickets ($20 (plus tax and fees) and are currently available at

Event Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Church
322 Second St.
Excelsior, MN 55331
American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250209764
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - January 21st, 2020

Such a Fun Age Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525541905
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

Remembrance Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250298454
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Forge Books - January 21st, 2020

Run Me to Earth Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501154041
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 28th, 2020