The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson

by D - Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:33am

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The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson is the Winner of the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Howard Jacobson lives in London and is the author of eight previous novels and four works of non-fiction. He won the Everyman Wodehouse Award for comic writing in 1999 for The Mighty Walzer.

The Finkler Question is one of the books being read by one of our book clubs at the moment. We host several great book clubs. If you're interested in joining a book club, in Winnipeg please email John at events@grant.mcnallyrobinson.ca. In Saskatoon please email Nicole at events@saskatoon.mcnallyrobinson.ca

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Emma Donoghue's Room

by D - Wednesday, Dec 15, 2010 at 12:21pm



Here is the trailer for Emma Donoghue's Room, winner of the 2010 Rogers Writers' Trust Award for Fiction, shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, and shortlisted for the 2010 Governor General's Award.

Categories: Authors, Fun

This Week at McNally Robinson Winnipeg

by D - Monday, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:56am



Tim Higgins presenting Just Common Sense: The Life and Times of George Taylor Richardson, Monday Dec 13, 7:00 pm.
Floyd the Clown signing Hey son! Guess what?!, Tuesday Dec 14, 5:00 pm.
Jim Blanchard signing, Winnipeg's Great War A City Comes of Age, Wednesday Dec 15, 5:00 pm.
Ariel Gordon signing Hump, Thursday Dec 16, 4:00 pm.
Dinner and a Movie, This evening?s featured film is the latest installment in the Chronicles of Narnia series, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. $20 per person includes dinner and a movie ticket with a brief welcome from McNally Robinson's event host at 5:30. Reservations are recommended. Please call 975-2659 for more information or to reserve a table. This offer begins at 4:00 pm and runs until 7:00 pm. Sunday Dec 19.

Categories: Winnipeg

This Week at McNally Robinson Winnipeg

by D - Monday, Dec 06, 2010 at 2:01pm

Diane Driedger launching Living the Edges: A Disabled Women?s Reader, Monday Dec 6 7:00 pm.
Sharing Craft, This event features Jenny Bisch on knitting, Amanda Harding on embroidery and Joanne Seiff on spinning, Monday Dec 6 7:00 pm.
Don Reichert, Small Works Gallery Opening of Figments, Monday Dec 6 7:30 pm.
Matt Jackson signing Never Trust a Smiling Bear, Tuesday Dec 7 2:30 pm.
Jean Riley Senft presenting Triumph on Ice: The New World of Figure Skating, Tuesday Dec 7 7:00 pm.
Ruth Moody Musical Performance, This performance is free, but reservations are strongly recommended. Please call Prairie Ink Restaurant at 975-2659, Tuesday Dec 07 2010 8:00 pm.
Leo Driedger launching At the Forks: Mennonites in Winnipeg, Wednesday Dec 8 7:00 pm.
David Arnason signing Baldur's Song Thursday Dec 9 5:00 pm.
Barbara J. Becker launching Measured Words: An Anthology, Thursday Dec 9 7:00 pm.
MTYP Storytime presentation of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Friday Dec 10 10:00 am.
Peanut Butter Press launching Patricia Anne Thain's The Windplane Man, Saturday Dec 11 10:00 am.
Russ Gourluck signing The Mosaic Village: An Illustrated History of Winnipeg's North End, Saturday Dec 11 1:00 pm.
Nico Rogers presenting Fetch & Barbara Romanik presenting 10 Things to Ask Yourself in Warsaw and Other Stories, Saturday Dec 11 2:00 pm.
Bartley Kives signing A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba, Sunday Dec 12 2:00 pm.

Categories: Winnipeg

Canada Reads Author Angie Abdou talks about Bone Cage

by D - Friday, Dec 03, 2010 at 1:09pm


Canada Reads Author Angie Abdou talks about her novel, Bone Cage.

This year the Canada Reads hour-long debates will air on CBC Radio One on February 7, 8 and 9 at 11 a.m. and again at 8 p.m.

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