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Book of the Day, Tina Fey's Bossypants

by D - Tuesday, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:32am

Book of the Day, Tina Fey's Bossypants.

Bossypants offers hilarious insights into navigating the gender politics of show business. Fey's strategy for dealing with everything from entrenched discrimination to garden-variety chauvinism is to write a joke, a better joke than the other people in the room. Fey's proves that responding to a situation with humor, as opposed to, say, dead-serious self-righteousness, is a rhetorically effective way to get your point across, and makes great TV.

Our events this week in our Winnipeg store.

by D - Monday, Apr 11, 2011 at 11:25am

Keycon Orientation Evening, Monday April 11, 7:00 pm.
Jill Brooks, Small Works Gallery Opening showing Light/Lumière, Monday, April 11, 7:30 pm.
Armin Wiebe launching The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz, Tuesday April 12, 8:00 pm.
The Art of Jazz with Owen Clark featuring Michelle Grégoire, Wednesday, April 13, 7:30 pm.
Jim Silver launching Good Places to Live Poverty and Public Housing in Canada, Wednesday, April 13, 8:00 pm.
Carmelo Militano launching Weather Reports, Thursday, April 14, 7:00 pm.
Dorene Meyer launching A Second Cup of Hot Apple Cider: Words to Stimulate the Mind and Delight the Spirit, Thursday, April 14, 7:30 pm.
Steve Burgess with Bob Armstrong launching Who Killed Mom? A Delinquent Son's Meditation on Family, Mortality, and Very Tacky Candles Thursday, April 14, 8:00 pm.
Lois Gillespie Free Live Music in Prairie Ink Restaurant + Bakery, Folk music, Friday, April 15, 8:00 pm.
Johanna Skibsrud reading and signing The Sentimentalists, This event is co-presented by THIN AIR, Winnipeg's International Writers Festival. THIN AIR Director Charlene Diehl will be hosting. Saturday, April 16, 2:00 pm.
Marguerite's Ride Free Live Music in Prairie Ink Restaurant + Bakery, Jazz & Folk, Saturday, April 16, 8:00 pm.
Laurence Rutt launching Distant Thunder, Sunday, April 17, 2:00 pm.
Beatriz Girardin signing Healing Words for Loving Hearts, Sunday, April 17, 2:00 pm.

Categories: Winnipeg, Event News

Manitoba authors on our bestseller list this week.

by D - Friday, Apr 08, 2011 at 2:47pm

We are very proud to have local these Manitoba authors on our bestseller list this week. The complete Bestseller list is available under the Bestsellers heading on the right.

Hardcover Non-Fiction
1.Henry Kalen's Manitoba, Henry Kalen.

Paperback Fiction
1. Curiosity, Joan Thomas.

Paperback Non-Fiction
1. Keep True: A Life in Politics, Howard Pawley.

Books for Young People
1. Gus the Wrong-Way Goose, Coral Hetherington.

Categories: Awards, Store News, Winnipeg, New Releases

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Miriam Toews on her new novel, Irma Voth

by D - Friday, Apr 08, 2011 at 9:35am



Miriam Toews on her new novel, Irma Voth. Join Miriam for the launch of Irma Voth in McNally Robinson Winnipeg, Sunday, May 1, 2:30 pm.

Categories: Winnipeg, Author Videos

Sean McCann from Great Big Sea: Free in-store performance & signing

by Michael Wolch - Thursday, Apr 07, 2011 at 4:04pm

Just Announced:
Tuesday May 3rd 7:00pm, McNally Robinson Grant Park. Free in-store performance and signing with Sean McCann from Great Big Sea.

Sean is touring across the country performing music from his brand new CD Son of a Sailor.

Come and have a sneak preview of his music as he performs solo in the intimate setting of the Atrium at McNally Robinson Grant Park.

Categories: Reviews, Site News, Music, Winnipeg, Event News, Live at McNally Robinson

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