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Our events this week in our Winnipeg store.

by D - Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 3:49pm

Café Scientifique, Antibiotics: How the bugs are fighting back, Tuesday, May 24, 7:00 pm.
Maeg Heinrichs launching The Writing on the Wall: Graffiti from a different perspective. Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 pm.
Fran Wershler, Gardening Presentation as part of Prairie Garden Committee's series of Gardening Information Talks,Wednesday, May 25, 7:30 pm
Wayne Tefs launching Bandit Wednesday, May 25, 8:00 pm.
Gillian Sze launching The Anatomy of Clay Thursday, May 26, 7:00 pm.
David Annandale presents a Writing Workshop, Thursday, May 26, at 7:00 pm, is the first evening of the workshop, which will conclude Tuesday May 31st at 7:00. Registration is $10 and may be made in person or by phone at 475-0483. Thursday May 26 2011 7:00 pm.
Shelagh D. Grant reading & signing Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America Friday, May 27, 7:30 pm.
Tony Nesca and Nicole I-Nesca will be here for the Screamin' Skull Press signing. Saturday May 28, 2:00 pm
Andreas Oertel & Donna Firby Gamache Lobster Press dual book launch of The Archaeolojesters Book III: Trouble at Impact Lake and Loon Island Saturday, May 28, 2:00 pm.
Gordon Fendley CD launch of Sketching, Saturday, May 28, 4:00 pm.
Sue Luckay launching Azungus Story Sunday, May 29, 2:00 pm.

Categories: Winnipeg

2011 Nebula Award Winners

by Chadwick Ginther - Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 2:44pm

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Connie Willis' Blackout and All Clear, novels of time traveling historians sent to World War II era London, won the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Nebula Award for Best Novel. Willis is also shortlisted for the 2011 Hugo Award for Blackout/All Clear.

A complete list of winners and nominees in all categories may be found on the SFWA website.

Categories: Awards, SciFi & Fantasy

Manitoba authors on our bestseller list this week.

by D - Friday, May 20, 2011 at 10:30am

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

Hardcover Fiction
1. Irma Voth, Miriam Toews.

Paperback Fiction
2. Bandit, Wayne Tefs.

Paperback Non Fiction
1. Winnipeg Beach: Leisure and Courtship in a Resort Town, 1900-1967, Dale Barbour.
2. Your Retirement Income Blueprint, Daryl Diamond.
3. Code Politics: Campaigns and Cultures on the Canadian Prairies, Jared Wesley.
5.Sex & The Supreme Court, Richard Jochelson & Kirsten Kramar.

Books for Young People
1. The Pact, 7 Generations #4, David Robertson.
3. Ends/Begins, 7 Generations #3,David Robertson.

Categories: Winnipeg

Tonight Robert J. Sawyer,

by D - Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 10:07am

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Tonight, at 7:00, Robert J. Sawyer will be presenting from Wonder, the final book in the acclaimed WWW trilogy. Ariel Gordon interviewed Robert J. Sawyer in today's Winnipeg Free Press, in anticipation of Robert's event.
Click here to read Robert J. Sawyer's interview.

Categories: Winnipeg

Philip Roth win the Man Booker International Prize

by D - Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 10:17am

Philip Roth is today announced as the winner of the fourth Man Booker International Prize at a press conference at the Sydney Opera House. Roth was chosen from a list of 13 eminent contenders.

The Man Booker International Prize, worth £60,000, is awarded for an achievement in fiction on the world stage. It is presented once every two years to a living author for a body of work published either originally in English or widely available in translation in the English language. It has previously been awarded to Ismail Kadaré in 2005, Chinua Achebe in 2007 and Alice Munro in 2009.

Categories: Awards
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