Manchester: Off the Shelf with Garrison Keillor presenting The Keillor Reader

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
4869 Main St
05255 Manchester Center

Off the Shelf with Garrison Keillor presenting THE KEILLOR READERThe sage of Lake Wobegon sits down to share Stories, essays, poems, and personal reminiscences.

Off the Shelf: Authors in Conversation - a partnership between the Northshire Bookstore and WAMC Northeast Public Radio - a live stage event featuring Joe Donahue of WAMC’s National Productions The Book Show interviewing authors. Each event is taped and later aired on WAMC, reaching thousands of listeners, as well as several other radio stations nationally.

Tuesday, May 20, 7 pm. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Venue: Manchester Elementary Middle School, 80 Memorial Avenue, Manchester Center, VT, 05255. Directions here.

When, at thirteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer, and so he has done—a storyteller, sometime comedian, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet. Now a single volume brings together the full range of his work: monologues from A Prairie Home Companion, stories from The New Yorker and The Atlantic, excerpts from novels, newspaper columns. With an extensive introduction and headnotes, photographs, and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader also presents pieces never before published, including the essays “Cheerfulness” and “What We Have Learned So Far.”

Garrison Keillor is the founder and host of A Prairie Home Companion, celebrating its fortieth anniversary in 2014. He is the author of nineteen books of fiction and humor, the editor of the Good Poems collections, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Tickets are available at the Northshire, Manchester, until 3 pm on May 20th or at the event. 

$33.00: Ticket with book. One seat and one copy of THE KEILLOR READER. The Keillor Reader can be picked up at the event. You must present your ticket to receive your copy. 

$38.00: Bring a friend! Two seats and one copy of THE KEILLOR READER. The Keillor Reader can be picked up at the event. You must present your ticket to receive your copy.      

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The Keillor Reader Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670020584
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Viking Books - May 1st, 2014

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