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Join the staff of Fair Trade Books on March 26th at 7:00PM for an intimate concert with musician, author, podcast producer, songwriter, and activist David Rovics. David Rovics was born in New York City, and as a guitar-slinging singer/songwriter now based in Portland, Oregan, has toured in over two dozen countries, including at mass protests throughout North America and Europe. In addition to his musical involvement with the anti-capitalist movement, labor, environmental and antiwar movements internationally, he has shared the…Find out more »
The first book in the Matt Lanier trilogy, Straight River throws professional musician Matt Lanier into the improbable roles of amateur detective and superhero against a powerful and deadly enemy. It’s a mystery-thriller set during the emotional and financial aftermath of the Great Recession. After his estranged father dies in a farming accident, professional musician Matt Lanier returns to his hometown of Straight River, Minnesota. While he’s settling the estate, an old friend and neighbor asks him for help. Her…Find out more »
“The Girls Are Gone” tells the true story of two sisters who went missing, the father who kept searching, and the adults who conspired to keep the truth hidden." Authors Michael Brodkorb and Allison Mann met during the 2016 criminal trial. Allison worked at a law firm representing David Rucki, the father, who was trying to find his girls. Michael was working for the Star Tribune at the time and covered the story as the case developed. Michael and Allison…Find out more »
Due to popular demand, Fair Trade Books is bringing back open mic nights. Bring your musical instrument, your voice, your political poetry, your dramatic reading of Socrates or Plato, or your enthusiastic applause. We look forward to hosting you! Email us at [email protected] to appear on the set list. April's Emcee is Winona professor and poet, James W ArmstrongFind out more »