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Calvin Trillin Presents Two New Books at Talk of the Stacks

November 19th, 2012 | Press Releases

On December 6, beloved journalist and novelist Calvin Trillin will present his new book Dogfight: An Occasionally Interrupted Narrative Poem About the Presidential Campaign and the paperback edition of Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of His Funny Stuff, as part of the Friends of the Hennepin County Library’s Talk of the Stacks series.

ABOUT TALK OF THE STACKS:
Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, is held at the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central in Pohlad Hall (300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401). The program is free and open to the public. Book sales/signing follows the presentation. Seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 6:15 PM and program begins at 7 PM.

The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank presents Talk of the Stacks, a program of the Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Additional support provided by Dorsey and Whitney LLP, Marquette Hotel, MinnPost and Magers and Quinn Booksellers.

ABOUT CALVIN TRILLIN:
A journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, and novelist, Calvin Trillin is the author of more than 20 books and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. From food (in American Fried and Third Helpings) to his wife (in the best-seller About Alice) to politics (in Deciding the Next Decider and Obliviously On He Sails), Trillin does not shy away from any topic. He will present two books: the paperback edition of Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of His Funny Stuff (a humorous collection of excerpts from his writing career) and the newly released Dogfight: An Occasionally Interrupted Narrative Poem About the Presidential Campaign (a roast to the 2012 presidential elections).

ABOUT THE FRIENDS OF HCL:
Friends of Hennepin County Library is an active community of supporters—helping the Library fulfill its mission to nourish minds, transform lives, and build community. By raising critically needed funds for books, movies, music, programs and technology, and through presentation of the highly regarded Pen Pals and Talk of the Stacks author series, the Friends of Hennepin County Library opens doors and minds to new worlds.

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