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November 21, 2013

Breakfast with Santa l Roewan Crowe l Prairie Garden l David Koulack l Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group l Ian Rankin l David O’Keefe l Brad Lavigne on Jack Layton l Don Bailey l Evan Braun

Breakfast with Santa
December 8, 9:30 am in Prairie Ink Restaurant

Join us for a magnificent breakfast featuring Polar Pancakes, a special storytime and a visit with Santa.  Tickets are $20.00 at Prairie Ink Restaurant or by calling 204-975-2659.

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November 27, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Quivering Land 

A powerful journey with Clem, Violet, and a dead girl in a red dress. Interspersed in the text are fragile, beautiful images painstakingly cut from paper, created by artist Paul Robles.

Roewan Crowe is an Associate Professor in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the UofW and Co-Director of The Institute for Women’s & Gender Studies.
Paul Robles' work has been featured as a CBC ArtSpots and has appeared in Border Crossings, The Globe and Mail, and Walrus.

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Prairie Garden Committee
November 27, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Launch of The 2014 Prairie Garden

Prairie Garden Committee proudly celebrates its 75th Edition with an issue themed around Gardens. Tailored to the exacting demands of our northern climate, this once‐a‐year publication has sold tens of thousands of copies since 1937. Articles are written by knowledgeable contributors. Beautiful full colour photographs are featured throughout.

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November 28, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Marvin’s Novel

A man bullied all his life, first by his parents, then by his wife and even by the students he teaches at university, learns to stand up for himself and take control of his own destiny.

David Koulack taught psychology at the University of Manitoba. His writings have appeared in The Guardian, The Guardian Weekly, The London Sunday Times and The Globe and Mail and in various literary journals.

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Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group
November 28, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Voices: Volume 13 Number 2

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November 29, 7:00 pm
the new Rebus novel Saints of the Shadow Bible

Rebus and Malcolm Fox go head-to-head when a 30-year-old murder investigation resurfaces, forcing Rebus to confront crimes of the past.

Ian Rankin is a #1 international bestselling author. Winner of an Edgar Award and the recipient of a Gold Dagger for fiction and the Chandler-Fulbright Award, he lives in Scotland.

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December 2, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada’s Tragedy at Dieppe

In less than six hours on August 19, 1942, nearly one thousand Canadians lay dead or dying on the beaches around the French seaside town, with over two thousand other Canadians wounded or captured.

David O’Keefe reveals the prime reason behind the raid: a highly secret mission designed, in one of Britain’s darkest times, to redress the balance of the war. O’Keefe has also created and collaborated on over 15 documentaries for History Television and appeared on CBC Radio, Global Television, and the UKTV Network in Great Britain.

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December 3, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Building the Orange Wave: 
The Inside Story Behind the Historic Rise of Jack Layton and the NDP

This book is a true insider’s account of Jack Layton and the NDP’s rise to success.

Brad Lavigne was not just the Campaign Manager of the New Democratic Party's 2011 breakthrough election campaign that took Jack Layton from last place to Official Opposition - he was a key architect throughout the decade leading to Layton’s ultimate success. He is a regular contributor on CBC News Network’s Power & Politics with Evan Solomon.

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December 3, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Religious Explorations: History, Theology & Spiritual Values

Explores how life can be sacred and meaningful without belief in a deity and the value of biblical study from a non-believer’s perspective, with information concerning the characteristics and history of religion in general and of Unitarian Universalism in particular.

Don Bailey taught the History of Western Civilization, especially in the period 1350-1789. He was a life-long Unitarian Universalist, a presenter of Sunday sermons, and a lay chaplain.

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December 4, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
The City of Darkness: Book Two of The Watchers Chronicle

Haunted by recent discoveries and the absence of key allies, Brighton is on the run, struggling to evade the long reach of Raff Lagati, an eccentric billionaire desperate to capture the powerful secrets in the elusive Book of Creation. Half a world away, a long-forgotten terror is rising in the highlands of South America.

Evan Braun's The City of Darkness is the second in The Watchers Chronicle, a series that draws its inspiration from the greatest archaeological mysteries of the ancient world.


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