Small Business Saturday at Milkweed Books, featuring Alex Lemon

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States

Free and open to the public.


Celebrate Small Business Saturday with our independent bookstore! Join Milkweed Books for a full day of literary festivities, capped off by an evening reading with Alex Lemon.

Our Small Business Saturday will feature guest booksellers from Minneapolis-based publishers Coffee House Press and Graywolf Press, special bookseller recommendations, 10% off all staff recommendations (anything with a shelf talker bookmark), and more. Let us help you give the gift of books with gift cards, Milkweed Books subscriptions, and the finest handpicked titles from the CityPages Best Bookstore of 2017!


All Day
Free coffee provided by Peace Coffee
Free beer and brews provided by Able Seedhouse + Brewery
All staff recommendations/shelf-talked books 10% off
Gift cards
Milkweed Books subscriptions

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Guest booksellers from Coffee House Press: Mandy Medley (Publicist), Timothy Otte (Development Assistant), and Nica Carillo (Marketing and Publicity Associate)

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Guest booksellers from Graywolf Press: Fiona McCrae (Publisher), Marisa Atkinson (Director of Marketing & Engagement), and Karen Gu (Publicity Associate)

5:00 p.m.
Minneapolis-native Alex Lemon returns to town to read from Feverland, a memoir about trauma, abuse, addiction, loss—and becoming the person, husband, and parent he wants to be in spite of it all. Including a book signing and conversation moderated by poet Chris Martin. “Feverland is powerful, moving, digressive . . . a lot like life itself.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune