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August 2017

How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0X8 Canada
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A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their echo chambers and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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September 2017
Free

Don’t Tell Me What to Do

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Join us for the launch of Dina Del Bucchia’s latest book, Don’t Tell Me What to Do. In her debut collection of short stories, these funny and strange stories are populated by weirdos and misfits trying out new ways of being in the world. Sometimes they succeed and sometimes they fail, and sometimes they end up in a slapstick sex scene that culminates with broken furniture. Disarming and bittersweet, Don’t Tell Me What to Do isn’t scared to tell the…

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Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0X8 Canada
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You’re invited to a reading from Daniel Coleman’s latest book, Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place (Wolsak and Wynn 2017). After a childhood that left him feeling placeless, Daniel Coleman ended up in Hamilton, Ontario, one of Canada’s most polluted cities at the time. Yardwork is his attempt to put down roots in a place he never expected to be. Coleman decided he wanted to truly know and belong to a small piece of land, his patch of garden on the…

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TALES – Stories of Migration

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - October 27 @ 9:00 pm
shelf Life Books

Our September event, Stories of Migration, will be Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7 pm. Come and hear the stories of immigrants from as far away as Poland, Czechoslovakia, Moldavia, Cuba and Iran, share their incredible journeys to Canada this year of celebrating Canada 150.  With host, Maria Hopkins of TALES and musician, Carolyn Harley.

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How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0X8 Canada
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A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their echo chambers and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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October 2017

How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books

A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their echo chambers and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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