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A2 Community Bookfest | J. Ryan Stradal


Sunday September 10, 2023: 3:30pm to 4:30pm  Add to Calendar /   Add to Google Calendar


Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room


Author J. Ryan Stradal will discuss his latest book Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club, followed by a brief Q&A. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

J. Ryan Stradal is the author of New York Times bestseller Kitchens of the Great Midwest and national bestseller The Lager Queen of Minnesota. His writing has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Granta, The Rumpus, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His debut, Kitchens of the Great Midwest, won the American Booksellers Association Indie’s Choice Award for Adult Debut Book of the Year. Born and raised in Minnesota, he now lives in California with his family.

This event is in partnership with the A2 Community Bookfest. For a list of all events and authors, go to


The Library will be providing a live stream of this event in real-time. A video player will appear on this page 1 hour before the start of the event and be removed at the conclusion of our event. Due to permissions, we will not be able to offer a recording of this event for future viewings.