Garrison Keillor and his A Prairie Home Companion show will be at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this Thursday, July 18th, at 7:30 pm. If you were lucky enough to be able to get a ticket you are in for a treat!
For all of you hard core Prairie Home Companion fans who just can't get enough of news from Lake Wobegon or Keillor's wit and humor, or for all you Wobegon newbies who would enjoy folksy, intelligent, charming tales of small town Minnesotan life, have we got some great stuff for you!
If Lake Wobegon literature is your cup of tea, Denver Public Library has these Lake Wobegon fiction titles:
If you are interested in Keillor's writing that is not Lake Wobegon related, try these titles on for size:
Homegrown Democrat: A Few Plain Thoughts From the Heart of America (also available in CD book format)
If you want to learn a little more about Keillor himself or his writing and radio work, try digging into some of these titles:
Garrison Keillor by Peter A. Scholl
Garrison Keillor: A Critical Companion by Marcia Songer
Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes (documentary DVD)
If you love the songs from A Prairie Home Companion this might be music to your ears:
If you want to see what all the hoopla is about these two DVDs may be enlightening - the first is a live performance of A Prairie Home Companion radio show and the second is a fictionalized film version of the real thing:
And finally, for your listening pleasure we have these CD book gems: