Garrison Keillor at Red Rocks

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:

Wobegon Boy

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956

Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel (also available in CD book format)

Liberty: A Lake Wobegon Novel (also available in CD book format)

Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance

Life Among the Lutherans

Leaving Home

Lake Wobegon Days

If you are interested in Keillor's writing that is not Lake Wobegon related, try these titles on for size:

Love Me

Disquiet, Please! More Humor Writing From the New Yorker

The Book of Guys: Stories

Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny

A Christmas Blizzard (also available in CD book format)

Happy to Be Here

WLT: A Radio Romance

Me: By Jimmy (Big Boy) Valente, Governor of Minnesota

O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic, & Profound

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

Of Fiction and Faith: Twelve American Writers Talk About Their Vision and Work by W. Dale Brown

A Prairie Home Commonplace Book: 25 Years on the Air With Garrison Keillor

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:

A Prairie Home Companion Folk Song Book

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:

A Prairie Home Companion With Garrison Keillor 30th Broadcast Season Celebration

A Prairie Home Companion

And finally, for your listening pleasure we have these CD book gems:

My Little Town

News From Lake Wobegon

Never Better Stories From Lake Wobegon

More News From Lake Wobegon

Lake Wobegon U.S.A.

Home on the Prairie: Stories From Lake Wobegon

Plenty of Pretty Good Jokes: Complete Joke Collection

Even More Pretty Good Jokes

English Majors

Written by ShellyB on July 17, 2013

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