2016 Summer Reading Book

Karen Joy Fowler Q&A and Book Signing- August 31 @ 7:30pm

We are pleased to announce that Karen Joy Fowler, author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, will join us for the our Opening Convocation as well as a Question and Answer session at 7:30pm with a book signing to follow on Wednesday, August 31st in the Center for Faith and Life.

This is the author of the campus-wide required 2016-2017 academic year summer reading book, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.

The book is available to purchase in the Book Shop, or online.

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Storybook Reading 2014

Family Weekend - September 17 & 18

The Luther Book Shop will be open Saturday, September 17 from 9:00am- 5:00pm and Sunday, September 18 from 9:30am- 1:30pm

Join us in the Book Shop on Saturday, from 11:00am to noon, as Luther education students and the Book Shop host the seventh annual Storybook Reading. Children of all ages are invited to listen as students read from favorite storybooks. Cookies will be served.

Also on Saturday from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Mary Brooks will sign copies and read her book, Bampa's Bag. Brooks, a Decorah native, retired educator, and currently Head Judge of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Books are available for purchase in the Book Shop.

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Homecoming - October 1 & 2

On Saturday, October 1, the Book Shop will host several authors for book signings.


Carol Edwards Denekas- '91 Luther Grad

Karen Schmidt Schlindwein- '86 Luther Grad


Gracia Grindal will sign her recent publication, Unstoppable: The Norwegian Pioneers Educate their Daughters. This author signing is brought to you by the Phi Beta Kappa Symposium on the Liberal Arts.


Connie Kronlokken- '66 Luther Grad


Laura (Paulson) Landau-'91 Luther Grad

David Rosheim- '66 Luther Grad

*Time slots may change and more authors will be added to event. Please keep checking website.


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May 4th Star Wars Party

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 Star Wars Day in the Book Shop

Star Wars Day in the Book Shop Wednesday, May 4. Stop in from 8:45am-4:45pm for a "one with the force" filled day.

Wednesday, May 4, 9:00am-4:45pm the Book Shop is sponsoring a Star Wars Party. From 10:30am-11:30am Derek Sweet will be signing his new book, "Star Wars in the Public Square: The Clone Wars as Political Dialogue." There will be Star Wars themed treats, games, picture ops, and more. Wear a costume and receive a special discount.

Come if you dare and May the 4th be with you!

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Valentine Promo

Valentine Promo Friday, February 12

On Friday, February 12, stop in the Book Shop Friday, February 15th for a tasty treat, then treat yourself or someone else to special in-store discounts. Everyone wins!

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Bryan Stevenson

Book Signing Tuesday, March 1

Tuesday, March 1st Bryan Stevenson, one of the most acclaimed and respected lawyers in the nation will be speaking on behalf of his memoir, Just Mercy. The lecture will begin at 7:00pm with a book signing to follow at 8:15pm. The event will be held in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life, on the Luther College Campus. Books will be available for purchase in the Book Shop and at the book signing.

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