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Constitutional Amendment Educational Session with Vote No Kansas

Join us for an educational session on the proposed Kansas constitutional amednment, featuring a talk from Vote No Kansas director Melinda Lavon. This free session will be a great way for you to learn how you can help protect the essential reproductive rights of Kansans. 

Masks and proof of Covid vaccination are required at all Raven in-person events

Christopher McDougall--Community Run & Book Presentation

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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero Cover Image
$27.95
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9781524732363
Published: Knopf - October 15th, 2019

"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog


Megan Phelps-Roper

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Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church Cover Image
$27.00
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9780374275839
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 8th, 2019

The activist and TED speaker Megan Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America


YAx3: Parker, Gratton, Cordova

Steel Tide (Seafire #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780451478832
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Razorbill - September 17th, 2019

The second book in a heart-stopping trilogy that follows the captain of an all-female ship intent on taking down a vicious warlord's powerful fleet.


Kevin Rabas

Watch Your Head Cover Image
By Kevin Rabas, Curtis Becker (Editor)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780578527604
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Kellogg Press - August 17th, 2019

Poet Laureate of Kansas (2017-2019) Kevin Rabas teaches at Emporia State University, where he leads the poetry and playwriting tracks and chairs the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism. He has eleven other books, including Lisa's Flying Electric Piano, a Kansas Notable Book and Nelson Poetry Book Award winner.


Brittney Cooper: Eloquent Rage

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250112576
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2018

An Emma Watson "Our Shared Shelf" Selection for November/December 2018 NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018/ MENTIONED BY: The New York Public Library Mashable • The Atlantic Bustle The Root • Politico Magazine ("What the 2020 Candidates Are Reading This Summer") NPR


After Moby-Dick: An Anthology of New Poetry Book Launch

Join the Lawrence Arts Center and the Raven Book Store for a book launch and poetry reading with editor and esteemed Melville scholar Elizabeth Schultz.

After Moby~Dick is an anthology that includes sixty-one poems inspired by Melville’s seafaring epic novel. Poets include Dan Beachy-Quick, Susan Howe, Jeffrey Yang, Rachel Richardson, and Jessica Cuello.

About the Co-editors:

Ben Lerner and "The Topeka School"

Ben Lerner will talk about his latest book, The Topeka School. The Raven Book Store will have copies of his work for sale, and a signing will follow his talk.

The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277789
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE

ONE OF THE
NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR


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