Tag Archive for: speaker series

Tag Archive for: speaker series


Speaker Series: J. Ryan Stradal

Author J. Ryan Stradal will be at the Winona Public Library on Tuesday, June 11th at 7PM. Stradal will discuss his books – Saturday Night at The Lakeside Supper Club, The Lager Queen of Minnesota, and Kitchens of the Great Midwest.

Stradal is originally from the southern Minnesota town of Hastings but currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He likes books, craft beer, wine, root beer, sports, and peas.

Interested in purchasing any of his books? Paperbacks & Pieces will have them available for 20% prior to the event and at regular price during the event.


Speaker Series: Lou Raguse

KARE 11’s, Lou Raguse, will visit the Winona Public Library on Saturday, October 5th at 11AM. He will give a behind the scenes look of his true crime book, Vanished in Vermillion.

Raguse is an award-winning Investigative Reporter at KARE 11. In 2020, his eight-part podcast, 88 Days: The Jayme Closs Story, won an Edward R. Murrow award.

Paperbacks & Pieces will be selling his book, Vanished in Vermillion, at the event.