Help select the next book for Minneapolis’ community read

It’s time to pick the next One Minneapolis One Read book, and you can help. One Minneapolis One Read is Minneapolis’ community read where everyone is invited to read the same book and join in a community conversation.

If you have a favorite book that you think everyone in Minneapolis should read, please share your suggestion. Book nominations will be accepted until Feb. 11.

To submit a suggestion:

The book selection committee will show particular interest in nominations that provide a vehicle for conversations on diversity, inclusiveness, integration and race. The selected book will correspond with One Read’s overall goals to:

Useful characteristics for the selected book include:

About One Minneapolis One Read

One Minneapolis One Read is a collaboration of the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County Library and Minneapolis Public Schools in partnership with Tom Braun, Clear Channel Outdoor, Comcast, GoKart Labs, Gray Plant Mooty, Guthrie Theater, Kelber Catering, KFAI Radio, kreativesmith, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P Attorneys at Law, McFarland Cahill Communications, McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb Chartered, Metro Transit, Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MCTC), the Minneapolis Convention Center, The Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minnesota Historical Society Press, Minnesota Public Radio (MPR),  and the YWCA of Minneapolis.

For more information and to get involved, visit,, or email


Published Jan 30, 2013