The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Paddles Their Own Darn Canoes!

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A scant few weeks ago, Nick Offerman graced us at BookPeople with his robust presence, descending from a helicopter he carved out of granite on a rope ladder he wove from snakeskin to present his new book Gumption, which he built out of words and letters.  This Monday June 29th at 7:00 p.m., the Stand Up Sit Down Book Club will convene to discuss the master craftsman’s first collection of autobiographical essays, humor, and errataPaddle Your Own Canoe.  It will be an endeavor proudly undertaken.

 
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living does many things (chronicle a farm boy’s ascent to theatrical fame, describe proper “woman wooing” technique, wax rhapsodical on agrarian philosophy, etc.).  The only topic off the table is that of pulling punches.  This guide to life disguised as a memoir disguised as a book of nonsense is as…

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