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Monday, May 14, 2012
The sunny city of Miami takes center stage in Diana Abu-Jaber's engrossing new novel, Birds of Paradise. The Florida hot spot becomes the backdrop for a dynamic familial tale of identity, loss and forgiveness. The Muirs are a typical yet fractured...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
The Fates Will Find Their Way is the haunting first novel by acclaimed short-story writer Hannah Pittard. The unforgettable story centers on the disappearance of 16-year-old Nora Lindell, as told by the neighborhood boys who can't quite let her go...
Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012

Author Adam Johnson to visit Boswell

Despite an influx of news reports on the nation's recently departed leader, North Korea remains an unknown entity to most. Indeed, few Americans can imagine the lives of the individuals of that secretive country. Enter Adam Johnson, author of the timely novel...
Monday, Dec. 12, 2011

Milwaukee author talks book, iPad app at Boswell

A truly interactive children's storybook, Astrojammies is the fantastical tale of a little boy named Jimmy whose magical pajamas transport him on an amazing adventure through outer space. Created by Stacey Williams-Ng, Astrojammies is written in a simple...
Monday, Dec. 5, 2011

Margot Peters presents free reading at Woodland Pattern

Renowned biographer Margot Peters has penned the first complete biography of Lorine Niedecker (1903-1970), an Objectivist poet who made her home on Blackhawk Island, a marshy area near Fort Atkinson, Wis. In Peters' thoroughly researched...
Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
Apples are a significant part of our culture—whether in reference to the food, the story of Adam and Eve or the brand of personal computers, apples surround us. Even sayings like “as American as apple pie” have become part of our lexicon...