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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Plus: Boswell hosts award-winning author Danielle Sosin

Nestled within 40 acres of parkland, Milwaukee's Lynden Sculpture Garden is the backdrop for an upcoming poetry workshop titled The Boundaries Between Visual Art and Text: Sculpting Language and...
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Monday, May 23, 2011

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When LinkedIn first appeared as an online networking site for the business community, naysayers dismissed its potential power. Among those skeptics was author Wayne Breitbarth, who initially thought that LinkedIn, today's foremost tool for building a Web-based Rolodex...
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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Also: Next Chapter Bookshop hosts Mary Doria Russell

Though the 1970s marked a decade of growth for women's rights, it was still a time in which birth control was not readily available. This sets the scene for unseasoned teen Annie Spring, who finds herself pregnant at 14. In the eloquent first novel Annie Times Four, Milwaukee-area native Flora Milyn...
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Monday, May 9, 2011

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A trio of close-knit confidants—Kevin, Zach and Mike—spent their lives growing up together in Milwaukee. On the day of their college graduation, their futures should seem promising and bright. Tragically, it is on this day that these three friends must confront a crisis so unexpected and catastrophic that...
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

'Save Me' author to appear at Books & Co.

Unimaginable horror explodes at a suburban elementary school in the recently released novel Save Me. Concerned, slightly overbearing mother Rose volunteers as a lunch monitor at the school, mostly...
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Milwaukee library discusses August Derleth and Aldo Leopold

Soon Wisconsinites across the state will emerge from indoor hibernation with a grateful appreciation for their natural surroundings...
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Monday, March 28, 2011

Baldassaro explores Italian Americans in baseball

Just in time for Major League Baseball's Opening Day, retired UW-Milwaukee faculty member Lawrence Baldassaro provides readers with a story of America's national pastime by exploring the role that Italian Americans have played throughout the history of the game. Casual baseball fans, and probably even...
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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Jack Anderson, witty and sharp-eyed poet and dance writer, has childhood roots in Milwaukee. Anderson was born in 1935 and, though he has long been a resident of New York City, often writes of his boyhood...
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Monday, March 14, 2011

Web cartoonist Matthew Inman to visit Boswell

"Unique," "unusual" and "hilarious" only begin to describe TheOatmeal.com, where wry observations and innocent-looking drawings on the absurdities of life have garnered millions of laughs since the site's debut in 2009. Site creator Matthew Inman, a 28-year-old web designer turned web cartoonist, has seen...

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