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Monday, Dec. 6, 2010

Also: Ex Fabula returns to Turner Hall Ballroom

Most of us know about the annual patterns of migratory birds that head south to escape the bone-chilling winters of northern climates, but even devout nature lovers may be unfamiliar with a similar flight by butterflies. Mariposa Road, by lepidopterist Robert Michael Pyle, details Pyle’s fervent cross-country tour...
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

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In A Matter of Happenstance, Wisconsin author Catherine Underhill Fitzpatrick brings readers a 19th- and 20th-century saga focused around the rise and fall of a prestigious Midwestern family. The impressively written novel pays sharp attention to historical accuracy as told through fictional characters and plots that converge with significant...
Monday, Nov. 8, 2010

Nigella Lawson, Buddy Valastro bring sweet treats to Milwaukee

This week a mouthwatering array of everyday meals and exotic spreads—not to mention cakes—is on the menu at local bookstores. Two fresh literary offerings about food and family, by noted culinary masters Nigella Lawson and Buddy Valastro, hit the stands in time for the holiday season...
Monday, Aug. 9, 2010

Schuitema to discuss short-story collection at Boswell

Twelve million people live along the shores of Lake Michigan, a body of water that plays a vital role for residents of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Michigan, the state with the farthest-reaching freshwater coastline, is likewise the backdrop for a newly issued short-story collection, Freshwater Boys...
Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010

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Undoubtedly, the 2004 communiqués of torture and detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib prison are still among the most infamous of the war in Iraq. Shocking photographs involving American GIs and Iraqi prisoners wiped away the last vestiges of hope that the United States would regain a position of honor...

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