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07.27.2014 | | Posted at 08:22 AM
By David Luhrssen
  “Is the U.S. is an empire?” Camilla Fojas asks in her book, Islands of Empire: Pop Culture and U.S. Power (University of Texas Press). She answers with Miami Vice, the film and the TV series that depicted the U.S. as the policeman of the Caribbean in the War on Drugs—a Pax Americana Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower never imagined. And then Fojas goes deeper: she reminds ...
Monday, July 14, 2008

Tonight @ the Mequon Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

Mystery author Robert Crais returned to one of his most popular creations for his latest thriller, Chasing Darkness: his wisecracking sleuth Elvis Cole. In this installment of the ongoing saga, Cole is lionized after helping exonerate an innocent man—but three years later, that man turns up dead and Cole is placed . . .