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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, May 17, 2010
Harry Potter may have brought mainstream America to greater awareness of magic, spells and wizardry, but J.K. Rowling isn’t the only author with a handle on the fantastical. Author Robin Hobb recently released Dragon Haven, the second work in the trilogy known as “The Rain Wild Chronicles...
Monday, March 15, 2010

People’s Books, Next Chapter, Boswell all host writers this week

A trio of local literati will visit bookstores across the city this week. Valerie Laken, author of Dream House, moved to Milwaukee in 2006 and served two years as the writer in residence at Carthage College before...
Monday, Oct. 12, 2009

Book Preview

In 2008, David Wroblewski’s debut novel became an instant best seller and received honors from Oprah’s Book Club. Wroblewski’s fictional account of a family who breeds dogs in a quaint northern Wisconsin town, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, chronicles a mute boy’s struggle to understand the enigmas surrounding a family tragedy. Wroblewski, who grew...

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