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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

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

In Lin Enger’s latest novel, Undiscovered Country, a boy’s grieving process after his father’s death on a hunting trip is complicated by doubts about whether his father’s alleged suicide was actually a murder—and a nagging suspicion that the boy’s own uncle is the culprit. With the aid of a troubled girl, the boy . . .
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 . . .
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Tonight at the Schwartz Bookshop in Shorewood

It’s a damn busy night for Milwaukee: Not only do we get an appearance from a Beatle (it’s Ringo, but still) but also one from the infamous author Salman Rushdie, who reads from his newest book, The Enchantress Of Florence, a meticulously researched tome set in the Mughal Empire, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Schwartz...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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

Suspense novelist Jeffery Deaver returns to one of his favorite creations in his latest novel, The Broken Window: the unflappably heroic NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme. In this, the eight Lincoln Rhyme novel, the detective hunts down an identity-theft criminal framing innocents for his crimes, and Rhyme’s estranged . . .
Monday, June 23, 2008

Tonight @ the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

One of the most esteemed investigative journalists of his generation, Jeremy Scahill stops at the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop tonight for a 7 p.m. talk. His masterfully researched tome Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army was the most thorough account of how out of control the . . .
Monday, June 16, 2008

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

In her new book, Tragedy in South Lebanon, journalist Cathy Sultan tells the story of the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah war, but she does so not simply through accounts of military and political leaders, but rather through extensive interviews with ordinary people living in the region. In doing so, Sultan found that the . . .
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Tonight @ the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

Daniel C. Maguire, a professor of moral theological ethics at Marquette University, speaks for every religious person—and particularly Catholic—who believes that the church can be an agent of good, not an agent of intolerance. In his new book Whose Church?, Maguire makes a passionate case for progressive Catholicism . . .
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tonight @ the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

Best-selling author Jim Crace stops by the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop location tonight at 7 p.m. to read from his latest novel, The Pesthouse, which is now available in paperback. The story is Crace’s most epic yet: In a vaguely post-apocalyptic American future, where much of society has crumbled . . .
Monday, June 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

Retracing the voyage of French explorers Marquette and Joliet around Wisconsin’s waterways isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time—especially when the journey requires long stretches of hungrily wandering through the dark—but for local writer Steven Faulkner and his teenage son, it’s their text-book definition of good . . .
Thursday, May 22, 2008

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

To truly understand Chinese culture, you need to love Chinese culture. That was the lesson learned from the life of Joseph Needham, a British scientist who arrived in China in 1943 and, over the years, established himself as the world’s preeminent Chinese scholar. Needham’s travels (and romances) are detailed . . .

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