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Monday, Feb. 20, 2012

Eleanor Henderson to appear at Boswell

Eleanor Henderson's eye-opening Ten Thousand Saints is an emotional tale filled with vulnerable young characters amid hard-edged settings. Ten Thousand Saints tells the story of Jude Keffy-Horn, a young boy coming of age in Vermont...
Monday, Feb. 6, 2012
Complex, intimate friendships that span decades are true examples of the power of relationships. In Lauren Fox's new book Friends Like Us, the seasoned friendship between Willa and Jane is at the heart of the story. This duo lives together...
Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning author to speak at Boswell

Jeffrey Eugenides is the gifted author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Middlesex and the book-turned-movie The Virgin Suicides. His latest narrative, The Marriage Plot, offers a romantic...
Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Author Ernest Cline to appear at Boswell, Next Chapter

An impoverished society so bleak that happiness can only be found by saturating the mind in pseudo-reality: Welcome to America in 2044, as depicted in Ernest Cline's novel...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Milwaukee's Calderone-Stewart to appear at Boswell

In Lisa-Marie Calderone-Stewart's Made to Write, 51-year-old Nellie Massa decides to enter a religious order. First, however, she must reflect on her life through correspondence...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Also: Douglas Armstrong visits Books & Co.

If you are wondering whether one person can really make a difference in the world, look no further than Twesigye Jackson Kaguri. In A School for My Village, Kaguri provides...
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...
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Tonight @ Boswell Book Co., 7 p.m.

In defiance of state laws prohibiting homosexuals from gathering in bars, in the 1950s nightclub entertainer Helen Branson opened a gay bar in Los Angeles, then wrote about the experience in a landmark 1957 memoir Gay Bar. That book...

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