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Bhupendra O. Khatri, MD, will discuss his book Healthcare 911 at Boswell Book Company on Feb. 28. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:17 PM Books

André Aciman will discuss his novel, Call Me by Your Name, and its screen production (nominated for four Oscars) at Boswell Book Company on Feb. 19. more

Feb 13, 2018 4:11 PM , Books

Wisconsin best-selling author Jane Hamilton (A Map of the World) will join Gregory Blake Smith, award-winning author of The Maze at Windermere, in conversation at Boswell Book Company on Thursday, Feb. 8. more

Feb 6, 2018 1:23 PM Books

Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools English teacher Geoffrey Carter will read from his novel that examines the assault on public education, The P.S. Wars, on Jan. 19 at Boswell Book Co. more

Jan 16, 2018 1:27 PM Books


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The Women’s Speaker Series, produced by Milwaukee Reads, presents bestselling mystery novelist Sujata Massey, who speak at the Lynden Sculpture Gardens on Jan. 13. more

Jan 9, 2018 2:17 PM Books

Marjorie Robertson, a Milwaukee native and William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition semifinalist for her debut novel Bitters in the Honey, will speak at Boswell Book Co. on Dec. 29. more

Dec 26, 2017 1:52 PM Books

Georgetown law professor Peter Edelman will discuss his newest book, Not a Crime to be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:46 PM Books


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British author Alexander McCall Smith will discuss the newest title in his bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series at Boswell Book Co. more

Nov 14, 2017 1:06 PM Books


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What can you do to get involved in political and social justice causes in and around Milwaukee? more

Oct 24, 2017 5:25 PM Saving Our Democracy 1 Comments

Astronaut Scott Kelly comes to UW-Milwaukee to discuss his record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station, collecting data for a future human mission to Mars. more

Oct 17, 2017 1:39 PM Books


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In her book Death of an Assassin, Ann Marie Ackermann methodically follows the fascinating lives of both a murderer/German immigrant soldier and the not-yet-famous General Robert E. Lee, whom he saved from death during the Mexican-American War. more

Oct 10, 2017 2:42 PM Books

Moonbath by Haitian-born award-winning author Yanick Lahens is a beautifully written epic saga that follows the tumultuous and often heartbreaking lives of four generations of rural Haitian women over the course of the 20th century. She wil... more

Sep 19, 2017 2:41 PM Books

Jason Reynold’s new middle-grade book Patina, the second volume in his Track series, is an entertaining story of four unlikely teammates, each with personal demons who are doing their best to outrun their teenage angst and anxiety. He will ... more

Sep 12, 2017 2:12 PM Books

In Matthew Flynn’s debut novel (Pryme Knumber, 2012), readers were introduced to an unassuming Milwaukee teenager who also happened to be a mathematical genius. In the second book in the Bernie We,Books more

Sep 5, 2017 2:35 PM Books

Author Nancy Pearl will talk about her first novel, George and Lizzie, and other book-related matters with Wisconsin Public Radio’s Kathleen Dunn, Sept. 9 at Boswell Book Co. more

Aug 29, 2017 2:06 PM Books

A quartet of uniquely talented authors, writing in the styles of prose, poetry, and memoir, will visit Boswell Book Co. on Aug. 21 to share intimate human stories of both fact and fiction. more

Aug 15, 2017 2:27 PM Books

In his novel The Dark Net, Benjamin Percy transforms Portland, Ore. into a virtually ravaged society on the verge of imminent invasion by a violent horde of demons. more

Aug 8, 2017 2:28 PM Books

In his book, A Crowded Hour: Milwaukee During the Great War, 1917-1918, author Kevin Abing examines the diverse social, political and economic forces that Milwaukeeans faced during and after World War I. He will discuss his book at Boswell ... more

Aug 1, 2017 2:48 PM Books

In 1976, the year Bianca Marais was born, the Soweto uprising in South Africa ended with the violent deaths of hundreds of black school children who were gunned down by police for protesting against,Books more

Jul 18, 2017 1:06 PM Books

Sociologist Evelyn M. Perry conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Riverwest to understand what has allowed this racially and economically diverse Milwaukee neighborhood to maintain relative stability in an otherwise highly segregated city. more

Jul 11, 2017 1:00 PM Books