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Joyce Carol Oates explores a dystopian future and a troubled past in her latest novel. Read more

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Lorrie Moore’s See What Can Be Done uncovers another layer of the award-winning fiction writer—that of storyteller-critic and this 400-page collection reveals perhaps our finest literary switch-hitter since John Updike. Read more

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Boswell Book Company proprietor Daniel Goldin a Milwaukee PBS representative will discuss the eight-part PBS television series “The Great American Read” at the bookstore on July 11. Read more

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Boswell Book Company presents Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Jennifer Egan and Andrew Sean Greer in conversation on June 15. Read more

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Milwaukee fiction writer Scott Christopher Beebe will read from his work on March 14 at Fischberger’s Variety, and on March 16 at Voyageur Book Shop. Read more

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Best-selling author Brad Meltzer will discuss his newest book in his children’s series “Ordinary People Change the World,” I am Harriet Tubman, at Books & Company in Oconomowoc. Read more

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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman is the retelling of the old tales, casting the disorderly lore into a contemporary novella that begins as the Earth emerges from the void and ends as the gods meet their fate at Ragnarok, the final battle betw... Read more

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Thiscoming December, The World’s Stage Theatre Company will be staging aproduction of Amiri Baraka’s The Dutchman. Billed as a “highly symbolic version of the Adam and Evestory,” The Dutchman sounds like a very potentdrama. An insane, white.. Read more

Theater

The raw and brutal experiences of war undoubtedly change people, and for Desa Jovanovic, the lead character in Miki Knezevic’s gripping historical novel Behind God’s Back, it is the decision to become a healer that forever changes the cours... Read more

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The poems in High Art & Love Poems by Keith Gaustad are striking with their smart language and unique lyrics. These concise and deliberate chapbook poems are submerged in deep feeling while being accessible to all readers by offering a... Read more

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The finest literary collection would not be complete without Louisa May Alcott’s timeless classic, Little Women. Perhaps no other fiction writer is more strongly connected to a character of her own creation than Alcott is with Jo March. It ... Read more

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Looking to see a fun performance? Lykke Li is performing live at the Pabst on Thursday, August 6 at 8pm. Lykke Li brings her wispy yet sweet vocals to the stage that will keep you swaying from start to fini,Promotions Read more

Promotions

Upon closer inspection the viewer senses that every mark in the basswood attempts to burn Climbing Out of Hell ,Art Read more

Visual Arts

"Chateau Libido isn't one of our usual selections. Shall I unscrew it for you?" Screwcaps and cheap wine have a long association. For years, only wines of last resort had screwtops instead of corks. These wines ge,The Naked Vine Read more

Eat/Drink

This is good news for metal heads in Milwaukee, as British Steel still stands as one of the best albums that the genre has ever produced. There is little filler among the record’s nine tracks, and the bluesy feel that marked albums by,Toda... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The beautiful black-and-white photo of Vivien Leigh on the cover of Molly Haskell's compel Frankly, My Dear: ,Books Read more

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The X-Ecutioners were perhaps the most promising of all outfits born of the '90s turntabli X-Pressions ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Thursday, April 30 Guster @ Marquette University, 7:30 p.m. ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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