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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

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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

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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

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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

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In Studs Terkel: Politics, Culture, But Mostly Conversation, Alan Wieder has compiled over 100 interviews with people who knew Terkel in both his public and private lives. Wieder will appear at Woodland Pattern Book Center for a reading at ... more

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In a stunningly creative new book of poetry, Impersonations, Milwaukee poet Mark Zimmermann has used the lipogram style by limiting his prose to only the letters contained in the names of the historical and contemporary characters that are ... more

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Tracing Orson Welles’ roots from his Midwestern upbringing through his early successes, award-winning Milwaukee writer Patrick McGilligan’s Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane is a sweeping narrative, groun... more

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Milwaukee author and educator James K. Nelson traces the origins of modern education movements in Milwaukee in his new book Educating Milwaukee: How One City’s History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools. He will speak at Boswell... more

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All American Boys is a powerful, timely new book by award-winning co-authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely that brings the recent news headlines surrounding police brutality and the incendiary issues of racial profiling into sharp focus.... more

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In their new book $2.00 a day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer cite the connection between a sharp rise in poverty and the simultaneous decline in government public assistance between 1996-2011. Shae... more

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Novelist Richard Kadrey will discuss the latest installment in his paranormal Sandman Slim series, Killing Pretty, at Boswell Book Co. on Monday, Aug. 17. more

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Milwaukee author Lauren Fox’s new novel, Days of Awe, is a gripping and emotional narrative of one woman’s brave struggle to overcome tragedy. Fox will speak at Boswell Book Co. at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4. more

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Charlotte Nightingale, the central character in Pamela Ferderbar’s charming debut novel Feng Shui and Charlotte Nightingale, has serious shar chi (“poison luck”) in the realm of feng shui. Ferderbar will discuss her book Feng Shui and Ch... more

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The glamour and decadence of Elsie de Wolfe’s high-society lifestyle is beautifully captured in Charlie Scheips’ book Elsie de Wolfe’s Paris: Frivolity Before the Storm. more

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Philip DiMeo’s Binoculars: Masquerading as a Sighted Person is an inspirational firsthand account of one man’s emerging bravery and self-acceptance. more

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Wisconsin-born author Rebecca Rasmussen will return home this month as part of Mount Mary’s Writers on Writing Series. more

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The compelling stories of two disparate protagonists collide in Mark Wisniewski’s memorable new thriller Watch Me Go. The author will appear at Boswell Book Co. at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7. more

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A trio of hilarious sisters—Lady, Vee and Delph—star in Judith Claire Mitchell’s well-crafted new novel, A Reunion of Ghosts. She will perform a live reading at Boswell Book Co. on Wednesday, April 1. more

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Poet Margaret Rozga’s new collection, Justice Freedom Herbs, features descriptive narrative poems on topics ranging from the challenges one faces in nurturing a garden to the injustices our ancestors fought against during the civil rights m... more

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Boris Fishman’s novel, A Replacement Life is a fascinating exploration of the complicated issues of family loyalty and personal conscience. more

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New York Times bestselling young-adult author Sabaa Tahir comes to Boswell Book Company on June 22. more

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

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Andrea-Teresa Arenas and Eloisa Gómez will speak about their new book, Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists, at the Milwaukee Public Library-Mitchell Street Branch on June 5. more

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J.F. Riordan, author of the award-winning “North of the Tension Line” series, will be at Boswell Book Company on May 24. more

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Rhonda Leet, teacher, child advocate and author of Franny’s Father is a Feminist, will visit Boswell Book Company for an after-school event on May 18. more

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Comedian and best-selling author Samantha Irby will be at Boswell Book Company on May 10. more

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Award-winning photographer Jay W. Filter will share reflections on his pictorial insights from The History, Art & Imagery of the Pfister Hotel at Historic Milwaukee, Inc. on May 7. more

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Poet Rena Priest will read from her new collection, Patriarchy Blues, at Woodland Pattern Book Center on May 2. more

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International best-selling author Lisa See’s latest novel is The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane and she will speak at the UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library on April 19. more

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Waukesha native and university professor Dorothy Marcic, author of With One Shot: Family Murder and a Search for Justice will be at Oconomowoc’s Books & Company on April 12 for a talk and book signing. more

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UWM Visiting Writer Series presents Dan Kois, a native of Whitefish Bay and a writer and editor for Slate, at UW-Milwaukee (Curtin Hall, Room 175) on March 15. more

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Award-winning Vietnamese-born Canadian writer Kim Thúy will be at Boswell Book Company on March 8. more

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The Women’s Speaker Series welcomes Newbery Medal-winning author Kelly Barnhill on March 1 at the Lynden Sculpture Garden. more

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

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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

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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

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Virginia Eubanks, political science professor and author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor, will speak at Milwaukee Public Library’s Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room on Monday, Feb. 5. more

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Boswell Book Company and the UW-Milwaukee Student Union, present an evening with Colson Whitehead, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad on Wednesday, January 31 in the UWM Union Ballroom. more

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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

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Michele Wucker, commentator, policy analyst and author of The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore, will speak at University School of Milwaukee on Jan. 5. more

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