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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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Shorewood poet DeWitt Clinton will perform a reading and discuss his new collection at Boswell Book Company on Sept. 21. more

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The creative team behind the graphic novel Illegal will be at Boswell Book Company on Sept. 13 for an event co-sponsored by a refugee resettlement organization. more

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Award-winning author Mike Lankford comes to the Charles Allis Art Museum on Sept. 7 to discuss his biography Becoming Leonardo: An Exploded View of the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci. more

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Rebecca Makkai will discuss her sprawling new novel, The Great Believers, with WUWM’s Mitch Teich on Aug. 28 at Boswell Book Company. more

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Award-winning novelist Chloe Benjamin will discuss her acclaimed second novel, The Immortalists, at Oconomowoc’s Books & Company on Aug. 16. more

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Authors Michael Zadoorian and Peter Coviello will appear together at Boswell Book Company on Aug. 15 to discuss how music inspired their new books. more

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Juneau Park Friends and Woodland Pattern Book Center will welcome an eclectic mix of local poets to the park for an absorbing evening of prose and spoken word beginning on Aug. 14. more

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Longtime friends and award-winning journalists Jo Piazza and Glynnis MacNicol will discuss their latest books about modern womanhood On Aug. 3 at Boswell Book Company. more

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Bill Mathis will discuss his touching novel, Face Your Fears, on Aug. 4 at the Beloit Public Library. Mathis, with LGBTQ author Brice Smith, will take part in a panel discussion at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books on Nov. 2-3 at UW-Waukesha. more

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Milwaukee parents Eric and Stephani Lohman will discuss their book, Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting an Intersex Child, on July 27 at Boswell Book Company. 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. more

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Pewaukee native and best-selling author Peter Stark will discuss his latest book, Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father, at Boswell Book Company on June 28. 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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