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British author studied in Leningrad during the '60s and returned to find a changed city. Read more

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Former Milwaukeean David Milofsky will discuss his latest novel with Dick Blau, UW-Milwaukee professor emeritus of film, video, animation and New Genres, at Boswell Book Co. on Sept. 28. Read more

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Rob Zaleski, longtime reporter for Madison’s Capitol Times, reveals in his biography of Ed Garvey that Bernie Sanders and Tammy Baldwin were inspired by the Wisconsin activist’s example. Read more

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Eva Noack-Mosse, cousin of the distinguished University of Wisconsin history professor George Mosse, tells an unusual Holocaust story in her concentration camp memoir, Last Days of Theresienstadt. Read more

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Slovenian scholar Jože Pirjevec’s detailed biography of Josip Broz, nicknamed Tito, tells the story of a worker who clawed his way to become dictator of the “worker’s state” he established in post-World War II Yugoslavia. Read more

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The ancient Greek tragedies continue to be performed and new translations published. The latest, from UW-Milwaukee classics professor David Mulroy, revisits a trilogy by Aeschylus. Read more

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In J.D. Salinger and the Nazis, Eberhard Alsen peels away a few misconceptions about America’s most enigmatic author while sifting through the author’s military records and digging into German archives. Read more

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A publication party for Home of the Braves: The Battle for Baseball in Milwaukee by Patrick W. Steele will be held at Zimmerman Architectural Studios on March 28. Read more

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While conducting research in Soviet-era archives, Alexander Vatlin, history professor at Moscow State University, discovered secret police records from the worst years of Stalin’s purges, 1937-1938. Agents of Terror: Ordinary Men and Extrao... Read more

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Overa dozen movies have been made from Tolstoy’s epochal novel Anna Karenina. Atleast one managed to have a happy ending; most were as forgettable as the mostrecent adaptation, director Joe Wright’s 2012 version, which resem.. Read more

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The Invisible Jewish Budapest: Metropolitan Culture at the Fin de Siècle by Mary Gluck is a thoroughly readable exploration of the particular forms modernity assumed under Jewish influence in Hungary’s fin de siècle capital, in those years ... Read more

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AlanLomax is associated with “discovering” Muddy Waters and documenting MississippiDelta blues, with field recordings from the American South and far-flungcountries. Who knew that he also roamed Minnesota, Michigan and Wisc.. Read more

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 Most filmmakers are prosaic, telling stories instraightforward cinematic language. Every now and then a poet emerges, creatingvivid images that convey a deeper reality through the medium of moviemaking.Sergei Parajanov was .. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

The bomb that tore through a Milwaukee police station in 1917, killing 10, coincided with the trial of 11 Italian immigrants from Bay View, accused anarchists, on unrelated charges. As Marquette University law professor Dean Read more

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<p> Luis Bunuel's reputation as a director stands on a pair of Surrealist collaborations with Salvador Dali, <em>An Andalusian</em> <em>Dog</em> (1928) and <em>The Golden Age </em>(1930), and such later art house triumphs as <em>Belle de Jour</em.. Read more

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With his everyman good looks and palpable inner warmth, Glenn Ford was the ideal leading man for post-World War II Hollywood. In his son Peter's biography, Glenn Ford: A Life (published by University of Wisconsin Press), the actor comes across p.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Imagine this: No lines, no outrageous cover charges, none of the typical NYE drama - just an amazing party to ring in the New Year! That's what Blackthorn Pub and Grill is planning for this New Year's Eve! Live performances by U2Zoo, (a Mi... Read more

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Off the Wall Theatre marks the start of its 2010-2011 season with an adaptation of Charles Busch’s campy Psycho Beach Party , a pleasantly offbeat comedy about a homicidal woman suffering from multiple, overly dramatic personalities... Read more

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