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Wisconsin books make perfect gifts

Published Dec. 14, 2013

Last year, there was a treasure trove of literature on Wisconsin history and themes around the holidays and this year, it seems, there's even more out there. Here are a few nuggets that will please the Sconnie-minded on your holiday gift-giving list.


Miner's Milwaukee schools history book has lessons nationwide

Published Jan. 24, 2013

You can read an endless parade of books about public education. There are surveys of history, books that focus on charters and on voucher programs, volumes devoted to the battles for desegregation and all kinds of books by pundits arguing this or that approach to funding, to curriculum and everything else. But if you want to know about public education in Milwaukee, start with Barbara Miner's new "Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education."


"Anatomy of an Avenue" offers powerful body of work

Published July 31, 2010

Anyone who lives in Milwaukee eventually notices the broad range of social and economic conditions when traveling on North Avenue. Barbara Miner, a Riverwest-based writer and photographer, was so intrigued with this that she started snapping photos, which eventually led to a collection of 59 black-and-white images entitled "Anatomy of an Avenue."

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