Results tagged with 'boswell books'
Published July 10, 2014
In 2006, Milwaukee journalist and professor Paul Salsini wrote a novel of his family in Tuscany. That project unexpectedly blossomed into an award-winning trilogy and a book of short stories. The ongoing saga continues in his latest, "A Piazza for San'Antonio," a collection of five novellas.
Published July 5, 2014
Talking with Elizabeth Gilbert, the best-selling author speaks like someone who's clearly found her zen. She talks with a relaxed, easy and honest calm about the kind of topics - negative feedback, critics, struggle, expectations - people don't usually handle with an easygoing demeanor. Then again, considering she literally wrote the modern book on finding one's zen - "Eat, Pray, Love" - that shouldn't come as much of a surprise.
Published June 4, 2014
Ann Garvin was a thief exactly once in her life, and Danny Ocean, she was not. She was just a little girl. Her jealous heist's mission? Some candy buttons. The experience, however slight, made its impact on Garvin - even decades later. The story even made it into "The Dog Year," the Wisconsin author's second novel, published just yesterday.
Published Sept. 23, 2013
I admit I initially wondered why Milwaukee's Kipp Friedman had written a memoir. But that's before I really knew the slightest thing about him. Thankfully, "Barracuda In the Attic: A Memoir by the Latest Member of a Comedic Dynasty," published in hardcover by Fantagraphics Books, makes it all quite clear.
Published Sept. 18, 2013
At the minimum, a fair, honest and entertaining competition is all fans want from sports. We wouldn't watch if it wasn't fair. According to Kenosha-based author Brian Tuohy, however, that's not what fans are getting. In fact, after years of watching sports with a keen, critical - and some might argue cynical - eye, Tuohy has come to a troubling conclusion. Almost every sport you watch is a lie.
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