Results tagged with 'wisconsin historical society press'
Published Oct. 6, 2013
Thanks to some great publishers that really focus their energies and efforts on getting Wisconsin down on paper, there seems to be a never-ending stream of quality literature - fiction and non - about the Badger State. Here are some recent titles that tell a portion of the Sconnie story.
Published March 4, 2013
Wisconsin Historical Society Press publishes some great Badger State books for adults on everything from bowling alleys to bars, history to nature to sports and more. But, the Madison-based publisher also dishes up new titles each year in its great Badger Biographies series for young readers ages 7 and up. The latest explore the lives and work of artist Mary Nohl and Father James Groppi.
Published Jan. 17, 2013
For all the words written, all the energy expended on telling the story of Hollywood in all its richness, the life of director Rouben Mamoulian has been little more than a footnote at best. Enter Milwaukee writer Dave Lurhssen, whose biography, "Mamoulian: Life On Stage and Screen," has just been published in hardcover by the University Press of Kentucky. We also look at two other new books with Wisconsin ties.
Published Nov. 13, 2012
The reissue of Arnold Alanen and the late Joseph Eden's "Main Street Ready-Made: The New Deal Community of Greendale, Wisconsin," arrives 25 years after the work was first published. But the book remains relevant, because while Greendale, in some ways, isn't the same as it was in 1987, in other ways, it's not all that different, either.
Published May 27, 2012
"Return to Wake Robin" is a family memoir and a celebration of youth spent in the idyllic Northwoods of Wisconsin, but Marnie Mamminga expands her reach and looks, too, at the golden age of Northwoods camps and cabins, through the story of Moody's Camp, adjacent to the land where her grandparents built their cabin, which they dubbed Wake Robin.
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