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Articles tagged with 'books'

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Milwaukee writers on other (mostly Wisconsin) writers

Published April 27, 2017

Who knows writers better than other writers, right? So, when some Wisconsin scribes - in this case Jim Higgins and Michael Schumacher - pen works about other scribes (and, in one case, about other Wisconsin scribes), we take notice.

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Trashy sex novel set in Milwaukee worth a read

Published April 10, 2017

Published in 1973, "Saturday Night in Milwaukee" is about a steamy weekend among strangers who were lured into a Whitefish Bay mansion for a weekend of sex, murder and, of course, beer.

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"I Am a Boy of Color" presents affirming images of black and brown boys

Published Nov. 5, 2016

Concerned about the negative images of brown and black boys abound in the media, and the lack of children's books featuring African-American kids, Deanna Singh recently wrote her first book, "I Am a Boy of Color," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Author of new Brett Favre book talks process, surprises and Rodgers backlash

Published Nov. 1, 2016

Before Jeff Pearlman's appearance in Wisconsin to promote his new book, "Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre," we spoke with him about his process, what he learned, the expectation of backlash, an Aaron Rodgers' repudiation and what made the captivating and polarizing quarterback so popular.

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Milwaukee Public Library forgives fines and fees until Oct. 9

Published Oct. 2, 2016

Through Sunday, Oct. 9, people with fines on their Milwaukee Public Library card or fees for materials owned by the library can visit any Milwaukee library location and ask a staff member to have their fines and fees forgiven, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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North Point Lighthouse hosts Graef book signing

Published June 9, 2016

On Sunday, June 12, from noon to 2 p.m., award-winning children's book illustrator Renee Graef will be at the North Point Lighthouse Museum at 2650 N. Wahl Ave., for a book signing of her latest book titled "B is for Beacon: A Great Lakes Lighthouse Alphabet."