Books

Economy & Business
2:39 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

What Makes a Successful Nonprofit Board

A new book explains what drives the most successful nonprofit boards.
Credit CharityChannel Press

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews nonprofit executives Frank Martinelli and Pat Wyzbinski, and book editor Terrie Temkin.

There are nonprofit organizations in many sectors of life – from education, to arts, to media.  But what nonprofits have in common is how they’re governed – through a board of directors.

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Arts & Culture
1:58 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Book Describes Family's Loss Shrouded in Discrimination

Sylvia Bell White with her son, Douglas Lamont Bell, at the opening of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's play on her brother, Daniel Bell.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Jody LePage.

A Madison writer helps a remarkable Milwaukee woman tell her story of a lifetime’s search for justice.

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Arts & Culture
3:18 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Book Tells of One Name, But Two Divergent Fates

Author Wes Moore and his best-selling book
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Wes Moore.

Since the time you were very young, you've probably been told it:  our choices matter.

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Books
3:46 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Author Rediscovers Home in 'Map of Tulsa'

Benjamin Lytal's debut novel
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Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews author Benjamin Lytal.

Life can be a series of forked roads that keep us thinking, What would I be now if I had gone that other way instead?

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Books
2:49 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Early Settlers' Historical Gardens Grow Again

The Pedersen farm kitchen garden, in the Danish section of Old World Wisconsin, is one of the historical gardens featured in Marcia Carmichael's book.
Credit Gerald H. Emmerich Jr., "Putting Down Roots"

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Old World Wisconsin's historical gardener Marcia Carmichael about her new book.

Wisconsin's early settlers didn't plant gardens for decoration - they were their primary food sources.

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