Books

Health & Science
6:10 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Book: How to Raise Your Daughter to Be a Critical Thinker, Not a 'Sassy Diva'

Author Melissa Atkins Wardy was inspired to help other parents redefine "girly" after she struggled to find aviation-themed clothes for her daughter.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Melissa Atkins Wardy.

A Janesville writer is taking on gender expectations in hopes we can avoid the sexualization and stereotyping of girls.

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Arts & Culture
1:30 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Malcolm Gladwell Says We Got the Story of David and Goliath All Wrong

The story of David and Goliath gets a closer look in Malcolm Gladwell's book. The illustration is by Robert Temple Ayres.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell.

We all know the biblical story of David and Goliath, in which the outsized and outmatched young David defeats the giant Goliath in battle with only the use of a stone.

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Books
5:08 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

A City-Wide Book Club? New Wauwatosa Program Fosters Reading and Community

The Tosa All-City Read ramps up this month and runs through February.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Maureen Badding and Robin Luther are organizers of the Tosa All-City Read.

The city of Wauwatosa is expanding the tradition book club concept - to include the entire community.

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Books
12:00 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Heroes of "Hollow Earth" Breathe Life, Adventure Into Art

Authors John and Carole Barrowman at WUWM
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the authors of "Hollow Earth," brother and sister team John and Carole Barrowman.

Have you ever looked at a painting in an art gallery and wished you could become part of the world the artist created?

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Books
4:56 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

LISTEN: Pulitzer Winner Paul Harding Reads from Latest Book, 'Enon'

Paul Harding follows up his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with a story of a man facing the ultimate devastation.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews author Paul Harding.

Writer Paul Harding gave himself a tough act to follow. His first novel, Tinkers, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010. 

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