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Arts & Culture
11:51 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Wisconsin Writer Examines El Salvador, Where Third Of Population Has Moved to U.S.

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El Salvador is a long way from the University of Wisconsin-Whiterwater. But writer and social work professor Jim Winship has made the trip many times. 

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Arts & Culture
12:26 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Besty Woodman Novel Takes Readers To 1960s India

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The India we see in books, movies, and television feels like an exotic place – certainly, nothing like southeastern Wisconsin. But the India of Betsy Woodman’s novels might seem more familiar to a Wisconsinite, and at the same time, exotic to people living in that country today.

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Arts & Culture
2:34 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

The Mockingbird Next Door: A Tale Of A Unique Friendship

Chicago based Marja Mills is the author of "The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee" and a Pulizter prize-winning former reporter for the Chicago Tribune.
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The writer Harper Lee has been herself written about as much as any American writer in the last 75 years. 

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Politics & Government
2:59 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

The Influence and Credibility of Presidential Mandates Analyzed in New Book

Dr. Julia Azari analyzes the presidential mandate in her new book.
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There’s no doubt we live in a highly politicized, highly polarized time.  As we enter the mid-term elections, there are a number of Republican candidates who are running with the promise of trying to impeach President Obama in the last two years of his term.

A variety of challenges, both foreign and domestic, have President Obama’s popularity at a low point, even among people who have historically supported him.  It’s a far cry from the mandate that the President and his political allies cited after his re-election two years ago.

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Arts & Culture
3:32 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Sample Some of Milwaukee's Characters in Mozina's 'Quality Snacks'

Andy Mozina's second book, Quality Snacks, features fifteen short stories about the characters that he grew up with in the Brookfield/Milwaukee area.
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Brookfield native Andy Mozina's second collection of short stories has just been published.

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Arts & Culture
4:06 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Dentist Goes into Deep Thought, Inspired by the Problems his Patients Face

Do you ever overthink? Paul, a dentist, thinks about life's simplest and deepest questions while working on his patients.
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There are a lot of human inventions, like philosophy and religion  that attempt to answer the big questions: Why are we here?  Do we have a purpose?  Why are we so unhappy so much of the time?  What does it mean to be a Boston Red Sox fan when they actually win the World Series?  And do we have the capacity to change?

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Arts & Culture
10:54 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Hot New Summer Reads to Keep on Your Radar

Boswell Book Company's Daniel Goldin makes suggestions on hot reads for this summer.
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Many readers are already stockpiling titles for their summer reading lists.

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