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Here are some suggestions of new and newish books for summer reading, including a hefty batch of Wisconsin-connected titles for locavores. While these selections emphasize pleasure reading, some hard-hitting books are included. In addition to the pure pleasure of reading, children and teens can earn prizes.
If you live in a different community, check with your local library. It probably has a summer reading program, too. A tip of the snapback to my colleague Chris Foran for contributing the pop-culture and baseball sections. A smart, opinionated and funny guide to grammar, usage and word choice by the longtime copy chief for Random House. Wisconsin Ave. Fourteen fictional tales of people behaving badly in the city and the 'burbs, including top-shelf writers Valerie Laken, Jane Hamilton, Larry Watson and Nick Petrie.
A crisply written Victorian true-crime tale, with Charles Dickens in a supporting role. Many elements of Harman's book resonate today, including the suggestion by some people that the murderer was stimulated to kill by the entertainment he consumed.
I'd recommend this series for fans of Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs novels. Massey will speak at 7 p. May 21 at Boswell Books, N. Downer Ave.
- Optimal Filtering: Volume I: Filtering of Stochastic Processes.
- Knife Tape Rope.
- Tony Benn: A Biography.
- Lawrence Harry Munson;
- A nation like no other : why American exceptionalism matters.
- The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People With Aspergers Syndrome: Find the Right Career and Get Hired.
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In the latest from a Whitefish Bay crime novelist, series hero Peter Ash battles some bad people in Memphis, while also crossing paths with a remarkable teenage blues guitarist. Young aristocrat Charles Lenox, just beginning his career as a consulting detective, and his perfect valet Graham dive into a fraught case that includes both murder and a stolen portrait of Shakespeare.
A succinct history, with photos, of the Depression-era federal project that put young men to work here restoring natural resources. In this new installment of a Door County series, Sheriff Dave Cubiak's investigation of sudden death at a medical conference exposes a decades-old crime.
A blog about a century of African-American baseball history
A big compendium of Badger State trivia and factoids, with a helpful subject index. This new edition includes an epilogue with photos about efforts to preserve the fragile home. Prose and a few poems about life in many corners of the city, balancing love for this community with frustration about its flaws and resistance to change.
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- How to Draw in Pen and Ink.
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May 19 at Boswell Books and at 7 p. The long-tenured Journal Sentinel baseball writer looks at how Milwaukee's baseball team went from rock bottom to the brink of the World Series so quickly.
Haudricourt will talk and sign books at 7 p. May 22 at Boswell Books. In this memoir Malloy describes surviving the childhood trauma caused by her abusive father through her love of dance and her hard work in therapy.
McClain, a former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter, blends her personal story with reporting on the intersection of motherhood with social, political and culture issues. A new collection of stories from one of science fiction's living masters. At an isolated retreat, surrogate mothers for hire are pampered and ruthlessly manipulated by the director.
Her debut novel has earned positive comparison to "The Handmaid's Tale. Married audio documentarians and their children intersect unexpectedly with immigrants on the U. Nineteenth century and early 20th century tales of terror from writers both expected Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and unexpected Louisa May Alcott. Officials also sponsored hundreds of exhibition contests involving military and civilian teams and tours by major league stars to entertain servicemen and elevate their spirits.
Fund-raising by the Major Leagues proved remarkably successful in the encouragement of war bond sales and in donations of equipment for military teams. By the end of the war, more than ninety percent of the players on prewar Major League rosters served in the armed forces, and Bullock relates the wartime experiences of the players, such as Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams.
Also provided is the statistical analysis of the negative impact of the war on the careers of Major League players in terms of their reduced productivity and shortened careers.