Virtual Event Videos

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Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9781250252685
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 14th, 2020

Anthony Award-winning author SA Cosby chats with Carole Barrowman about his brand new novel, Blacktop Wasteland, a rural heist novel of a getaway driver gone clean who's pulled back into a world of crime by circumstance, race, and desperation. Recorded on August 4, 2020.

 


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The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316463591
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 14th, 2020

Miles Harvey, author of The Island of Lost Maps, chats with Boswell Book Company proprietor Daniel Goldin. They chat about Harvey's latest, a new history of the wild ride that is the saga of Jame Strang, one of America's foremost con men you've never heard of! Recorded on July 30, 2020.

 


My Father's Shadow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781645381174
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Published: Ten16 Press - July 28th, 2020

 

Myles Hopper, Shorewood author, chats about his memoir My Father's Shadow with Kim Suhr, Director of Red Oak Writing, our event cosponsor. Recorded on July 28, 2020.

 


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Crooked Hallelujah Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802149121
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Published: Grove Press - July 14th, 2020

Kelli Jo Ford chats with Daniel Goldin about her debut novel-in-stories about four generations of Cherokee women, which contains her Paris Review Plimpton Prize-winning story. Recorded on July 27, 2020.

 


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Everywhere You Don't Belong Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616208790
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 4th, 2020

 

Gabriel Bump chats with Milwaukee Educators and former Chicagoans Nasif Rogers and Shana Lucas about Everywhere You Don't Belong, Bump's debut novel of growing up in South Shore, Chicago. This program cosponsored by UWM ACCESS and Boswell Book Company.

 


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The Lives of Edie Pritchard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209025
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Published: Algonquin Books - July 21st, 2020

Wisconsin's own Larry Watson, author of Montana 1948 and many more novels, chats about his latest, The Lives of Edie Pritchard, with Mitch Teich of North Country Public Radio and former longtime Host and Producer of WUWM's Lake Effect. Recorded on July 21, 2020.

 


American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Wisconsin (American Birding Association State Field) Cover Image
By Charles Hagner, Brian Small (By (photographer))
$24.95
ISBN: 9781935622697
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Published: Scott & Nix, Inc. - November 1st, 2019

Charles Hagner, Director of Bird City Wisconsin, chats with Don Quintenz about American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Wisconsin. Virtual event cosponsored by Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. Recorded on July 16, 2020.

 


Bonnie: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476745459
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Published: Atria Books - July 7th, 2020

 

Christina Schwarz, author of the bestselling Oprah's Book Club Selection Drowning Ruth, chats about her new novel, Bonnie, which brings to life Bonnie Parker of Bonnie and Clyde fame. She chats with Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company and Lisa Baudoin of Books and Company. Recorded on July 15, 2020.

 


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The Color of Air: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062976192
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Published: HarperVia - July 7th, 2020

Gail Tsukiyama, author of the beloved novel The Samurai's Garden, chats about her latest work, The Color of Air, with Jane Hamilton, author of The Excellent Lombards and The Book of Ruth. The Color of Air is a captivating historical novel of Hawaii in the 1930s. Recorded on July 14, 2020.

 


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I Was Told It Would Get Easier Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451491893
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Published: Berkley - June 16th, 2020

Abbi Waxman, author of The Bookish Life of Nina Hill, joins the Lynden Sculpture Garden and Boswell Book Company for a virtual conversation about her latest, I Was Told It Would Get Easier, with Margy Stratton as part of the Women’s Speaker Series. Recorded on July 7, 2020.

 


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The Coyotes of Carthage: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062951663
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Published: Ecco - April 14th, 2020

 

Madison author Steven Wright talks about his debut novel, The Coyotes of Carthage, with Chris Lee of Boswell Book Company. Wright's novel is darkly comedic, with hints of espionage, as it explores American politics. In small South Carolina town, about a young political operative is trying to save his career by running a dark money campaign for corporate clients. Recorded on July 1, 2020.

 


The Angel of the Crows Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765387394
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Published: Tor Books - June 23rd, 2020

 

Katherine Addison (penname of Sarah Monette) chats about her brand new novel, The Angel of the Crows, an exciting new take on the Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lore. She chats with Jim Higgins, Arts and Books Editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Recorded on June 30, 2020.

 


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Valentine: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062913265
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Published: Harper - March 31st, 2020

 

Elizabeth Wetmore talks about her New York Times bestselling novel, Valentine, with Daniel Goldin, proprietor of Boswell Book Company. Valentine is a powerful novel about the lives of women in a west Texas boom town during the 1970s. Recorded on June 24, 2020.

 


Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.: A Novel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062797582
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Published: Ecco - June 9th, 2020

Master of American letters Joyce Carol Oates joins us for a virtual conversation about her novel Night. Sleep. Death. the Stars. She chats with media escort extraordinaire Bill Young. Recorded on June 22, 2020.

 


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Nature Underfoot: Living with Beetles, Crabgrass, Fruit Flies, and Other Tiny Life Around Us Cover Image
By John Hainze, Angela Mele (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780300242782
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Published: Yale University Press - February 18th, 2020

Entomologist and ethicist John Hainze, author of Nature Underfoot, chats with Tim Vargo, Manager of Research and Community Science at Milwaukee's Urban Ecology Center. Hainze holds a PhD in Entomology from the University of Wisconsin. Recorded on June 18, 2020.

 

Please note, due to some technical difficulty, portions of this event were unable to be properly recorded. However, the portion captured here is still a fascinating conversation - enjoy!

 


Cookbook Politics Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812252262
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - May 29th, 2020

Kennan Ferguson, Professor of Political Science at UWM, chats about his latest work, Cookbook Politics, with UWM Associate Professor Ivan Ascher. Recorded on June 15, 2020.

 


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The Paris Hours: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250307187
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020

Alex George chats about his latest, a dazzling novel of one day in Paris, 1927, with Boswell proprietor Daniel Goldin. George's novel will transport you across the ocean and back in time. Cosponsored by Alliance Francaise de Milwaukee. From June 9, 2020.

 


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The Second Home: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250239341
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 2nd, 2020

Wisconsin author Christina Clancy in conversation with Lauren Fox. This virtual event hosted by Boswell to celebrate the release of Clancy's debut novel, The Second Home, a summer read extraordinaire. From June 2, 2020.

 


Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062906175
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Published: HarperOne - May 19th, 2020

Anne Basting, founder of the TimeSlips nonprofit and MacArthur Genius Grand recipient, chats with Mary Louise Schumacher about Creative Care. From May 19, 2020.

 

 


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We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524748098
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Published: Pantheon - March 3rd, 2020

Quan Barry, author of We Ride Upon sticks, a novel of field hockey and witchcraft set in the 1980s in the home of America's witch trials, chats with Daniel Goldin. From May 13, 2020.

 

 


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Murder at the Mena House (A Jane Wunderly Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496725851
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Published: Kensington - March 31st, 2020

Milwaukee author Erica Ruth Neubauer chats about her debut novel, Murder at the Mena House, a crackling good murder mystery set in Egypt in the 1920s, with Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company. From May 6, 2020.

 


The Heirloom Garden Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781525804618
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Published: Graydon House - April 28th, 2020

The Lynden Sculpture Garden, in partnership with Milwaukee Reads and Boswell Book Company, presents the Virtual Women's Speaker Series featuring Viola Shipman (the penname of Wade Rouse), author of The Heirloom Garden, in conversation with Amy Taylor, former TMJ4 Anchor. From May 5, 2020.