Event Video Archive

Often (though not every time) we host an event, be it virtual or in-person at Boswell, we hit the record button. Below you'll find a selection of video recordings of our most recent event videos. Looking to dig a little further into the past? Click right here to visit the Boswell Book Company Youtube page and browse all of the events we've recorded - there are more than three hundred! Thanks for visiting, and enjoy.

 

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The Divorcées: A Novel By Rowan Beaird Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250896582
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - March 19th, 2024

 

Rowan Beaird appears at Boswell for a conversation about her debut novel, The Divorcées, a book set at a 1950s Reno divorce ranch about the complex friendship between two women who dare to imagine a different future. Boswellian Daniel Goldin says it's particularly reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith - wow! Beaird is in conversation with Christina Clancy. 

 


Secrets of a Scottish Isle (A Jane Wunderly Mystery #5) By Erica Ruth Neubauer Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781496741189
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - March 26th, 2024

 

Wisconsin's own Erica Ruth Neubauer, creator of the beloved Jane Wunderly investigations, returned to Boswell for a chat about her latest novel Secrets of a Scottish Isle, a new mystery in which Jane takes on a secret society on, you guessed it, an island off the coast of Scotland. In conversation with Sharon Nagel. 

 


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The Road from Belhaven: A novel By Margot Livesey Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593537046
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - February 6th, 2024

Boswell Book Company presents an evening with Margot Livesey, author of The Road from Belhaven, a novel about a young woman whose gift of second sight complicates her coming of age in late-nineteenth-century Scotland. In conversation with Liam Callanan, author of When in Rome. Recorded on February 21, 2024.

 


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You Only Call When You're in Trouble: A Novel By Stephen McCauley Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250296795
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 9th, 2024

Readings from Oconomowaukee presents an afternoon with Stephen McCauley, author of You Only Call When You're In Trouble, an unforgettable showcase for his distinctive voice and unique ability to create complex characters that jump off the page and straight into your heart. In conversation with Books & Company proprietor Lisa Baudoin and Boswell proprietor Daniel Goldin. Recorded on February 16, 2024. 

 


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Martyr!: A novel By Kaveh Akbar Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780593537619
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Published: Knopf - January 23rd, 2024

Boswell Book Company and HOME present an evening with Kaveh Akbar, author of Martyr!, about a newly sober, orphaned son of Iranian immigrants, guided by the voices of artists, poets, and kings, who embarks on a remarkable search for a family secret that leads him to a terminally ill painter living out her final days in the Brooklyn Museum. In conversation with artist and 2024 Mary L Nohl Fellow Nina Ghanbarzadeh. Recorded on February 13, 2024. 

 


M Is for Monster: A Graphic Novel By Talia Dutton Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419751974
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams ComicArts - Surely - June 28th, 2022

Boswell and Lion's Tooth present an evening with Talia Dutton, author of M is for Monster, a Frankenstein-inspired graphic novel about ghosts, identity, and family. In conversation with Boswellian Oli Schmitz. Recorded on February 7, 2024. 

 


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The Price You Pay (A Peter Ash Novel #8) By Nick Petrie Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593540558
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 6th, 2024

Hometown hero Nick Petrie launches the latest in his bestselling and award-winning series, The Price You Pay, in which Peter Ash must follow his closest friend, Lewis, into the criminal underworld when secrets from the past threaten everything they hold dear. In conversation with Bill Schweigart. Recorded on February 5, 2024. 

 


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Correction: Parole, Prison, and the Possibility of Change By Ben Austen Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250758804
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - November 7th, 2023

 

Chicago journalist and author Ben Austen visits Boswell for a conversation about Correction: Parole, Prison, and the Possibility of Change, a book that Pulitzer-winning Evicted author Matthew Desmond says: "ranks among the very best books on life inside and outside of prison I have ever read." A New York Times Editor's Choice book, too! Austen chats with Elly Fishman, author of Refugee High, who teaches journalism at UWM. Cohosted by Community Advocates Public Policy Institute.

 


Hot Springs Drive By Lindsay Hunter Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802161451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roxane Gay Books - November 7th, 2023

Boswell Book Company presents an evening with Lindsay Hunter, author of Hot Springs Drive, an urgent, vicious blade of a novel about a shocking betrayal and its aftermath, asking just how far you'll go to have everything you want. In conversation with Luke Geddes. Recorded on January 18, 2024.

 


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Hedge By Jane Delury Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781958506042
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Zibby Books - June 6th, 2023

Readings from Oconomowaukee presents a special event with Jane Delury, author of Hedge, an emotionally charged, richly observed novel about a woman balancing the demands of motherhood and marriage with her own needs. In conversation with special guest Liam Callanan, author of When in Rome and Paris by the Book, as well as Lisa Baudoin of Books & Company and Daniel Goldin of Boswell. Recorded on January 17, 2024.

 


The Waters: A Novel By Bonnie Jo Campbell Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393248432
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 9th, 2024

Boswell Book Company presents an evening with Bonnie Jo Campbell, author of The Waters, an elegant antidote to the dark side of masculinity, celebrating the resilience of nature and the brutality and sweetness of rural life. In conversation with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel arts & books editor Jim Higgins. Recorded on January 12, 2024. 

 


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True North: A Novel By Andrew J. Graff Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063161412
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - January 16th, 2024

Boswell presents a launch day event for Andrew J Graff, author of True North, a big-hearted novel about marriage and whitewater rafting, following one couple as they navigate the changing currents of family, community, and the river itself. In conversation with Maxwell Gregory, former bookseller and social media producer of A Mighty Blaze. Recorded on January 16, 2024.

 


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Fall By Tracy Clark Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781662512551
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Thomas & Mercer - December 5th, 2023

 

 

Chicago author Tracy Clark appears at Boswell for a conversation about Fall, the second novel in her Detective Harriet Foster series, which takes readers on a twisted journey into the underbelly of Chicago. In conversation with Milwaukee-based mystery writer Patricia Skalka.

 


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Hello Stranger: A Novel By Katherine Center Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781250283788
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - July 11th, 2023

 

Katherine Center, author of novels such as The Bodyguard, Happiness for Beginners, and more, visits us for a virtual chat with Boswell Romance Book Club leader Rachel Copeland. They talk about Hello, Stranger, Center's most recent delightful romance novel about a thoroughly modern millennial heroine, a portrait artist who suffers a seizure that renders her suddenly unable to make sense of anyone's face.

 


The Misfits #1: A Royal Conundrum By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781984830296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2024

 

Lisa Yee and Dan Santat were going to visit schools in the Milwaukee area on January 9, 2024, for their new book, The Misfits. Alas, school was cancelled due to inclement weather. But that's a bonus for those who'd like to hear their wonderful conversation, because instead of visiting schools, they sat down together to talk at Boswell - and what a delightful talk it is.

 


Come Forth: The Promise of Jesus's Greatest Miracle By James Martin Cover Image
$32.99
ISBN: 9780062694386
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - September 5th, 2023

 

James Martin joins us for a virtual event in which he discusses his latest work, Come Forth: The Promise of Jesus's Greatest Miracle, a book that explores the story of Jesus raising of Lazarus from the dead. Meditatively and carefully, Martin offers profound reflections on Jesus's lessons on love, family, sadness, frustration, fear, anger, freedom, and joy. In conversation with Milwaukee scholar and author Jon M Sweeney, who is also Martin's biographer.

 


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Death in the Dark Woods (A Monster Hunter Mystery #2) By Annelise Ryan Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593441602
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - December 12th, 2023

 

Beloved Wisconsin author Annelise Ryan appears at Boswell Book Company with Death in the Dark Woods, the second installment of her Monster Hunter series of mysteries set in Door County, WI. In conversation with Wisconsin author Patricia Skalka, author of the Dave Cubiak Door County mysteries. It's a mysterious evening of Door County fun! 

 


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A Power Unbound (The Last Binding #3) By Freya Marske Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250788955
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - November 7th, 2023

Boswell Book Company presents a special event with Freya Marske, author of A Power Unbound, final book in the Last Binding Trilogy, in which the fate of magic in England rests in the hands of an unlikely group of friends. In conversation with booksellers Oli Schmitz and Rachel Copeland. Recorded on November 29, 2023.

 


A Very Chinese Cookbook: 100 Recipes from China and Not China (But Still Really Chinese) By Kevin Pang, Jeffrey Pang, America's Test Kitchen Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781954210479
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: America's Test Kitchen - October 24th, 2023

James Beard Award winner Kevin Pang chats with Josh Modell about A Very Chinese Cookbook. In this accessible, funny, heartfelt cookbook, Pang (along with his dad Jeffrey) show you the way to delicious Chinese cooking. Pang cohosts the hit America's Test Kitchen series Hunger Pangs with his father.

Please Note, this is not a typical Boswell video - this is audio only. Call it the Boswell podcast. The Podswell, if you will. We had a glitch when recording and lost the video - it was bound to happen sooner or later. We were able to salvage the audio, and hope that you enjoy listening to what is a wonderful conversation!

 


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The Secret Book of Flora Lea: A Novel By Patti Callahan Henry Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668011836
Availability: Not in stock at Boswell. Available to order.
Published: Atria Books - May 2nd, 2023

Readings from Oconomowaukee presents a wonderful conversation with Patti Callahan Henry, author of The Secret Book of Flora Lea, in which a woman discovers a rare book that has connections to her past and long-held secrets about her missing sister. In conversation with Lisa Baudoin of Books & Company and Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company. Recorded on November 21, 2023.

 


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The Comfort of Crows: A Backyard Year By Margaret Renkl Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781954118461
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 24th, 2023

Boswell Book Company and Urban Ecology Center present a special event with Margaret Renkl, author of The Comfort of Crows, a luminous book that traces the passing of seasons, personal and natural. In conversation with Eliza Woods, Administrative Coordinator at Urban Ecology Center. Recorded on November 20, 2023.

 


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The Neorealist in Winter: Stories By Salvatore Pane Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781637680780
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Autumn House Press - October 23rd, 2023

 

Salvatore Pane visits Boswell for a conversation about his story collection, a book that takes a look at the lives of Italians and Italian Americans across a century as they navigate their worlds. With Chris Lee of Boswell. 

 


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The Deluge By Stephen Markley Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781982123109
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - November 7th, 2023

 

Stephen Markley, author of the bestselling novel Ohio, visits Boswell for a conversation about his latest work, The Deluge, an ecofiction epic that spans nearly a half-century and explores the lives of a variety of Americans as they face the challenges of the existential crisis presented by climate change. In conversation with Chris Lee of Boswell. 

 


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Twilight Falls (A Shady Hollow Mystery #4) By Juneau Black Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593470510
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - November 7th, 2023

 

Juneau Black, the writing duo otherwise known as Jocelyn Cole and Sharon Nagel, visits Boswell for a conversation with Daniel Goldin (our proprietor extraordinaire) about Twilight Falls, the fourth book in the Shady Hollow cozy woodland mystery series. How do you decide how to dress a woodland creature?!

 


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Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant: A Memoir By Curtis Chin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316507653
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 17th, 2023

 

Curtis Chin, filmmaker, author, and cofounder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, visits Boswell for a chat about his memoir about growing up in Chung's Chinese Restaurant, a Detroit favorite, in the 1980s. With Z Zacharia. Cohosted by OCA Wisconsin.

 


A Dish Best Served Hot By Natalie Caña Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780778333500
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - October 31st, 2023

Boswell and La Revo Books present an evening with Natalie Caña, author of A Dish Best Served Hot, in which a single father gets a second shot at love when he falls for his daughter's teacher. In conversation with La Revo proprietors Barbara and Valeria Cerda. Recorded on November 1, 2023.