Authors, Authors Everywhere!

From Saturday, November 10 through Thursday, November 15, authors are making appearances all over the state to discuss their latest books on a variety of historical topics! Click on the titles below for more information about these events, the authors, and their works:

 

The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin

Author Michael E. Stevens offers a unique and intimate glimpse into the lives of Wisconsin’s early settlers.

Saturday, November 10

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Livsreise, Stoughton

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Indian Mounds of Wisconsin

Learn about the history of Native American mound building in Wisconsin with author Robert Birmingham.

Monday, November 12

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Manitowoc Public Library, Manitowoc

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How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted

Author Madeline Uraneck discusses her life with a refugee family.

Monday, November 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Hudson Area Public Library, Hudson

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The Great War Comes to Wisconsin

Examine Wisconsin’s response to World War I one hundred years ago with author Richard Pifer.

Monday, November 12

7:00 – 8:00 pm

New Berlin Public Library, New Berlin

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Simple Things: Lessons from the Family Farm

Join Jerry Apps in Wild Rose for the Central Wisconsin launch of his latest book.

Tuesday, November 13

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Patterson Memorial Library, Wild Rose

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Poles in Wisconsin

Join author Susan Gibson Mikos as she traces the history of Polish immigrants as they settled in America’s northern heartland.

Tuesday, November 13

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Kilbourn Public Library, Wisconsin Dells

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Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Dead

Join author Dennis McCann as he highlights the melancholy, the humorous, the tragic, and the universal in Wisconsin’s cities of the dead.

Wednesday, November 14

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Menomonee Falls Public Library, Menomonee Falls

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Madison in the Sixties

Join Stu Levitan as he discusses 1968, a pivotal and tumultuous year that changed Madison–and the nation–forever.

Wednesday, November 14

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Middleton Public Library, Middleton

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Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Life and Legend of Folk Artist Paul Seifert

Author Joe Kapler examines the life of this enigmatic artist and provides context for his extraordinary art.

Thursday, November 15

6:00 pm

Pendarvis, Mineral Point

 

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