NOVEMBER 2-5, 2017

and year round

in partnership with the MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

3/2

Night At The Fiestas - Kristin Valdez Quade - <span class="date-display-single">03/02/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Night At The Fiestas

Kristin Valdez Quade

7:00 PM - Unforgettable stories chart the passions and obligations of family life.

Night At The Fiestas

Kristin Valdez Quade

3/8

The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar - Jamey Stillings - <span class="date-display-single">03/08/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar

Jamey Stillings

7:00 PM - An aerial exploration over what has become the world's largest concentrated solar power plant.

The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar

Jamey Stillings

3/9

Harmless Like You - Rowan Hisayo Buchanan - <span class="date-display-single">03/09/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Harmless Like You

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

7:00 PM - How does a mother desert her son?

Harmless Like You

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

3/13

The Confessions of Young Nero - Margaret George - <span class="date-display-single">03/13/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Confessions of Young Nero

Margaret George

7:00 PM - Author Margaret George discusses her book "The Confessions of Young Nero" about Nero's rise to power

The Confessions of Young Nero

Margaret George

3/16

In the Kitchen with a Good Appetite - Melissa Clark - <span class="date-display-single">03/16/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

In the Kitchen with a Good Appetite

Melissa Clark

7:30 PM - More information to come.

In the Kitchen with a Good Appetite

Melissa Clark

4/3

Hag-Seed & Technology: Revisiting The Tempest in the 21st Century - Margaret Atwood - <span class="date-display-single">04/03/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

Hag-Seed & Technology: Revisiting The Tempest in the 21st Century

Margaret Atwood

7:30 PM - Margaret Atwood discusses her book "Hag-Seed" alongside Shakespeare's "The Tempest"

Hag-Seed & Technology: Revisiting The Tempest in the 21st Century

Margaret Atwood

4/8

The Collapsing Empire - John Scalzi - <span class="date-display-single">04/08/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Collapsing Empire

John Scalzi

7:00 PM - John Scalzi returns with the beginning of an exciting new saga: ​The Collapsing Empire.

The Collapsing Empire

John Scalzi

4/14

Known and Strange Things - Teju Cole - <span class="date-display-single">04/14/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Known and Strange Things

Teju Cole

7:00 PM - Teju Cole will discuss his book "Known and Strange Things," a collection of his works.

Known and Strange Things

Teju Cole

4/18

Lunch for Libraries - Richard Russo - <span class="date-display-single">04/18/2017 - 11:30am</span>

Lunch for Libraries

Richard Russo

11:30 AM - This year's Lunch for Libraries will feature author Richard Russo and his book "Everybody's Fool"

Lunch for Libraries

Richard Russo

5/4

Imagine Wanting Only This - Kristen Radtke - <span class="date-display-single">05/04/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Imagine Wanting Only This

Kristen Radtke

7:00 PM - A gorgeous graphic memoir about loss, love, and confronting grief.

Imagine Wanting Only This

Kristen Radtke

5/10

Pandora's Lab - Paul Offit - <span class="date-display-single">05/10/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Pandora's Lab

Paul Offit

7:00 PM - What happens when ideas presented as science lead us in the wrong direction?

Pandora's Lab

Paul Offit

5/18

Chuck Klosterman X - Chuck Klosterman - <span class="date-display-single">05/18/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Chuck Klosterman X

Chuck Klosterman

7:00 PM - A tour of the past decade from one of the sharpest and most prolific observers of our unusual times.

Chuck Klosterman X

Chuck Klosterman

Previous 2017 Wisconsin Book Festival Events

1/17

If Our Bodies Could Talk - James Hamblin - <span class="date-display-single">01/17/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

If Our Bodies Could Talk

James Hamblin

7:00 PM - James Hamblin presents a book about how bodies word in a world full of myths and misinformation.

If Our Bodies Could Talk

James Hamblin

2/13

Spiral Staircase - Sho Sugita - <span class="date-display-single">02/13/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Spiral Staircase

Sho Sugita

7:00 PM - The first definitive volume of Hirato Renkichi’s futurist poems to appear in English.

Spiral Staircase

Sho Sugita

2/16

Learning to Stay - Erin Celello - <span class="date-display-single">02/16/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Learning to Stay

Erin Celello, James Devita

7:00 PM - Author Erin Celello and playwright James DeVita discuss adapting Celello’s novel for the stage.

Learning to Stay

Erin Celello, James Devita

2/20

Bobby Kennedy - Larry Tye - <span class="date-display-single">02/20/2017 - 6:30pm</span>

Bobby Kennedy

Larry Tye

6:30 PM - Tye peels away layers of myth and misconception to paint a complete portrait of this singular figure

Bobby Kennedy

Larry Tye

2/23

Lace & Pyrite - Aimee Nezhukumatathil - <span class="date-display-single">02/23/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Lace & Pyrite

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

7:00 PM - An evening of collaborative poetry and creative nonfiction.

Lace & Pyrite

Aimee Nezhukumatathil


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