NOVEMBER 2-5, 2017

and year round

in partnership with the MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

10/27

Bringing It Home -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/27/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Bringing It Home

Gail Simmons

7:00 PM - A cookbook from the judge who makes delicious food and inspired cooking accessible for home cooks.

Bringing It Home

Gail Simmons

10/28

Kids in the Rotunda -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/28/2017 - 9:30am</span>

Kids in the Rotunda

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

9:30 AM - An uplifting presentation of toe-tapping music spiced with storytelling, humor and history.

Kids in the Rotunda

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

11/1

2017 Friends of UW-Madison Libraries Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/01/2017 - 4:00pm</span>

2017 Friends of UW-Madison Libraries Book Sale

Friends of UW Libraries

4:00 PM - The largest used book sale in Wisconsin returns this fall!

2017 Friends of UW-Madison Libraries Book Sale

Friends of UW Libraries

11/2

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 9:00am</span>

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library

9:00 AM - Find great bargains at the Friends' Book Sale.

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library

11/2

Hood -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 4:00pm</span>

Hood

Luke Timmerman

4:00 PM - A revealing portrait of one of the most influential biologists of our time and a deeply human look a

Hood

Luke Timmerman

11/2

The Dark Net -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 5:30pm</span>

The Dark Net

Benjamin Percy

5:30 PM - A novel about the anonymous and criminal arena that exists in the secret reaches of the web.

The Dark Net

Benjamin Percy

11/2

Heretics!  -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 5:30pm</span>

Heretics!

Steven Nadler, Ben Nadler

5:30 PM - This graphic narrative tells the story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority.

Heretics!

Steven Nadler, Ben Nadler

11/2

The Impossible Presidency -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 5:30pm</span>

The Impossible Presidency

Jeremi Suri

5:30 PM - A reassessment of presidential history that argues they aren't able to meet expectations

The Impossible Presidency

Jeremi Suri

11/2

We Have No Idea -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

We Have No Idea

Jorge Cham, Daniel Whiteson

6:00 PM - An entertaining illustrated science primer about questions physicists are still trying to answer.

We Have No Idea

Jorge Cham, Daniel Whiteson

11/2

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan

7:00 PM - An ode to the majesty and history of this national, natural treasure.

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan

11/2

Death in Cold Water -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Death in Cold Water

Patricia Skalka

7:00 PM - The third installment in a murder mystery set on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Death in Cold Water

Patricia Skalka

11/2

The Politics of Value -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Politics of Value

Jane L. Collins

7:00 PM - A new framework for viewing economic value.

The Politics of Value

Jane L. Collins

11/2

America: The Cookbook -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

America: The Cookbook

Gabrielle Langholtz, Christine Muhlke, Ari Weinzweig

7:00 PM - The United Recipes of America: A Culinary Road Trip Through the 50 States.

America: The Cookbook

Gabrielle Langholtz, Christine Muhlke, Ari Weinzweig

11/2

2017 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

2017 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

Jason Reynolds

7:30 PM - A lecture by one of the brightest stars in the field of children’s and young adult literature.

2017 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

Jason Reynolds

11/2

It Devours! -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 8:30pm</span>

It Devours!

Jeffrey Cranor, Joseph Fink

8:30 PM - A page-turning mystery from the creators of Welcome to Night Vale.

It Devours!

Jeffrey Cranor, Joseph Fink

11/3

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 9:00am</span>

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library

9:00 AM - Find great bargains at the Friends' Book Sale.

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library

11/3

High School Friday 2017 -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 9:00am</span>

High School Friday 2017

Jason Reynolds, Amy Rose Capetta

9:00 AM - A great opportunity for high school students to experience a wide-range of book-related programming.

High School Friday 2017

Jason Reynolds, Amy Rose Capetta

11/3

Lawyers Who Write -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 4:30pm</span>

Lawyers Who Write

Susan Gloss, E.M. Kokie, Jay Ranney, Carl Rasmussen, Dean Strang

4:30 PM - A panel discussion by Madison-area lawyers who have found a successful second career as writers.

Lawyers Who Write

Susan Gloss, E.M. Kokie, Jay Ranney, Carl Rasmussen, Dean Strang

11/3

Stars Over Clear Lake -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 4:30pm</span>

Stars Over Clear Lake

Loretta Ellsworth

4:30 PM - A novel of memories, romance, and fate, inspired by a real-life ballroom and POW camp in Iowa.

Stars Over Clear Lake

Loretta Ellsworth

11/3

Homing Instincts -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 4:30pm</span>

Homing Instincts

Sarah Menkedick

4:30 PM - Essays that explore the disorienting time before and after becoming a mother.

Homing Instincts

Sarah Menkedick

11/3

Life In A Northern Town -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 5:00pm</span>

Life In A Northern Town

Mary Dougherty

5:00 PM - A happy hour book talk about a one-of-a-kind collection of globally and regionally inspired recipes

Life In A Northern Town

Mary Dougherty

11/3

Wisconsin People & Ideas 2017 Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 5:00pm</span>

Wisconsin People & Ideas 2017 Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters

5:00 PM - A reading from the winners of the Wisconsin People and Ideas fiction and poetry contest.

Wisconsin People & Ideas 2017 Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters

11/3

Unbranded -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

Unbranded

Ben Masters

6:00 PM - A report from an epic 3,000-mile journey through the most pristine backcountry

Unbranded

Ben Masters

11/3

King of Spies -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

King of Spies

Blaine Harden

6:00 PM - The shocking, gripping account of the most powerful American spy you’ve never heard of.

King of Spies

Blaine Harden

11/3

The Far Away Brothers -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

The Far Away Brothers

Lauren Markham

6:00 PM - An investigation of the unaccompanied migrant minor crisis told through the stories of two brothers.

The Far Away Brothers

Lauren Markham

11/3

The Bedlam Stacks -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Bedlam Stacks

Natasha Pulley

7:00 PM - A story of a great friendship and a treacherous quest in the magical landscape of nineteenth-century

The Bedlam Stacks

Natasha Pulley

11/3

Policing the Black Man -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

Policing the Black Man

Angela J. Davis

7:30 PM - A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Policing the Black Man

Angela J. Davis

11/3

Away With Words -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/03/2017 - 9:00pm</span>

Away With Words

Joe Berkowitz

9:00 PM - An irreverent tour through the world of pun competitions.

Away With Words

Joe Berkowitz

11/4

2017 Friends of the CCBC Fall Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 9:00am</span>

2017 Friends of the CCBC Fall Book Sale

Friends of the CCBC

9:00 AM - Super bargains on brand-new and gently used hardcover and paperback childrens and YA books.

2017 Friends of the CCBC Fall Book Sale

Friends of the CCBC

11/4

Cataclysm -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 10:30am</span>

Cataclysm

Zeynab Ali

10:30 AM - A memoir about a Kenyan-born Somali refugees' experience growing up in the United States.

Cataclysm

Zeynab Ali

11/4

Nomadland -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 10:30am</span>

Nomadland

Jessica Bruder

10:30 AM - A journalistic account of a new kind of nomad: older Americans.

Nomadland

Jessica Bruder

11/4

You, Beast -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 10:30am</span>

You, Beast

Nick Lantz

10:30 AM - Poetry that explores the roots and limits of human empathy

You, Beast

Nick Lantz

11/4

Look Up! and The Magic Rabbit -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 10:30am</span>

Look Up! and The Magic Rabbit

Annette LeBlanc Cate

10:30 AM - A humorous introduction to bird-watching and the story of a magician and his bunny.

Look Up! and The Magic Rabbit

Annette LeBlanc Cate

11/4

The Storm Before The Storm -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 10:30am</span>

The Storm Before The Storm

Mike Duncan

10:30 AM - The story of the tumultuous years that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic.

The Storm Before The Storm

Mike Duncan

11/4

Flock Together -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 11:00am</span>

Flock Together

B. J. Hollars

11:00 AM - A moving elegy to extinct birds.

Flock Together

B. J. Hollars

11/4

We Are All Criminals -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

We Are All Criminals

Emily Baxter, Corey Saffold

12:00 PM - One in four people in the US has a criminal record; four in four have a criminal history.

We Are All Criminals

Emily Baxter, Corey Saffold

11/4

Thousand-Miler -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

Thousand-Miler

Melanie Radzicki McManus

12:00 PM - A memoir that follows the author through Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail.

Thousand-Miler

Melanie Radzicki McManus

11/4

Writing Home Ground -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

Writing Home Ground

Robin Chapman, Catherine Jagoe, Alison Townsend

12:00 PM - Three Wisconsin authors talk about writing that evokes specific places

Writing Home Ground

Robin Chapman, Catherine Jagoe, Alison Townsend

11/4

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Kathleen Rooney

12:00 PM - A portrait of a remarkable woman across the canvas of a changing America.

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Kathleen Rooney

11/4

The Inheritace -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

The Inheritace

Niki Kapsambelis

12:00 PM - An intimate portrayal of the global epidemic of alzheimers and the race to cure it

The Inheritace

Niki Kapsambelis

11/4

The Close Encounters Man -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

The Close Encounters Man

Mark O'Connell

12:00 PM - A biography of the man who popularized UFOs

The Close Encounters Man

Mark O'Connell

11/4

Infamous Mothers -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

Infamous Mothers

Sagashus Levingston

1:30 PM - Read their stories and witness how 20 women who make a difference in this world.

Infamous Mothers

Sagashus Levingston

11/4

The Mirror Thief -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

The Mirror Thief

Martin Seay

1:30 PM - A thriller about how we are haunted by our own reflections.

The Mirror Thief

Martin Seay

11/4

Not A Scientist -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

Not A Scientist

Dave Levitan

1:30 PM - An exploration of the ways politicians can turn scientific facts into fiction.

Not A Scientist

Dave Levitan

11/4

Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels

Michael Edmonds

1:30 PM - Meet the mayors, ministers, mystics, murderers, & more whose lives influenced and defined Wisconsin.

Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels

Michael Edmonds

11/4

Hidden Voices -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 3:00pm</span>

Hidden Voices

Fabu, Sherry Lucille, Catrina J. Sparksman

3:00 PM - Three Madison-area African American writers discuss their writing in relation literary giants

Hidden Voices

Fabu, Sherry Lucille, Catrina J. Sparksman

11/4

How To Be An Indian In The 21st Century -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 3:00pm</span>

How To Be An Indian In The 21st Century

Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes)

3:00 PM - One man's life-long journey, in prose and verse, to discover what it means to be an American Indian.

How To Be An Indian In The 21st Century

Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes)

11/4

The Pox Lover -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 3:00pm</span>

The Pox Lover

Anne-Christine d'Adesky

3:00 PM - A personal history of the turbulent 1990s in New York and Paris by a pioneering AIDS journalist.

The Pox Lover

Anne-Christine d'Adesky

11/4

Slow Medicine -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 3:00pm</span>

Slow Medicine

Victoria Sweet

3:00 PM - Unforgettable stories of the teachers, doctors, nurses, and patients who show that time indeed heals

Slow Medicine

Victoria Sweet

11/4

Crossings -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 3:00pm</span>

Crossings

Jon Kerstetter

3:00 PM - A doctor-soldier writes about his medical and war experiences as a way to heal.

Crossings

Jon Kerstetter

11/4

The Mountain -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 3:00pm</span>

The Mountain

Paul Yoon

3:00 PM - Six thematically linked stories set across several continents.

The Mountain

Paul Yoon

11/4

The American Dream in Wisconsin -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 4:00pm</span>

The American Dream in Wisconsin

Terese Agnew, Patty Loew, Jesus Salas

4:00 PM - A panel discussion exploring what it means to be an American today.

The American Dream in Wisconsin

Terese Agnew, Patty Loew, Jesus Salas

11/4

The Geography of Madness -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 4:00pm</span>

The Geography of Madness

Frank Bures

4:00 PM - An investigation of “culture-bound” syndromes.

The Geography of Madness

Frank Bures

11/4

Spy Schools -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 4:30pm</span>

Spy Schools

Daniel Golden

4:30 PM - Daniel Golden exposes how academia has become the center of foreign and domestic espionage.

Spy Schools

Daniel Golden

11/4

The Hearts of Men -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 4:30pm</span>

The Hearts of Men

Nickolas Butler

4:30 PM - A novel about friendships and families in a Wisconsin boy scouts troop.

The Hearts of Men

Nickolas Butler

11/4

Dead Presidents -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 4:30pm</span>

Dead Presidents

Brady Carlson

4:30 PM - An exploration of the way we memorialize our greatest leaders.

Dead Presidents

Brady Carlson

11/4

The Water Will Come -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 5:00pm</span>

The Water Will Come

Jeff Goodell

5:00 PM - The definitive account of rising sea levels, how this will happen, and what it will all mean.

The Water Will Come

Jeff Goodell

11/4

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give

Ada Calhoun

6:00 PM - Ruminations and advice on successful modern marriage.

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give

Ada Calhoun

11/4

There Your Heart Lies -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

There Your Heart Lies

Mary Gordon

6:00 PM - A novel that intertwines memories of the Spanish Civil War with modern hardships,

There Your Heart Lies

Mary Gordon

11/4

Janesville: An American Story -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

Janesville: An American Story

Amy Goldstein

6:00 PM - An account of why it’s hard to recreate a prosperous, healthy working class

Janesville: An American Story

Amy Goldstein

11/4

The War On Science -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

The War On Science

Shawn Otto

6:00 PM - An investigation of why authoritarians are trusted when scientists aren't

The War On Science

Shawn Otto

11/4

The Odyssey of Echo Company -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

The Odyssey of Echo Company

Doug Stanton

7:30 PM - The story of a small platoon of Americans and their fight for survival during the Vietnam War.

The Odyssey of Echo Company

Doug Stanton

11/4

Close Enough For The Angels -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

Close Enough For The Angels

Paul Madonna

7:30 PM - Paul Madonna discusses his two new illustrated novels in conversation with Paul Buhle.

Close Enough For The Angels

Paul Madonna

11/4

One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 9:00pm</span>

One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter

Scaachi Koul

9:00 PM - Essays that capture a hilarious, scathing, and honest look at modern life.

One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter

Scaachi Koul

11/5

The Genome Factor -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 10:00am</span>

The Genome Factor

Jason Fletcher

10:00 AM - The latest discoveries at the scientific frontier where genomics and the social sciences intersect.

The Genome Factor

Jason Fletcher

11/5

A Year in the Wilderness -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 10:30am</span>

A Year in the Wilderness

Amy and Dave Freeman

10:30 AM - A passionate and beautifully illustrated account of a year in the Boundary Waters.

A Year in the Wilderness

Amy and Dave Freeman

11/5

100 Things To Do In Madison Before You Die -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 10:30am</span>

100 Things To Do In Madison Before You Die

Katie Vaughn

10:30 AM - This book is a starting point for exploring this vibrant, independently spirited city.

100 Things To Do In Madison Before You Die

Katie Vaughn

11/5

Preservation -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 10:30am</span>

Preservation

Christina Ward

10:30 AM - A survey of methods that will ensure your preservation projects are safe and delicious.

Preservation

Christina Ward

11/5

Montaigne in Barn Boots -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

Montaigne in Barn Boots

Michael Perry

12:00 PM - A humorous tour through a 16th century philosoper's relevance to today.

Montaigne in Barn Boots

Michael Perry

11/5

Faces of a Fish Empire -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

Faces of a Fish Empire

Joe Kutchera

12:00 PM - A visual history of Empire Fish Company that captures the many changes in Milwaukee, WI

Faces of a Fish Empire

Joe Kutchera

11/5

The Driftless Reader -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 1:00pm</span>

The Driftless Reader

Curt Meine

1:00 PM - A collection of nature writing from around the Midwest

The Driftless Reader

Curt Meine

11/5

Don't Call Us Dead -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

Don't Call Us Dead

Danez Smith

1:30 PM - A poetry collection that confronts an America where every day is too often a funeral

Don't Call Us Dead

Danez Smith

11/5

A House Among the Trees -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/05/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

A House Among the Trees

Julia Glass

1:30 PM - The story of an unusual bond between a world-famous writer and his assistant.

A House Among the Trees

Julia Glass

11/7

I & You -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/07/2017 - 7:30pm</span>

I & You

Lauren Gunderson

7:30 PM - An ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness.

I & You

Lauren Gunderson

11/17

The House of Unexpected Sisters -   - <span class="date-display-single">11/17/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The House of Unexpected Sisters

Alexander McCall Smith

7:00 PM - The latest installment of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.

The House of Unexpected Sisters

Alexander McCall Smith

Previous 2017 Wisconsin Book Festival Events

1/17

If Our Bodies Could Talk -   - <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 -   - <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 -   - <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 -   - <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 -   - <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

3/2

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

Night At The Fiestas

Kirstin Valdez Quade

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

Night At The Fiestas

Kirstin Valdez Quade

3/8

The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar -   - <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 -   - <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 -   - <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 -   - <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

UW Poetry MFA Graduates Reading -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/03/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

UW Poetry MFA Graduates Reading

7:00 PM - A reading from the graduating MFA cohort in poetry.

UW Poetry MFA Graduates Reading

4/3

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

4/6

Canceled Due to Illness: Black Comix, Social Justice, and Visual Ideologies -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/06/2017 - 1:00pm</span>

Canceled Due to Illness: Black Comix, Social Justice, and Visual Ideologies

John Jennings

1:00 PM - The event has been canceled due to illness. We are working to reschedule.

Canceled Due to Illness: Black Comix, Social Justice, and Visual Ideologies

John Jennings

4/6

Canceled Due To Illness: The Soul of Black Comix -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/06/2017 - 6:00pm</span>

Canceled Due To Illness: The Soul of Black Comix

John Jennings

6:00 PM - The event has been canceled due to illness. We are working to reschedule.

Canceled Due To Illness: The Soul of Black Comix

John Jennings

4/8

The Collapsing Empire -   - <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

4/13

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellows Reading -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/13/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellows Reading

7:00 PM - Poetry and fiction from the 2016-17 Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellows

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellows Reading

4/14

Known and Strange Things -   - <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 -   - <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

4/18

Everybody's Fool -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/18/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Everybody's Fool

Richard Russo

7:00 PM - Pulitzer-Prize winner, Richard Russo returns to Bath and revisits beloved characters.

Everybody's Fool

Richard Russo

4/28

What Do We Do Now?: America in the Age of Trump -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/28/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

What Do We Do Now?: America in the Age of Trump

Kevin Powell

7:00 PM - A community conversation about the state of America.

What Do We Do Now?: America in the Age of Trump

Kevin Powell

5/4

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

Imagine Wanting Only This

Kristen Radtke, Jamel Brinkley

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

Imagine Wanting Only This

Kristen Radtke, Jamel Brinkley

5/7

Listen to Your Grandmothers -   - <span class="date-display-single">05/07/2017 - 1:00pm</span>

Listen to Your Grandmothers

1:00 PM - A gala for Listen to Your Grandmothers and a celebration of the Raging Grannies

Listen to Your Grandmothers

5/10

Pandora's Lab -   - <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 -   - <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

6/3

Testimony -   - <span class="date-display-single">06/03/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Testimony

Scott Turow

7:00 PM - The newest novel by "the master of the courtroom drama."

Testimony

Scott Turow

6/10

Here I Am -   - <span class="date-display-single">06/10/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

7:00 PM - Foer’s most searching, hard-hitting, and grandly entertaining novel yet.

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

6/14

Illusion of Justice -   - <span class="date-display-single">06/14/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Illusion of Justice

Jerome Buting

7:00 PM - A tour-de-force from a relentless and eloquent advocate for justice.

Illusion of Justice

Jerome Buting

7/7

The Hour of Land -   - <span class="date-display-single">07/07/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

The Hour of Land

Terry Tempest Williams

7:00 PM - A meditation and a manifesto on why wild lands matter to the soul of America.

The Hour of Land

Terry Tempest Williams

7/20

Besieged -   - <span class="date-display-single">07/20/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Besieged

Kevin Hearne, Patrick Rothfuss

7:00 PM - Short stories from the world of the Iron Druid Chronicles in conversation with Patrick Rothfuss

Besieged

Kevin Hearne, Patrick Rothfuss

8/10

Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story -   - <span class="date-display-single">08/10/2017 - 10:00am</span>

Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

Caren Stelson

10:00 AM - A reconstruction of an atomic bomb survivor's memories of perseverance.

Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

Caren Stelson

9/23

2017 Pinney Mini Book Festival -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/23/2017 - 1:00pm</span>

2017 Pinney Mini Book Festival

1:00 PM - Wisconsin authors will reveal tips for getting published followed by our Author Blitz and reception

2017 Pinney Mini Book Festival

9/28

Why Did You Name Me Javier, Dad? -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/28/2017 - 9:00am</span>

Why Did You Name Me Javier, Dad?

Oscar Mireles

9:00 AM - Oscar Mireles will visit schools to share poetry and talk about Hispanic writing.

Why Did You Name Me Javier, Dad?

Oscar Mireles

9/28

The Blood of Emmett Till -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/28/2017 - 5:00pm</span>

The Blood of Emmett Till

Tim Tyson

5:00 PM - A reconstruction of a crucial moment in America's civil rights history.

The Blood of Emmett Till

Tim Tyson

10/5

Forest Dark -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/05/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Forest Dark

Nicole Krauss

7:00 PM - A novel about the personal transformation of an old lawyer and a young novelist.

Forest Dark

Nicole Krauss

10/9

Dinner at the Center of the Earth -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/09/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Dinner at the Center of the Earth

Nathan Englander

7:00 PM - A political thriller that unfolds in the charged territory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Dinner at the Center of the Earth

Nathan Englander

10/10

My Book Of Beautiful Oops -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/10/2017 - 12:00pm</span>

My Book Of Beautiful Oops

Barney Saltzberg

12:00 PM - Barney Saltzberg will visit schools around the Madison area.

My Book Of Beautiful Oops

Barney Saltzberg

10/11

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/11/2017 - 4:00pm</span>

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

Annette Gordon-Reed

4:00 PM - A character study that reveals the sometimes contradictory third American president.

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

Annette Gordon-Reed

10/16

How the Right Lost Its Mind -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/16/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

How the Right Lost Its Mind

Charles Sykes

7:00 PM - A popular conservative voice wonders what has happened to the right.

How the Right Lost Its Mind

Charles Sykes


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Madison, WI 53703

 

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