NOVEMBER 2-5, 2017

and year round

in partnership with the MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

Event Search

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

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

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

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

The Inheritance

Niki Kapsambelis

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

The Inheritance

Niki Kapsambelis

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hidden Voices

Fabu, Sherry Lucille, Catrina Sparkman

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

Hidden Voices

Fabu, Sherry Lucille, Catrina Sparkman

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11/5

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

11/7

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

1/17

The Immortalists -   - <span class="date-display-single">01/17/2018 - 7:00pm</span>

The Immortalists

Chloe Benjamin

7:00 PM - If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?

The Immortalists

Chloe Benjamin

1/31

Eternal Life -   - <span class="date-display-single">01/31/2018 - 7:00pm</span>

Eternal Life

Dara Horn

7:00 PM - A novel that explores what it might mean to live forever.

Eternal Life

Dara Horn

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