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Mare Chapman, a psychotherapist and meditation instructor, has published a new book geared toward women seeking to unlearn damaging thought patterns. She launches “Unshakeable Confidence” at A Room of One’s Own Feb. 17. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Books 2 Comments

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“Never Curse the Rain: A Farm Boy’s Reflections on Water” is a new memoir from the prolific and insightful octogenarian Jerry Apps. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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Matthew Jefko

Matt Geiger, editor of the “Mt. Horeb Mail” and “Middleton Times-Tribune,” releases an amusing collection of personal essays, culled from his weekly columns. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM Books

A Madison pastor writes an engaging first book in a trilogy, revisiting and updating the biblical tale of David and Goliath. Joshua McHenry Miller’s “Tyrants and Traitors” introduces the shepherd boy at age 15. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Books

Madison’s poets and writers come together for Writers Resist as part of a national effort to respond to the election of Donald Trump. Readings and an open mic take place on Jan. 15 at Gates of Heaven. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Books

Tenaya and André Darlington “Make Hollywood Great Again” with new food and cocktail book "Movie Night Menus." more

Dec 15, 2016 5:00 AM Books

Five outstanding books from 2016 about the food of the upper Midwest, from the Menominee tribe to classic supper clubs. “Good Seeds,” “In Winter’s Kitchen,” “Wisconsin Supper Clubs,” “Drink Like a Woman” and “Soil Sisters” make the grade. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM Books

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While doing research in grad school, historian Mark Speltz became fascinated with the history of racial strife in the North. The result is a striking new book, “North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South.” more

Nov 10, 2016 5:00 AM Books

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Michael Kienitz

Matthew Desmond, author of the year’s Go Big Read book “Evicted,” wants everyone to face poverty — and to hate it. more

Nov 2, 2016 12:46 PM Books

Michael Lenehan’s new book, “Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company,” feels like a loving yet clueless summer vacation essay. more

Oct 25, 2016 3:18 PM Books

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