Monday, November 7, 2011

What's Going on at Boswell This Week? Lots of Calls for Tamora Pierce, That's What!

Monday, November 7, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Tamora Pierce, author of the Beka Cooper series and many other books.
We're getting the store ready for tonight's event. Pam said she had a great time with Pierce at Wisconsin Hills Middle School in Brookfield. As you may have heard, Pierce can sign one book per attendee, due to a hand injury. But don't worry, there's a unique stamp for your other titles.

Tuesday, November 8, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Chester Marcol and Gary D'Amato, author of Alive and Kicking: My Journey Through Football, Addiction, and Life.
Marcol and his co-author, Journal Sentinel reporter Gary D'Amato, share thoughts about Marcol's life and career with the Green Bay Packers.

Wednesday, November 9, 10:30 am, at Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.:
Lois Ehlert, illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and author of Leaf Man, Snowballs, and many other books for children
Come to the Central Library on Wednesday, November 9, to see Lois Ehlert discuss her work as an author and illustrator and share how her art became an iconic part of the Central Library. Ehlert designed the animal shapes inlaid into the floor in the Betty Brinn Children's room. This program is open to the public and part of the MPL docents' ongoing enrichment program. A book signing follows the event.

Wednesday, November 9, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Jillian Maas Backman, author of Beyond the Pews: Breaking with Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown.
Lake Geneva's Backman has traveled the country talking about creating your own spiritual guidebook, and now she's finally in her own backyard.
Friday, November 11, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Mary Rockcastle Fran├žois, author of In Caddis Wood.
Novelist Fran├žois, who runs the writing program at Hamline University, reads from her novel about one couple's journey through the seasons...and life.

Plus we'll be at the Frontier Airlines Center for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Wine and Dine Wisconsin event on Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13. Tickets are $39 in advance, $49 at the door. 100+ exhibitors sample their wares, plus chefs at four stages. 

Featured on Saturday will be Pam Anderson, author of Cook Without a Book: Meatless Meals: Recipes and Techniques for Part-Time and Full-Time Vegetarians, and a number of other popular cookbooks. More info here (meaning you can buy advance tickets).

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