He was a tall white man from Appleton whose picture landed on the front pages of national newspapers after he was beaten in Montgomery, Alabama, in May 1961. Jim Zwerg had been a student at Beloit College and was one of many other Freedom Riders.
Whether true crime stories, literary fiction, or cozy mysteries, if you’re interested in the subject of murder in Wisconsin
September is the start of school, new notebooks, opening the first pages of books, and a fresh supply of pens and pencils.
By Joe Bongers Last week I had a chance to discuss the book Crossing the Driftless with the members of the Nonfiction Book Club here at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library in Menasha. The title of Lynne Diebel’s book has a romantic sound to
This fall we’ve got a fabulous variety of offerings for mystery lovers!
Gavin Schmitt is the local author of several nonfiction books
To prepare for the Fox Cities Book Festival this October, each of the six participating public libraries put the events they host out to every social media outlet and website you can imagine. We are excited and want you to be too! You may have
When Carolyn Porter purchased a handful of WWII-era letters she found
Two new bestselling memoirs written by authors living in the Fox Valley doesn’t happen often. This spring Laura Jean Baker and David McGlynn found themselves launching new books based on essays reflecting on parenthood. In time for Mother’s Day, The Motherhood Affidavits arrived in April
Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer.