"Shut Up and Listen: Me vs. Ms, Confessions of a Bipolar Rock and Roller" - published in paperback by 18% Gray Publishing - is hard-edged, raucous reading. A memoir, the episodic sections channel the grit of Charles Bukowski and the heart of Jim Carroll.
While the start date of the 2020 Brewers season remains in questions, it's nonetheless the Crew's 50th anniversary season, and Triumph Books understandably tapped veteran beat reporter Adam McCalvy to write "The Milwaukee Brewers at 50."
As I wrote yesterday, when sharing a list of books about Milwaukee history, we're all going to have some time to finally catch up on those TV series we've been meaning to binge and all the books we've been hoping to read someday. Someday is now.
I guess we're all going to have some time to finally catch up on those TV series we've been meaning to binge and all the books we've been hoping to read someday. Someday is now.
How did romance novelist Brittainy C. Cherry manifest so many of her dreams in a relatively short amount of time - all from little old, beautiful Milwaukee? It starts with love and ends with love for Cherry.
In the 10 or so years that I've known Steve Palec - as a friend, associate and corporate real estate broker - I thought I knew all his stories. Nope, there are many more. His new memoir, "In Awe," drops on Dec. 2.
A new guidebook reaches beyond the usual local must-see spots and presents 111 unique Milwaukee spaces. Michelle Madden and Janet McMillan, the women behind this book, host an evening of food, drinks and conversation on Tuesday to celebrate its release.
Jenna L. Kashou's "100 Things To Do In Milwaukee Before You Die" is filled with rites of passage for all Milwaukeeans - and must-dos for visitors as well. Check out one of her events in May, including a launch party on May 1.
Librarian Rachel Arndt's formal title is "Public Services Area Manager of the Central Library" which means she's basically in charge of the massive, opulent block-long building that's brimming with books and all of the people who enter it.
Local romance! Published in 1973, "Saturday Night in Milwaukee" is about a steamy weekend among strangers who were lured into a Whitefish Bay mansion for a weekend of sex, murder and, of course, beer.
The Bittercube Bazaar aims to be a one-stop shop for all things cocktail-related. Shoppers will find a selection of high-quality spirits, bar tools and fun cocktail-related finds along with housemade bitters, tonics, soda essences and elixirs.
On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Anna Lardinois - the current Pfister Narrator and founder of Gothic Milwaukee Walking Tours - will share stories from her new book, "Milwaukee Ghosts and Legends."
Both the real Oriental Theatre and the Little Free Library version of the opulent East Side theater are open for business.
It's that time of year again. The time when I'm thrilled that my kids are thrilled to sign up for Milwaukee Public Library's Super Reader summer reading program.
The book began as a series of journal entries written in the middle of the night. Pieced together, a story of survival unfolded, said author Eileen Alvarado, resulting in "Hope Looks Like You: Surviving Abuse," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.