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Michaelis-Kaleka's powerful memoir tops list of new Milwaukee books

Published May 8, 2018

Since the shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, former white supremacist Arno Michaelis and temple member Pardeep Singh Kaleka have worked in the community to help move past hate. They tell their stories in the new book "The Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate."

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1913 hurricane laid a trail of destruction across the Great Lakes

Published Sept. 18, 2017

Though we all remember the 2010 "once in a lifetime" storm that caused terrible flooding around the Milwaukee area, few of us have seen anything like the dramatic 1913 Great Lakes hurricane, which toppled ships, killed hundreds sailors - and folks on shore, too - from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan to Lake Huron.

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Milwaukee writers on other (mostly Wisconsin) writers

Published April 27, 2017

Who knows writers better than other writers, right? So, when some Wisconsin scribes - in this case Jim Higgins and Michael Schumacher - pen works about other scribes (and, in one case, about other Wisconsin scribes), we take notice.