NOVEMBER 2-5, 2017

and year round

in partnership with the MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

Event Search

1/13

The Drifter -   - <span class="date-display-single">01/13/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

The Drifter

Nicholas Petrie

7:00 PM - A stunning exploration of the lives of returning veterans cloaked in a riveting thriller.

The Drifter

Nicholas Petrie

2/19

People Get Ready -   - <span class="date-display-single">02/19/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

People Get Ready

John Nichols, Robert McChesney

7:00 PM - Join Bob McChasney & John Nichols for a publication celebration of their newest book.

People Get Ready

John Nichols, Robert McChesney

2/26

Why The Right Went Wrong  -   - <span class="date-display-single">02/26/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Why The Right Went Wrong

EJ Dionne

7:00 PM - Dionne explains the unrest and discontent on the Right and the Republican Party’s bitter civil war

Why The Right Went Wrong

EJ Dionne

3/3

L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poetry -   - <span class="date-display-single">03/03/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poetry

Bruce Andrews

7:00 PM - Experimental poetry never limited by disciplinary boundaries.

L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poetry

Bruce Andrews

3/17

Circling the Sun -   - <span class="date-display-single">03/17/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Circling the Sun

Paula McLain

7:00 PM - The acclaimed author of The Paris Wife, returns with her highly anticipated historical novel.

Circling the Sun

Paula McLain

3/21

Two If By Sea -   - <span class="date-display-single">03/21/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Two If By Sea

Jacquelyn Mitchard

7:00 PM - Mitchard's new novel about the best and worst in people and even heroism in ordinary life.

Two If By Sea

Jacquelyn Mitchard

4/12

Summerlost -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/12/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Summerlost

Ally Condie

7:00 PM - Ally Condie, author of the MATCHED series, joins us for her middle-grade debut!

Summerlost

Ally Condie

4/13

H Is For Hawk & Shaler's Fish -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/13/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

H Is For Hawk & Shaler's Fish

Helen MacDonald

7:00 PM - Celebrate the paperback release of her sensational memoir and her marvelous debut poetry collection.

H Is For Hawk & Shaler's Fish

Helen MacDonald

4/16

A Voice From The Field -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/16/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

A Voice From The Field

Neal Griffin

7:00 PM - The second novel by acclaimed author Neal Griffin, a twenty-five year veteran of law enforcement

A Voice From The Field

Neal Griffin

4/28

Humanities Without Boundaries -   - <span class="date-display-single">04/28/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

Humanities Without Boundaries

Agnès B.

7:30 PM - An evening with the acclaimed fashion designer and artist

Humanities Without Boundaries

Agnès B.

5/5

The Last Bookaneer -   - <span class="date-display-single">05/05/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

The Last Bookaneer

Matthew Pearl

7:00 PM - A page-turning journey to the heart of a lost era.

The Last Bookaneer

Matthew Pearl

5/12

Happy Money -   - <span class="date-display-single">05/12/2016 - 4:00pm</span>

Happy Money

Michael Norton

4:00 PM - A detailed guide to how you can get more happiness for your money.

Happy Money

Michael Norton

5/16

Born Survivors -   - <span class="date-display-single">05/16/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Born Survivors

Wendy Holden

6:00 PM - Wendy Holden and special guests Dr. Mark Olsky and Larry Koskiek for a reading and discussion!

Born Survivors

Wendy Holden

5/18

Democracy Now! -   - <span class="date-display-single">05/18/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman

7:30 PM - A celebration of the acclaimed television and radio news program Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman

5/19

Rappin' Ricky Block Party at Breese Stevens Bodega -   - <span class="date-display-single">05/19/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Rappin' Ricky Block Party at Breese Stevens Bodega

Rodney Lucas

6:00 PM - F. Stokes reads from Rappin' Ricky: Block Party at 6pm in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festiv

Rappin' Ricky Block Party at Breese Stevens Bodega

Rodney Lucas

6/24

Women Street Artists of Latin America -   - <span class="date-display-single">06/24/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Women Street Artists of Latin America

Lauren Gucik & Rachel Cassandra

7:00 PM - A discussion on street art and social issues, followed by crafts for all ages.

Women Street Artists of Latin America

Lauren Gucik & Rachel Cassandra

7/20

Summer Library Carnival -   - <span class="date-display-single">07/20/2016 - 10:30am</span>

Summer Library Carnival

Justin Roberts

10:30 AM - Celebrate reading at an event co-sponsored by Overture Center for the Arts & Madison Public Library.

Summer Library Carnival

Justin Roberts

8/2

Going for Wisconsin Gold -   - <span class="date-display-single">08/02/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Going for Wisconsin Gold

Jessie Garcia

7:00 PM - Jessie Garcia and Wisconsin Olympians discuss the lives of athletes and their quest for gold!

Going for Wisconsin Gold

Jessie Garcia

9/2

Ten Ways Not To Commit Suicide -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/02/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Ten Ways Not To Commit Suicide

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels

7:00 PM - A memoir of redemption for anyone lost, with no guidance, and seemingly no place to turn.

Ten Ways Not To Commit Suicide

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels

9/8

Wisconsin Storytime -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/08/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Wisconsin Storytime

6:00 PM - Designs encompass the diverse talent pool of artists as well as diversity of Wisconsin stories.

Wisconsin Storytime

9/19

The Assassination Complex -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/19/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

The Assassination Complex

Jeremy Scahill

7:00 PM - Scahill exposes stunning new details about America’s secret assassination policy

The Assassination Complex

Jeremy Scahill

9/23

Lithium Jesus: A Memoir of Mania -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/23/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Lithium Jesus: A Memoir of Mania

Charles Monroe-Kane

7:00 PM - Monroe-Kane speaks on his memoir that blends engaging charm with unflinching frankness

Lithium Jesus: A Memoir of Mania

Charles Monroe-Kane

9/23

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project Reading -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/23/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project Reading

7:00 PM - The Tupelo Press 30/30 Project is a unique poem-a-day project and fundraiser which takes poetry out

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project Reading

9/27

Give Us The Ballot -   - <span class="date-display-single">09/27/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Give Us The Ballot

Ari Berman

7:00 PM - Berman charts the transformation of American democracy under the VRA from 1965 to today

Give Us The Ballot

Ari Berman

10/3

Perfume River -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/03/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Perfume River

Robert Olen Butler

7:00 PM - Butler discusses Perfume River, a novel that examines family ties and the legacy of the Vietnam War

Perfume River

Robert Olen Butler

10/4

Prophets of Eternal Fjord -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/04/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Prophets of Eternal Fjord

Kim Leine

7:00 PM - A sweeping tale of a Greenlandic community bereft by colonialism & the one priest who can save them

Prophets of Eternal Fjord

Kim Leine

10/5

Celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/05/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

Celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month

Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison

5:30 PM - Film and panel discussion highlighting dyslexia in children.

Celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month

Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison

10/11

Roughneck Grace -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/11/2016 - 4:00pm</span>

Roughneck Grace

Michael Perry

4:00 PM - Perry returns with a new essay collection from his Wisconsin State Journal column “Roughneck Grace”

Roughneck Grace

Michael Perry

10/19

2016 Friends of UW-Madison Libraries Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/19/2016 - 4:00pm</span>

2016 Friends of UW-Madison Libraries Book Sale

Friends of UW Libraries

4:00 PM - The largest used book sale in Wisconsin returns this fall!

2016 Friends of UW-Madison Libraries Book Sale

Friends of UW Libraries

10/20

Friends of the Madison Public Library Fall Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 9:00am</span>

Friends of the Madison Public Library Fall Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library

9:00 AM - Friends of the Madison Public Library are hosting the Fall Book Sale in support of the library.

Friends of the Madison Public Library Fall Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library

10/20

Examples of Anything -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 9:00am</span>

Examples of Anything

Will Santino

9:00 AM - Examples of Anything is unlike anything you've ever read. It's a novel, it's a poem, it's a painting

Examples of Anything

Will Santino

10/20

James Madison Lecture -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 4:30pm</span>

James Madison Lecture

Gordon Wood

4:30 PM - Dr. Wood will share insights from his lifelong Study of the American Revolution

James Madison Lecture

Gordon Wood

10/20

The Making of a Book: Writing, Editing, and Small Press Publication -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

The Making of a Book: Writing, Editing, and Small Press Publication

Jeremiah Lewis

5:30 PM - Snow Creek Press founders discuss the long journey they took publishing their first book.

The Making of a Book: Writing, Editing, and Small Press Publication

Jeremiah Lewis

10/20

Writing Professionals Panel -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

Writing Professionals Panel

Amy Hassinger, Michelle Wildgen, Susan Gloss

5:30 PM - The Day Job: How To Make Money And Write And Not Lose Your Mind

Writing Professionals Panel

Amy Hassinger, Michelle Wildgen, Susan Gloss

10/20

America Invertida -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

America Invertida

Jesse Lee Kercheval

5:30 PM - Kercheval pairs Spanish poems & English translations to introduce Uruguay’s vibrant literary scene

America Invertida

Jesse Lee Kercheval

10/20

Scriptorium: Poems -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Scriptorium: Poems

Melissa Range

7:00 PM - Range shares poetry on religious & linguistic authority from medieval England to modern Appalachia

Scriptorium: Poems

Melissa Range

10/20

Hidden Thunder -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Hidden Thunder

Robert Boszhardt

7:00 PM - Schrab & Boszhardt research, document and interpret petroglyphs and pictographs from past millenia

Hidden Thunder

Robert Boszhardt

10/20

All Elements Hip Hop Arts Showcase 2016 -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

All Elements Hip Hop Arts Showcase 2016

First Wave

7:00 PM - Experience visiting youth poetry slam champions and hip hop artists from cities across the Midwest.

All Elements Hip Hop Arts Showcase 2016

First Wave

10/20

2016 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture  -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

2016 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

Jacqueline Woodson

7:30 PM - Young People's Poet Laureate, Jacqueline Woodson, childhood unfolds in poems.

2016 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

Jacqueline Woodson

10/20

The Excellent Lombards -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

The Excellent Lombards

Jane Hamilton

7:30 PM - Best-selling author Hamilton shares her latest coming-of-age novel

The Excellent Lombards

Jane Hamilton

10/20

You Can't Touch My Hair -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/20/2016 - 9:00pm</span>

You Can't Touch My Hair

Phoebe Robinson

9:00 PM - An utterly modern essay collection: one that examines our cultural climate and skewers our biases

You Can't Touch My Hair

Phoebe Robinson

10/21

High School Friday 2016 -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 9:00am</span>

High School Friday 2016

9:00 AM - A great opportunity for high school students in Madison to experience a wide-range of programming!

High School Friday 2016

10/21

Some Like it Cold -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

Some Like it Cold

Larry Williams

3:00 PM - Surfing legend Williams shares the true story of how he transformed Sheboygan into a surf destinatio

Some Like it Cold

Larry Williams

10/21

Barcadia! Arcade-Era Cocktails Re-Imagined -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

Barcadia! Arcade-Era Cocktails Re-Imagined

Andre Darlington

5:30 PM - Darlington shows how to mix craft cocktails and gives the history of classic recipes & spirits

Barcadia! Arcade-Era Cocktails Re-Imagined

Andre Darlington

10/21

Wisconsin People & Ideas Writing Contest Reading 2016 -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

Wisconsin People & Ideas Writing Contest Reading 2016

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters

5:30 PM - Readings from this year's poetry and prose Wisconsin People & Ideas Writing Contest.

Wisconsin People & Ideas Writing Contest Reading 2016

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters

10/21

First Wave Voices -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

First Wave Voices

First Wave

5:30 PM - First Wave poets put their spin on the global languages of hip hop with responses by artists.

First Wave Voices

First Wave

10/21

Wisconsin on the Air -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Wisconsin on the Air

Jack Mitchell

6:00 PM - Peek behind the microphones in this history of Wisconsin Public Radio.

Wisconsin on the Air

Jack Mitchell

10/21

Under the Harrow -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Under the Harrow

Flynn Berry

6:00 PM - Flynn Berry presents her debut novel, a chilling story with a sharpness Gillian Flynn fans will love

Under the Harrow

Flynn Berry

10/21

The Pleasure of His Company -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

The Pleasure of His Company

Randall Duk Kim, Anne Occhiogrosso

7:00 PM - Performance pieces combine Shakespearean dramatic scenes and celebrations of his literature.

The Pleasure of His Company

Randall Duk Kim, Anne Occhiogrosso

10/21

Tetris: The Games People Play -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

Tetris: The Games People Play

Box Brown

7:30 PM - Brown untangles Tetris’ complex history and delves into games’ role in art, culture, and commerce

Tetris: The Games People Play

Box Brown

10/21

American Panic -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

American Panic

Mark Stein

7:30 PM - Stein gets to the heart of what drives American political panic and why certain people succumb to it

American Panic

Mark Stein

10/21

Murder on the Quai -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

Murder on the Quai

Cara Black

7:30 PM - Black presents her latest Aimée Leduc mystery

Murder on the Quai

Cara Black

10/21

Everything We Always Knew Was True -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

Everything We Always Knew Was True

James Galvin

7:30 PM - Galvin turns to highly imagistic yet intimate narratives to rain down compassion within isolation.

Everything We Always Knew Was True

James Galvin

10/21

A Perfect Score -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

A Perfect Score

Craig Hall

7:30 PM - Hall recounts his climb to receiving an elusive perfect score from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

A Perfect Score

Craig Hall

10/21

Making Waves Across The World -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 8:00pm</span>

Making Waves Across The World

First Wave, Toni Blackman, Xuman

8:00 PM - Celebrate the arrival of First Wave’s 10th cohort through a special showcase performance

Making Waves Across The World

First Wave, Toni Blackman, Xuman

10/21

Last Night's Reading -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 9:00pm</span>

Last Night's Reading

Kate Gavino

9:00 PM - Gavino shares her book; a love letter to the joy of seeing your favorite author up close & personal

Last Night's Reading

Kate Gavino

10/22

Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center’s Fall Book Sale -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 9:00am</span>

Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center’s Fall Book Sale

Friends of the CCBC

9:00 AM - Friends of the CCBC are happy host their Fall Book Sale with super bargains on books for a cause.

Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center’s Fall Book Sale

Friends of the CCBC

10/22

Hip Hop Education Summit -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:00am</span>

Hip Hop Education Summit

Jeff Chang, Chris Emdin, First Wave, Brian Mooney, Toni Blackman

10:00 AM - Workshops and break outs showcasing the power and potential of using hip hop in the classroom.

Hip Hop Education Summit

Jeff Chang, Chris Emdin, First Wave, Brian Mooney, Toni Blackman

10/22

Be A Friend / Penguin's Christmas Wish -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:30am</span>

Be A Friend / Penguin's Christmas Wish

Salina Yoon

10:30 AM - Salina Yoon presents her two latest children's books.

Be A Friend / Penguin's Christmas Wish

Salina Yoon

10/22

I Will Send Rain -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:30am</span>

I Will Send Rain

Rae Meadows

10:30 AM - Meadows shares a piercing story of family, resilience, and fierce love set in the Dust Bowl years

I Will Send Rain

Rae Meadows

10/22

The Song Poet -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:30am</span>

The Song Poet

Kao Kalia Yang

10:30 AM - The story of Bee Yang, a song poet who sacrificed much to build a future for his children in America

The Song Poet

Kao Kalia Yang

10/22

I'm Judging You -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:30am</span>

I'm Judging You

Luvvie Ajayi

10:30 AM - Culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com gives advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essays

I'm Judging You

Luvvie Ajayi

10/22

Miss Paul and The President & Two Friends -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:30am</span>

Miss Paul and The President & Two Friends

Dean Robbins

10:30 AM - Alice Paul shows voters-to-be how important it is to never back down from a cause you believe in!

Miss Paul and The President & Two Friends

Dean Robbins

10/22

On Fourth Lake: A Social History of Lake Mendota -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 10:30am</span>

On Fourth Lake: A Social History of Lake Mendota

Don Sanford

10:30 AM - The story of the people, places, and events that have shaped the shoreline of Lake Mendota.

On Fourth Lake: A Social History of Lake Mendota

Don Sanford

10/22

The Fever of 1721 -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

The Fever of 1721

Stephen Coss

12:00 PM - Coss discusses The Boston smallpox epidemic of 1721, a prominent turning point in American history

The Fever of 1721

Stephen Coss

10/22

The Way to the Spring -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

The Way to the Spring

Ben Ehrenreich

12:00 PM - Ordinary Palestinians and telling their story with surpassing literary power and grace.

The Way to the Spring

Ben Ehrenreich

10/22

Weapons of Math Destruction -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

Weapons of Math Destruction

Cathy O'Neil

12:00 PM - O’Neil digs into the mathematical engines running the modern world; a warning of software’s tyranny

Weapons of Math Destruction

Cathy O'Neil

10/22

The Matchmakers of Minnow Bay -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

The Matchmakers of Minnow Bay

Kelly Harms

12:00 PM - Madison author Kelly Harms trains her eye on the love lives of Lily Stewart and Ben Hutchinson.

The Matchmakers of Minnow Bay

Kelly Harms

10/22

The 100 Year Miracle -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 1:00pm</span>

The 100 Year Miracle

Ashley Ream

1:00 PM - Ashley Ream presents her latest whip-smart, powerful and captivating novel: The 100 Year Miracle

The 100 Year Miracle

Ashley Ream

10/22

Fates & Traitors -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 1:30pm</span>

Fates & Traitors

Jennifer Chiaverini

1:30 PM - A riveting work of historical fiction about John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his secret

Fates & Traitors

Jennifer Chiaverini

10/22

Utopia is Creepy -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 1:30pm</span>

Utopia is Creepy

Nicholas Carr

1:30 PM - Utopia Is Creepy compels us to question the technological momentum that has trapped us in its flow

Utopia is Creepy

Nicholas Carr

10/22

Days of Awe -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 1:30pm</span>

Days of Awe

Lauren Fox

1:30 PM - Fox brings us a daring book that explores marriage, motherhood, and the surprising shape of new love

Days of Awe

Lauren Fox

10/22

The Midnight Star -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 1:30pm</span>

The Midnight Star

Marie Lu

1:30 PM - The thrilling finale to the New York Times bestselling Young Elites series.

The Midnight Star

Marie Lu

10/22

America's War for the Greater Middle East -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 2:00pm</span>

America's War for the Greater Middle East

Andrew Bacevich

2:00 PM - Colonel & author Bacevich provides a searing reassessment of U.S. military policy in the Middle East

America's War for the Greater Middle East

Andrew Bacevich

10/22

The Sacred Disease -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

The Sacred Disease

Kristin Seaborg

3:00 PM - A memoir of discovery, acceptance, and hope.

The Sacred Disease

Kristin Seaborg

10/22

Thrill Me -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

Thrill Me

Benjamin Percy

3:00 PM - Percy discovers how contemporary writers engage writing in service of one dictum: Thrill the reader

Thrill Me

Benjamin Percy

10/22

We Gon' Be Alright -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

We Gon' Be Alright

Jeff Chang

3:00 PM - Powerful essays taking a wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests

We Gon' Be Alright

Jeff Chang

10/22

Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir

Thomas Pecore Weso

3:00 PM - Tribal member Thomas Pecore Weso takes readers on a cook's journey through Wisconsin's north woods.

Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir

Thomas Pecore Weso

10/22

Finding an Agent Workshop -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

Finding an Agent Workshop

Chloe Benjamin

3:00 PM - How does an author find an agent?

Finding an Agent Workshop

Chloe Benjamin

10/22

The Hopefuls -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 3:00pm</span>

The Hopefuls

Jennifer Close

3:00 PM - A glorious send­up of young D.C. and a blazingly honest portrait of a marriage­.

The Hopefuls

Jennifer Close

10/22

The Millionaire and The Bard -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 4:30pm</span>

The Millionaire and The Bard

Andrea Mays

4:30 PM - The miraculous and romantic story of Shakespeare’s First Folio.

The Millionaire and The Bard

Andrea Mays

10/22

After the Dam -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 4:30pm</span>

After the Dam

Amy Hassinger

4:30 PM - A gripping novel depicting the transformative power of motherhood with honesty, wit, and compassion.

After the Dam

Amy Hassinger

10/22

Against Everything -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 4:30pm</span>

Against Everything

Mark Greif

4:30 PM - Essays address key topics in the cultural and intellectual life of our time.

Against Everything

Mark Greif

10/22

Children of the New World -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 5:00pm</span>

Children of the New World

Alexander Weinstein

5:00 PM - Weinstein grapples with how our ever-growing dependence on new technologies shapes our society

Children of the New World

Alexander Weinstein

10/22

Teaching Hip Hop Culture -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Teaching Hip Hop Culture

Brian Mooney, Chris Emdin

6:00 PM - Two leading hip hop scholars put forward innovative approaches to transforming education.

Teaching Hip Hop Culture

Brian Mooney, Chris Emdin

10/22

Lions -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Lions

Bonnie Nadzam

6:00 PM - An arresting novel about a young couple whose love is threatened by the arrival of a stranger.

Lions

Bonnie Nadzam

10/22

Mapping the Heavens -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

Mapping the Heavens

6:00 PM - Yale professor Natarajan discusses her book on the “greatest hits” of cosmological discoveries

Mapping the Heavens

10/22

The Politics of Resentment -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 6:00pm</span>

The Politics of Resentment

Kathy Cramer

6:00 PM - The Politics of Resentment shows that rural resentment plays a major role in dividing America.

The Politics of Resentment

Kathy Cramer

10/22

Big Ideas, Busy People: Shakespeare's Genome? -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 7:00pm</span>

Big Ideas, Busy People: Shakespeare's Genome?

Joshua Calhoun

7:00 PM - Five leading thinkers will feature their groundbreaking work at this unique event.

Big Ideas, Busy People: Shakespeare's Genome?

Joshua Calhoun

10/22

The Sympathizer & Nothing Ever Dies -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 7:30pm</span>

The Sympathizer & Nothing Ever Dies

Viet Thanh Nguyen

7:30 PM - Pulitzer Prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen will discuss his two latest books

The Sympathizer & Nothing Ever Dies

Viet Thanh Nguyen

10/22

Hue-Man -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 8:00pm</span>

Hue-Man

Rain Wilson

8:00 PM - Perform pieces that will broaden, deepen, and stimulate conversations about policing.

Hue-Man

Rain Wilson

10/22

Finding the Flavors We Lost -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 8:00pm</span>

Finding the Flavors We Lost

Patric Kuh

8:00 PM - An exploration of our cultural demand for “artisanal” foods in a world dominated by corporate food.

Finding the Flavors We Lost

Patric Kuh

10/22

Atlas Obscura -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2016 - 9:00pm</span>

Atlas Obscura

Ella Morton

9:00 PM - Anyone can be a tourist. Atlas Obscura is for the explorer.

Atlas Obscura

Ella Morton

10/23

Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company  -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 10:30am</span>

Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company

Michael Lenehan

10:30 AM - Much Ado provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the lauded American Players Theatre

Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company

Michael Lenehan

10/23

Run for Literacy 2016 -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 10:30am</span>

Run for Literacy 2016

Literacy Network

10:30 AM - Support the Literacy Network's effort to support adults in Dane County to learn literacy skills.

Run for Literacy 2016

Literacy Network

10/23

Braving It -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 10:30am</span>

Braving It

James Campbell

10:30 AM - An ode to disappearing wilderness and a profound meditation on the role of nature in a child's life.

Braving It

James Campbell

10/23

North of Dixie -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 10:30am</span>

North of Dixie

Mark Speltz

10:30 AM - Speltz adds to the scope of the civil rights movement with images of activists outside the South

North of Dixie

Mark Speltz

10/23

The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

Anne Trubek

12:00 PM - Trubek argues that the decline of handwriting in daily life does not signal civilization's decline.

The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

Anne Trubek

10/23

Book of Hulga -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

Book of Hulga

Rita Mae Reese

12:00 PM - Reese shares her latest book of poetry that wrestles with the long shadow of Flannery O'Connor

Book of Hulga

Rita Mae Reese

10/23

Performing New Lives -   - <span class="date-display-single">10/23/2016 - 12:00pm</span>

Performing New Lives

Jonathan Shailor

12:00 PM - Shailor discusses his new book on the first years of The Shakespeare Prison Project

Performing New Lives

Jonathan Shailor

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