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November 20, 2015
New librarian from Woodbury gets to know lay of land in Hudson
by meg heaton firstname.lastname@example.org Tina Norris of Woodbury is the new director of the Hudson Area Library. She says the best part of...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 17, 2015
Australian fantasy author speaks at Woodbury Middle next week
Internationally bestselling author John Flanagan will be speaking at Woodbury Middle School next week. He visits at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19. Flanagan is the author of the series, “The Ranger’s Apprentice.”
October 17, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 16, 2015
Library offers ‘Maker Fest’
“Maker Fest,” an opportunity for visitors to build a birdhouse, carve a wooden spoon, learn how 3-D printers work, enjoy robotics and see...
October 16, 2015 - 8:04am
Afton author to read, sign work
Afton resident Diane Dettmann will read from her latest novel, “Courageous Footsteps: A WWII Novel,” from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St., Hudson, Wis. Dettmann will also be signing copies of the novel, which explores the lives of two Japanese...
October 16, 2015 - 8:02am
August 17, 2015
In new book, Afton author follows footsteps of history
Afton author Diane Dettmann has already released two books, both nonfiction, so she thought it was about time to try her hand at fiction writing....
August 17, 2015 - 1:26pm
July 7, 2015
Woodbury author releases debut novel about family
The thought of writing novel had always been in the back of Kerstin March’s mind. “As an English major I fell in love with so many authors...
July 7, 2015 - 7:24am
April 23, 2015
Book buddies: A Greener Read recycles old books
Looking to downsize your personal library? A Woodbury business can help with that. A Greener Read offers readers a chance to recycle their used...
April 23, 2015 - 10:29am
October 18, 2013
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
This witty wonder may be for you My literary almanac tells me that on this day in 1854, Oscar O’Flahertie Fingal Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde, once the toast of venues as varied as London, England and Deadwood, S.D.
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
August 29, 2013
Book Report: Literary tribute to this couple is overdue
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody,...
August 29, 2013 - 12:40pm
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
August 9, 2013
Book Report: Arabian legend, tailored coats revived
Just about the time you think you’ll scream if you’re confronted with another monumental biography, another epic movie, an enigmatic play about T.E. Lawrence, along comes journalist Scott Anderson with a monumental tome, titled “Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly...
August 9, 2013 - 12:51pm
August 1, 2013
Book Report: Not a waste to read poet’s letters
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned...
August 1, 2013 - 10:06am
July 25, 2013
Book Report: Even a grudging reader will like these stories
If you’re a science fiction buff, have I got a book for you to take to the lake.
July 25, 2013 - 3:13pm
July 18, 2013
Book Report: Ya betcha, Wisconsinites are distinctive
Wisconsin Talk and Inferno discussed by Dave Wood, past vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle and former book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
July 18, 2013 - 8:39am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm