Tag Archives: novels

Of Mice and Men

On February 6, 1937, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men was published, a book that he also made into a play. I vividly remember seeing a production of the play at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis as a school trip. … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Books & Bites

OK, thank you to the public library in town for tweeting about this site… Are you looking for a good, fun read to break up all that studying? Do you like food? Well, the Books & Bites facebook page is … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Finn

On Feb. 18, 1885, Mark Twain‘s novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in the United States. How many of us have gone along on Huck and Jim’s trip down the Mississippi? How many of us have studied this novel … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Cats

A co-worker passed along a couple of cute cat stories. One is about a cat in the Milwaukee area with 26 toes (that’s 2 extra per paw!) that’s helping raise money for a new facility ($26 dollars at a time), … Continue reading

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Celebrate faculty & staff scholarship and creative achievements

The 24th annual exhibition of scholarly & creative works by UWW faculty & staff will celebrate accomplishments of the past year across a range of disciplines. A sampling of the articles, artwork, books, dance and conference presentations produced by 67 … Continue reading

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Big Read: To Kill a Mockingbird

UWW & surrounding communities are taking part in “The Big Read” featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Events are scheduled throughout April at sites such as local libraries and museums, and in the UWW’s Young Auditorium. See … Continue reading

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Author John Updike died

John Updike died last Tuesday of lung cancer. He was the author of more than 50 books and twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for titles in the tetralogy about the life and death of Harry “Rabbit” … Continue reading

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Browsing the Library

New for Spring semester: The Library’s “Browsing” collections on the 2nd (main) floor. When you enter the Library, walk straight ahead into the Browsing collections, which include: Browsing DVDs: Popular feature films have been separated and are arranged by their … Continue reading

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Benjamin Button, Fitzgerald, Max Tivoli, and Greer

I saw the movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” over the holidays. I enjoyed it, but it was long, and the premise required significant suspension of disbelief (I mean, how would it be physically possible to grow younger?!). But … Continue reading

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Cristina Garcia @ UWW 12/1/08

Cristina Garcia will be at Young Auditorium on Mon.┬áDec. 1st, 7 pm, for the Community Reading Initiative co-sponsored by the Auditorium and the College of Letters and Sciences. Her 2007 novel A Handbook to Luck tells the story of three … Continue reading

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