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The Last Elephants (New Stuff Tuesday)

This post is written by Hanna Srour, Reference Desk Student Assistant. Oftentimes, nonfiction books are thought to be rather dull or irrelevant. The Last Elephants is absolutely neither of these things. Containing a large variety of articles, photographs, and poetry, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 1, 2019

whiskey words & a shovel by Author r. h. Sin New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor PS3619.I56674 W5 2016 This well-received book of poetry is the first in a trilogy. The Andersen Library owns all three books in the Main Collection … Continue reading

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Hear the Wisconsin poet laureate

Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-18 Poet Laureate, will present some of her work on Thurs., Apr. 5th, at 5 p.m. in Laurentide in the 3rd-floor “living room area.” It’s a celebration of Poetry Month! There will be some refreshments (RSVP to … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 12, 2016

There Are Things We Live Among: Poems by Patrick Moran. Our very own Professor Moran won the Grayson Books Poetry Prize in 2015 and has published this book of poetry as a result. Continue reading

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Bare Knuckle Warrior Poetics

Cameron Conaway, a former mixed martial arts fighter and award-winning writer, will talk about “Bare Knuckle Warrior Poetics: On Fighting, Writing, and the Worlds Between” at 7p.m. on Mon., Feb. 29 in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 23, 2015

The Essential Ginsberg edited by Michael Schumacher. Allen Ginsberg is a genius! Continue reading

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Juan Felipe Herrera

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has announced that in the fall, Juan Felipe Herrera will serve as the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2015-2016. He will be the first Hispanic poet to serve. Read more about him … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 30, 2014

The Best American Poetry: 2014. Guest editor Terrance Hayes. Series editor David Lehman. PS615 .B474 2014, New Arrivals, 2nd floor. Every year since 1988 the fine folks at Scribner Poetry have come out with a new volume containing the cream of the year’s poetry crop. Continue reading

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El laberinto de la soledad (The Labyrinth of Solitude)

Dr. Rubén Medina, poet and chair of the Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese at UW-Madison, spoke about The Labyrinth of Solitude, written by Nobel Prize-winner Octavio Paz, on Tues., Sept. 23, at 3:45pm as part of the Latino Heritage Lecture … Continue reading

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Book Sale – September 2014

It’s time for new books for the monthly sale Continue reading

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