Wisconsin History & Culture

Redeeming Justice: From Defendant to Defender, My Fight for Equity on Both Sides of a Broken System
"A moving and beautifully crafted memoir."--SCOTT TUROW
"A daring act of justified defiance."--SHAKA SENGHOR
"Nothing less than heroic."--JOHN GRISHAM


September 14, 2021
Convergent Books
304 Pages
Then Garth Became Elvis: A Country Music Writer's Journey with the Stars, 1985-2010

Discover (country) stars in their own voice!

Discover country music stars' most insightful, unguarded comments, told to award-winning writer Tom Alesia, during...

November 2, 2021
Grissom Press
Brave Crossing: A Journey In-Between

Brave Crossing: A Journey In-Between

Alvarez Stroud, Maria

This coming-of-age saga is told through the eyes of Ricardo, a young Spanish-Filipino, as he voyages to America in 1916. He embarked on his journey thinking he was leaving behind war, rampant...

August 1, 2021
Little Creek Press
298 Pages
Wisconsin Agriculture: A History

"I'm embarrassed to say I thought I knew anything substantial about Wisconsin agriculture or its history before I read this book. 'Wisconsin Agriculture' should be required reading in history...

September 15, 2015
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
336 Pages
Ringlingville USA: The Stupendous Story of Seven Siblings and Their Stunning Circus Suc

The Ringling Brothers began their business under the most modest of circumstances and through hard work, business savvy, and some luck created the largest, most famous circus in the world. They...

October 6, 2004
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
280 Pages
Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook: Iconic Fare and Nostalgia from Landmark Eateries
The supper club is a tradition and now somewhat of a phenomenon found in the Upper Midwestern states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Iowa. They are so retro that they are...
September 1, 2015
Birdman of Koshkonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien
Thure Kumlien was one of Wisconsin's earliest Swedish settlers and an accomplished ornithologist, botanist, and naturalist in the mid-1800s, though his name is not well known today. He settled on...
April 20, 2021
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
328 Pages
Studying Wisconsin: The Life of Increase Lapham, Early Chronicler of Plants, Rocks, Rivers, Mounds and All Things Wisconsin

With masterful storytelling, Bergland and Hayes demonstrate how Lapham blended his ravenous curiosity with an equable temperament and a passion for detail to create a legacy that is...

April 25, 2014
Historic Photos of Milwaukee

Historic Photos of Milwaukee

Chasco, Elizabeth
From the original founding fathers of Juneau, Kilbourn and Walker to becoming the brewing capitol of the world, Historic Photos of Milwaukee is a photographic history collected from the areas top...
May 1, 2007
Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms, and People
Why do Salvatore's tomato pies have the sauce on the top? Where did chef Tami Lax learn to identify mushrooms in the woods? How did Morris develop its signature ramen?

Farm-to-table is a cliché...

December 21, 2021
University of Wisconsin Press

New Arrivals

Summer Place
Books of Jacob
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How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question