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
146 Pages
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
Cheese: The Making of a Wisconsin Tradition
Wisconsin has not always been the dairy state, but cheese is a notable part of its heritage. Capturing the voices of farmers, milk haulers, makers, and graders, Jerry Apps provides a rich view into...
September 22, 2020
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
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 Day Trips by Theme (Revised)

Get the Wisconsin guidebook that's organized by theme, so you can choose what to do and then find a place to do it!

If you've ever asked, "What should we do today?" then you've...

May 24, 2016
Adventure Publications
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
Globe Pequot Press
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
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
424 Pages

New Arrivals

Hell of a Book
Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us
Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu
Tracy Flick Can't Win
Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle
Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches That Would Have Rewritten History
Books of Jacob
How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question