local authors http://wmuk.org en 'Paint' Imagines What Shakespeare's Dark Lady Was Like http://wmuk.org/post/paint-imagines-what-shakespeares-dark-lady-was <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Literary scholar </span><a href="http://gracetiffany.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Grace Tiffany</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> likes to puzzle over those minor characters in Shakespeare’s plays that we don’t hear much about.</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:48:46 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13527 at http://wmuk.org 'Paint' Imagines What Shakespeare's Dark Lady Was Like WSW: An Archaeology of Yearning http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-archaeology-yearning <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kalamazoo College English Professor Bruce Mills wanted to write a book that told the story of him and his family.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:12:54 +0000 Gordon Evans 12261 at http://wmuk.org WSW: An Archaeology of Yearning Wedded to the Land: Stories from life on an organic farm http://wmuk.org/post/wedded-land-stories-life-organic-farm <p>Every season, WMUK correspondent <a href="http://www.joandonaldson.com/">Joan Donaldson</a> gives us a snapshot of what life is like living off-the-grid on her organic fruit farm. Now you can read all about it in her new book <em>Wedded to the Land</em>.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Saturday, Donaldson and other local authors will be at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.kazoobooks.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kazoo Books</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on Parkview Avenue for the store’s&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">4th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Annual Author’s Day. Donaldson will be there from noon to 1:30.</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 02:33:09 +0000 Zinta Aistars 10921 at http://wmuk.org Wedded to the Land: Stories from life on an organic farm Annie's Ghosts: A memoir of uncovered family secrets http://wmuk.org/post/annies-ghosts-memoir-uncovered-family-secrets <p>The book Annie&rsquo;s Ghosts was picked as this year&rsquo;s the Great Michigan Read, which means it will be the subject of discussions around the state. Its author, Steve Luxenberg, will be at some of those events, including the one at Portage District Library on Monday at&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">6:30 p.m.</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 01:46:57 +0000 Zinta Aistars 9035 at http://wmuk.org Annie's Ghosts: A memoir of uncovered family secrets Murder in Battle Creek: The Mysterious Death of Daisy Zick http://wmuk.org/post/murder-battle-creek-mysterious-death-daisy-zick <p>In 1963, Daisy Zick was stabbed 27 times at her home in Battle Creek. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s an unsolved case that locals are still talking about today. It’s also the subject of <em>Murder in Battle Creek: The Mysterious Death of Daisy&nbsp;</em></span><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Zick</span></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;by <a href="http://www.blainepardoe.com/">Blaine&nbsp;</a></span><a href="http://www.blainepardoe.com/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pardoe</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:33:01 +0000 Zinta Aistars 7959 at http://wmuk.org Murder in Battle Creek: The Mysterious Death of Daisy Zick