Author Archives: Jessica

Let’s Talk Books! Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Jessica    April 5, 2018    Comments Off on Let’s Talk Books! Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

In the video below, Jessica talks about Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. It’s a fascinating look at the housing crisis in Milwaukee. Watch the video and visit our catalog to find this item in …

Red Notice: A true story of high finance, murder, and one man’s fight for justice by Bill Browder

Jessica    April 2, 2018    Comments Off on Red Notice: A true story of high finance, murder, and one man’s fight for justice by Bill Browder

Red Notice is a true story of one man’s fight with the Russian government.  Bill Browder was young, ambitious and fresh-out-of-college when he entered the financial market in 1989. Because of his interest in his family’s history, he declares to …

Blankets by Craig Thompson

Jessica    March 26, 2018    Comments Off on Blankets by Craig Thompson

Blankets is an autobiographical graphic novel by Craig Thompson depicting the author’s early years growing up in rural Wisconsin. It’s a story of finding one’s self and of finding love. Thompson’s skill as an artist and storyteller turns the snowy …