For many people, books provide comfort, distraction, or a window into another world—something we could all use a little bit more of these days. Today’s show explores how readers are accessing books and supporting local bookstores and literary events in new ways, from the distance. First, we talk to Joanne Berg, Jayne Rowsam, and Charlotte Colaluca […]
Every December, Patty has a tradition of looking at the year in books with Joanne Berg and Jayne Rowsam of independent bookstore Mystery to Me. Today on the show, they talk about some of their favorites in mysteries and other fiction, non-fiction, children’s and YA literature, cookbooks, and more. They also touch on Mystery to Me’s bilingual book club, […]
It’s a celebration of books! Patty is joined in the studio by Joanne Berg and Jayne Rowsam of independent bookstore Mystery to Me for their annual chat about the year in books. They discuss surviving the Monroe Street construction as a small business, the bookstore’s involvement in the Wisconsin Book Festival, and their support of […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Joanne Berg, owner of independent bookstore Mystery to Me. They discuss writers’ groups, activities with literacy groups, store events, and the top fiction, nonfiction, and mysteries of 2017 , and what books to look forward to in 2018.