Sholes Award Winner’s Book Picks

Daniel Golden, who is Boswell Book Company owner and recipient of this year’s Christopher Latham Sholes Award to be presented at the Council for Wisconsin Writers’ Awards Banquet on May 16, has listed his favorite newly released books, all by authors with Wisconsin ties:


“Almost Crimson” by Dasha Kelly
“The Jesus Cow” by Michael Perry
“Meet Me Halfway” by Jennifer Morales
“Days of Awe” by Lauren Fox
“Rise from the River” by Kathie Giorgio
“A Winsome Murder” by James DeVita


“A Field Guide to Awkward Silences” by Alexandra Petri
“Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land” by Sandy Tolan
“Elsie de Wolfe’s Paris” by Charlie Scheips
“The China Mirage” by James Bradley
“The Man Who Painted the Universe: The Story of a Planetarium in the Heart of the North Woods” by Ron Legro & Avi Lank
“Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South” by Andrew Maraniss

For more information about the CWW Awards Banquet and to make reservations to help celebrate Daniel Golden’s award and the authors he helps promote, whose work is also being recognized, please go to



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