Pledge Drive Book List

Friday, 14 June 2013 | A Public Affair

Thank you so much to everyone who has pledged during our Summer Pledge Drive. You make WORT possible.

booksAlso, a thanks to all of the wonderful publishing companies who help supply WORT with review copies during our pledge drive. Now you can help support them as well. If you are interested in any of the books from this pledge drive but were unable to get a copy for some reason, we’ve compiled a list of all the books that were featured and the publishers link where you can purchase them from! This is also a great list if you’re just looking for some summer reading.



List of Books From Pledge Drive 2013


Book: “The Working-Class Majority”
Author: Michael Zweig
Publisher: Cornell University


Book: “Confronting Evils: Terror, Torture, and Genocide”
Claudia Card
Publisher: Cambridge



Book: “Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns”
Author: Ralph Nader
Publisher: Seven Stories Press


Book: “Censored 2013”
Author: Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips
Publisher: Project Censored


Book: Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago
Author: Christine Walley
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press


Book: The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude
Author: Andrew Nikiforuk
Publisher: Greystone Books


Book: Sister: An African American Life in Search of Justice
Author: Sylvia Bell White and Jody LePage
Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press


Book: Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties
Author: Matthew Levin
Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press


Book/Film: Dirty Wars
Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publisher: Nation Books



A Public Affair
A Public Affair
Weekdays @ Noon
John Quinlan, Carousel Bayrd, Tim Hansel, Karma Chavez, Allen Ruff, & Esty Dinur
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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