Stu Levitan is in the studio for this pledge drive edition of Madison BookBeat. He’s joined by Curt Meine, Associate Adjunct Professor in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and author of Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work and The Essential Aldo Leopold: Quotations and Commentaries (1999). He’s also joined by Kathy Miner, […]
A conversation with Brad Schreiber, whose new book “Music Is Power: Popular Music, Social Justice and the Will to Change,” is an annotated tour through a century of politically conscious music, from union songs to heavy metal, rock to rap.
Conversation with P. Carl, author of Becoming A Man: The Story of a Transition. Writing in the Progressive magazine, our friend Bill Lueders calls Becoming A Man “a powerful blend of raw candor and tender vulnerability,” a “celebration of self-discovery” filled with “heartbreaking honesty” and fresh insights into gender, power and injustice. The New Yorker’s Elizabeth […]
The Madison BookBeat conversation with Black, Queer, Poz poet/performer Danez Smith (“Homie”).
The Madison BookBeat conversation with Vietnam veteran Doug Bradley and UW professor emeritus Craig Werner about their book We Gotta Get Out of this Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War” and Doug’s new book Who’ll Stop The Rain: Respect, Remembrance and Reconciliation in post-Vietnam America”
The Madison BookBeat interview with Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten, editor of “Justice For All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee,” (Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2019) the late civil rights leader, attorney and Wisconsin State Representative who fought a successful 12-year legal battle to desegregate the Milwaukee Public Schools.