Stu Levitan welcomes historian Ben Hubing, author of the new book George Wallace in Wisconsin: The Divisive Campaigns that Shaped a Civil Rights Legacy. Only one person ran for president […]
Madison BookBeat highlights local authors and book events. The show, hosted by Stu Levitan, George Dreckmann, Angie Trudell Vasquez, and Devin Trudell, airs every Monday afternoon from 1-2 pm.
What happened to Letters and Politics?
We know our listeners love Mitch Jeserich's insightful interviews on Letters and Politics from KPFA. We will still air the show on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. You may also find the show online, anytime.
What is the theme music?
The theme music is titled “Little Sherry," off the Nick's Bump album from renowned Madison jazz musician Ben Sidran.
In Standing Up, Ellen Bravo and Larry Miller take inspiration from five decades of organizing to craft a novel about the people who clean bloody hospital sheets, forge parts for […]
Stu Levitan welcomes Madison native Doug Moe for a conversation about his new biography of the UW’s first director of women’s athletics, Kit Saunders-Nordeen. On June 23rd 1972, President Richard […]
This week on Madison Book Beat, host Rusty Russell speaks with poet Marilyn Taylor. Marilyn Taylor is a former Poet Laureate of Wisconsin, and of the city of Milwaukee. Her […]
What ideas made our country what it is today? In her latest book, UW-Madison history professor Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen explores the history of thinkers and their thoughts in shaping public thought […]
Stu Levitan welcomes Kim Oclon for a conversation about her new LGBTQ coming of age novel, The War on All Fronts. What would life be like for two closeted young […]