Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Edward Ball, his latest book is the most extraordinary family memoir I have ever read, Life Of A Klansman: A Family History In White Supremacy, from the good people at Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Demographers tell us that about 137 million white Americans – more […]
Madison BookBeat highlights local authors and book events. The show, hosted by Stu Levitan, 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.
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Sarah Chayes, her latest book is On Corruption in America and What is At Stake, from the good people at Penguin Random House. It has been said that the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. One of the ways that […]
Madison BookBeat – Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers. Stu Levitan welcomes Brian Alexander, his new book is The Hospital: Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town, just out from the good people at St. Martin’s Press. Brian will be presenting at the Wisconsin Book Festival tomorrow evening, Tuesday March 30, at […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Miles Harvey for a conversation about his new book, The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch. Miles gave a very successful talk at the Wisconsin Book Festival last fall. Alas, […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Howard Sherman, author of Another Day’s Begun: Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the 21st Century as we add a new category – books about plays by Madison playwrights. That’s right, Thornton Wilder – the only person to receive Pulitzer Prizes for both Drama and the […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes University of Wisconsin Professor Chad Alan Goldberg, editor of an important new volume Education for Democracy: Renewing the Wisconsin Idea, from our very good friends at the University of Wisconsin Press. But before we hear from the good professor, you should know that you have […]