Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Madeline Uraneck, author of How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted (Wisconsin Historical Society Press) on a very special day – the first day of our winter pledge drive. That’s right, you hear us throughout the year, […]
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 An encore presentation of a program which originally aired November 23, 2020. Stu Levitan welcomes one of the brightest new stars in the literary firmament, Danielle Evans, coming back to Madison on Wednesday, virtually at least, to present her new collection The Office of Historical Corrections at the […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers. On this third Monday of February, a day commonly, but mistakenly, called President’s Day, Stu Levitan welcomes UW Professor Emeritus John Milton Cooper, Jr., for a discussion of one of the most important presidents in American history – Thomas Woodrow Wilson, whose legacy is as complex and controversial […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes the award-winning Black, Queer and Poz poet and performer Danez Smith, who will be at the Central Library tonight at 7 pm, in support of their brand new collection Homie, poems about friendship and loss and violence and love, it’s a presentation by our friends […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Prof. Francine Hirsch, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal After World War II. Published by Oxford University Press, it is an award-winning reappraisal of […]
Madison authors, topics, book events, publishers. Stu Levitan welcomes Madison’s own Mary Lang Sollinger, founder and former owner of The Peacock clothing store on State Street, activist and community organizer, former mayoral candidate, Democratic fundraiser extraordinaire and now author of the award-winning From Inspiration to Activism: A Personal Journey Through Obama’s Presidential Campaign, published by […]