Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten to discuss the book she edited about her father, “Justice For All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee,” published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Lloyd Augustus Barbee was an attorney, a state legislator, and the man who fought and won a […]
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 Madison native and former WISC TV sports reporter and anchor Jessie Garcia, in a conversation about her book Going For Wisconsin Gold: Stories of Our State’s Olympians, from our good friends at the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. The spine-tingling thrill of victory. The mind-numbing agony […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers For the first show of his second season, Stu Levitan welcomes Madison native and retired Milwaukee Fire Captain Gregory Renz, author of the award-winning debut novel, Beneath the Flames, and an actual hero. Guilt. Inner peace. Racism. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Farms and station houses, rural Wisconsin and […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers. Stu Levitan welcomes Danielle McGuire, author of the ground-breaking and award-winning book, At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance–a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power. Danielle clicks on two criteria, as a double […]
Madison authors, topics, book events, and publishers. Stu Levitan welcomes Sarah M. Broom, recipient of the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction for her brilliant memoir, The Yellow House. This is an encore of our conversation which aired on July 13, right before her book tour for the paperback edition. That tour began right here […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Madison’s own Harvey Briggs, co-author of a book that, frankly, may be just a little outside the traditional experiences of the average WORT listener. The book is Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making A Legend, a richly illustrated up-close and personal look at the most prestigious motor […]