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 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 attorney and author Dean Strang, whose latest book Keep the Wretches in Order: America’s Biggest Mass Trial, the Rise of the Justice Department and the Fall of the IWW is from our friends at the University of Wisconsin Press, with a new paperback edition […]
Madison authors, topics, book events & publishers Stu welcomes Madison’s own John Nichols, author of The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics, from the fine folks at Verso Press. As to Henry A. Wallace, he was, during the thirties and forties, the highest-ranking American […]
Madison Authors, Topics, Book Events, Publishers Host Stu Levitan welcomes to Madison BookBeat Andrew Maraniss, author of Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team and the 1936 Olympics in Hitler’s Germany” to Madison BookBeat on WORT, 89.9 FM (Madison WI) You all know what basketball is, you all know […]
Madison authors, topics, book events & publishers Stu Levitan welcomes former Madison journalist Bill Christofferson, author of The Man From Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson, himself a former Madisonian, from our friends at the University of Wisconsin Press, still located right here in Madison. As to Gaylord Nelson – Tom Brokaw calls […]
Madison Authors, Topics, Book Events, Publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Matthew Levin, who scores a trifecta — he’s a PhD from the UW, and the author of “Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties” from our friends at the University of Wisconsin Press. As to the topic – in the 1960s, the […]