WORT 89.9FM Madison · New York Times Best Selling Author, Jordan Ellenberg, Talks About His Most Recent Release Jordan Ellenberg is the John D MacArthur professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin Madison . He is the author of the New York Times Best Seller How Not to Be Wrong, the Power of Mathematical […]
Today on the show, Ali kicks off WORT’s fall pledge drive with Jen Rubin, author of We Are Staying, an account of the shuttering of family-owned Radio Clinic and gentrification in Manhattan’s West Side. Jen Rubin is a lifelong storyteller and co-producer of the Moth StorySLAM in Madison. She works at the Wisconsin Historical Society Press […]
The Nice Thing About Strangers is a collection of very short non-fiction stories from Paige Erickson’s years of travel. Stories about precocious children, four minute bus romances, awkward conversations in broken languages, and myriad ordinary encounters on the sides of interstates and streets populate the pages of this book. A Public Affair host Karma Chavez […]
(WORT) — Former State Senator Tim Cullen is out with a new book chronicling his experience during the tumultuous passage of Governor Scott Walker’s Act 10.
How did the United States bring the Taliban back from the dead? How did Americans resurrect the insurgency that persists to this day? What is the truth behind out country’s longest war? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Did the FBI push MLK to commit suicide? Did the CIA enlist the Mafia to kill Fidel Castro? Did the NSA get copies of all telegrams leaving the country? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!