Charles Monroe-Kane, producer of Wisconsin Public Radio’s “To the Best of Our Knowledge,” bares all in “Lithium Jesus,” his TMI memoir of excess and mental illness. more »

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM Books


Brittainy Lauback

A sister searches for a disappeared brother in “The Sleeping World,” a debut novel from Madison native Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes set in 1970s Spain. more »

Sep 8, 2016 5:00 AM Books

Sagashus Levingston, a Ph.D. candidate at UW-Madison, has Kickstarted a coffee table book called “Infamous Mothers.” The book tells the stories of marginalized black women and how they overcame obstacles to become change-makers. more »

Aug 25, 2016 5:00 AM Books

Just in time for the Rio Olympics, Jessie Garcia, Wisconsin’s first female sportscaster, publishes “Going for Wisconsin Gold,” a history of our state’s finest athletes. more »

Aug 11, 2016 5:00 AM Books


Robert D Beaverson

After years of rejections from publishers, Fitchburg-based author Pat Zietlow Miller is on a roll. She has two new books out this year, “Sophie’s Squash Go to School” and “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville.” more »

Aug 4, 2016 5:00 AM Books

Four misfits embark on an epic road trip through Mexico’s drug cartel country in “The Hemingway Thief,” a strong debut novel from Sauk County author Shaun Harris. more »

Jul 28, 2016 5:00 AM Books

“Wisconsin on the Air” is a new book from Jack Mitchell, longtime director of Wisconsin Public Radio. He recounts the century-long experiment with building a broadcasting network to express the mission of the Wisconsin Idea. more »

Jul 28, 2016 5:00 AM Books


Quince Mountain

Blair Braverman’s riveting memoir, “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube,” is the story of a young woman’s love affair with the north. The intrepid author’s adventures take her to Norway and to an Alaskan glacier, where she works as a dogsled guide. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM Books


James Campbell

It’s as much about parenting as it is about adventure when author James Campbell leads his teenage daughter Aidan into the Alaskan wilderness. His new book, “Braving It,” tells the transformative tale. more »

Jul 7, 2016 5:00 AM Books

Taking care of others takes its toll in “I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around,” an insightful new novel from Stoughton-based author Ann Garvin that looks at the travails of caregivers. more »

Jun 16, 2016 5:00 AM Books


September 29, 2016


September 30, 2016


October 1, 2016


October 2, 2016


October 3, 2016


October 4, 2016


October 5, 2016

What to Do
* indicates required

  • What's happening this weekend

  • Bringing you the fun around town

  • A celebration of great beer

  • Our guide to food around Madison