STAFF PICK OF JANUARY

For the staff pick of January, WISCAP chooses ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ by John Steinbeck. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of…

Staff Pick of December

WISCAP chooses ‘The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America’ by Alan Mallach as WISCAP’s staff pick of December. Who really benefits from urban revival? Cities, from trendy coastal areas to the nation’s heartland, are seeing levels of growth beyond…

STAFF PICK OF NOVEMBER

For the staff pick of November, WISCAP chooses ‘Down and Out in Paris and London’ by George Orwell. This unusual fictional account, in good part autobiographical, narrates without self-pity and often with humor the adventures of a penniless British writer…