The UW Big Read selection for 2019 is The Poison Squad by Pulitzer Prize winning author Deborah Blum. The Lit Wits Book Group for mature readers and the Readers Anonymous Book Club for readers in their 20s and 30s will meet for a joint discussion of this inspiring and shocking story of how Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley took on unscrupulous American food manufacturers and corrupt government agencies to push for food safety in the United States at the turn of the 20th Century.
Lit Wits & Readers Anonymous Book Discussion
Baraboo Public Library, 230 Fourth Avenue, Baraboo, WI
Joan Wheeler 608-356-6166