Go Big Read Book Discussion of The Poison Squad by Deborah Blum
Join in the discussion of UW-Madison’s 2019 Go Big Read selection, “The Poison Squad” by Debroah Blum, the dramatic true story of the fight for food safety in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley. Detailing the complex interchanges of industry, media, and government regulation with a bracing clarity, “The Poison Squad” offers a prescient perspective on the enormous social and political challenges we face today. Copies of the book will be available to check out at the library approximately one month before the discussion. Visit madisonpubliclibrary.org/go-big-read for information on upcoming Go Big Read events and more.