2018-2019

2018-2019 Go Big Read:  The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by  Dan Egan

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes book cover.

A portrait of an ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.

 

 

Press Release

Chancellor Rebecca Blank
University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is pictured outside Bascom Hall on July 30, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

 

Read Chancellor Blank’s Press Release about the book: Book about Great Lakes Chosen for Go Big Read

 

 

 

 

An Evening with Dan Egan – Keynote Address
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Memorial Union Theater – Shannon Hall
Archived Video of Keynote Event

Book Resources

Reading Guide and Discussion Questions for The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (developed by Go Big Read program)

Research Guide for The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (developed by Go Big Read program)

Resources infographic for The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (developed by the UW-Madison Limnology Library)

Water Reading List (developed by Water@UW)

Discussion Questions for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club, ‘Now Read This’ April Pick: The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Book Website

Author Page on W. W. Norton

Book Discussion Questions

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