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2015-2016 Go Big Read: Just Mercy : Home

This guide provides an overview of "Just Mercy" which was adopted as 2015-2016 Go Big Read book. It also offers useful information on related issues.

About Go Big Read

The University of Wisconsin–Madison invites you to participate in its common book program, Go Big Read. The program will engage members of the campus community and beyond in a shared, academically focused reading experience. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to participate by reading the book, and taking part in classroom discussions and campus events.

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2015-2016 Go Big Read Public Presentation

Date: Monday, Oct. 26
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location:  Varsity Hall, Union South

The 2015-2016 Go Big Read book is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. This presentation will be made by Bryan Stevenson: executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Past Go Big Read Selections

2015-2016 Selection

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption 

by Bryan Stevenson


SLIS Laboratory Library


4191 Helen C. White Hall
600 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706
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