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March Madness

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April 2, 2013

The Final Four in the Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament

The UW-Madison Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament moves on to the Final Four this week, after a cutthroat Elite Eight battle that yielded strong contenders in each match-up. Below is visualization for the Pride and Prejudice v The Hound of the Baskervilles pairing, in which Austen’s novel was overwhelmingly dominant– a disparity which typified all the […]

March 27, 2013

Book Madness is down to the Sweet 16!

Book Madness is down to the Sweet 16! The Lord of the Rings topped A Game of Thrones in a decisive victory in the last bracket after inching past Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in round one.  The Kite Runner, Pride & Prejudice, Frankenstein, The Shining, and The Hunger Games all move on to […]

March 21, 2013

Book Madness at the Libraries

UW-Madison Libraries’ first Book Madness bracket tournament went live this morning! Several librarians worked to created a bracket of 64 books and have pitted them against each other in 32 pairings within categories like Romance, Sci-Fi, Fantasty, Horror, and Contemporary Fiction. Participants can vote on their favorite books throughout the tournament; twice a week, winners […]

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