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Book Madness 2015 – Get Those Brackets Ready!

March 4, 2015
Dean Lori Berquam shares her bracket.
Dean Lori Berquam shares her bracket.

Get your game face on – it’s time for the UW-Madison Libraries annual Book Madness bracket tournament. 64 books need our community to decide who will be crowned champion this year.

The “regions” include On the Road, Home is Where the Heart Is, Throwback, Contemporary, Fairy Tales, The Real Deal, Future Tense, and Past Perfect, all carefully filled out by our librarians.

This year, participants can see how their bracket stands up against this year’s featured VIPs like Bucky Badger, Chancellor Blank, Mayor Paul Soglin, alum and a founder of The Onion, Scott Dikkers, and more. We are also pleased to welcome Madison Public Libraries as a partner in this year’s contest.

Chancellor Blank and her bracket.
Chancellor Blank and her bracket.

Participants can vote on their favorite books throughout the tournament; twice a week, winners will advance to the next round until the final winner is crowned UW-Madison Libraries’ Favorite Book!

Players can print out a bracket or pick one up at one of the following locations: The University Book Store, Madison Public Library, and most UW-Madison Libraries. Players must return a printed out, completed bracket to one of these locations, otherwise they won’t be eligible to win this year’s prizes of $100, $50, or $25 University Book Store gift cards.

Visit http://go.wisc.edu/uwbookmadness for all Book Madness needs.

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How do you stack up again our VIP players?
Anyone can vote (but please limit yourself to once per round).

Bucky Badger fills out his bracket.