Ep. 008 - The Great Book Scare

Pandemics? Concern over books transmitting diseases? Quarantine? Sanitizing processes? If this all sounds familiar, you're right - we ARE indeed talking about the great book scare of 1880-1920!! Alternate titles to this episode include "I said what I said," "Please don't lick things," and "Andrew Carnegie, the patron saint of libraries." Join us for a wild ride about books and pestilence!