Apr 152019

Wisconsin author Matthew J. Prigge will discuss his book, Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City’s First Century, which uncovers the little remembered and rarely told history of the underbelly of a Midwestern metropolis.

Matthew J. Prigge is a freelance author and historian from Milwaukee. He is the author of four books, including the forthcoming Damn The Old Tinderbox: The Gilded Age Fire that Shocked America. He wrote two weekly blogs for expressmilwaukee.com on topics of local history and created the What Made Milwaukee Famous radio series for WMSE radio 91.7. In the summers, he leads sightseeing tours for Milwaukee Boat Line. He lives with his wife and their three occasionally troublesome pet rats on Milwaukee’s East Side.

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