PULLMAN, Wash. – The only blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest completed his latest feat – solo kayaking all 277 miles of the Grand Canyon – in 2014. Copies of his memoir about that adventure, co-written with Washington State University clinical professor of English Buddy Levy, will be signed by Levy 1-4 […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – The only blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest completed his latest feat – solo kayaking all 277 miles of the Grand Canyon – in 2014. A book release party for his memoir about that adventure, co-written with Washington State University clinical professor of English Buddy Levy (pictured at right), will […]
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Rare map dealer E. Forbes Smiley III, who stole more than $3 million worth of antique maps before he was caught in 2005, is the subject of a talk by award-winning investigative reporter Michael Blanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Avery Hall Bundy Reading […]
By Debbie Brudie, Humanities Planning Group PULLMAN, Wash. – Love, relationships and the fear of AIDS in early 1980s Seattle will be the focus as author John Whittier Treat reads from his first novel, “The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Honors Hall lounge at Washington […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public reading and book signing by Chinese-American poet and author Alex Kuo will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in Goertzen Hall 21 at Washington State University. The Bookie will have several of his earlier works available for sale.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Environmental writers Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams will read from and discuss their work at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the Washington State University CUB auditorium as part of the free, public Department of English Visiting Writer Series.
By Peggy Perkins, Honors College PULLMAN, Wash. – “A Nobel Laureate’s Journey: Stockholm via Pullman,” about the life and works of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, will be presented by Washington State University alumnus Raymond L. Williams at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Honors Hall Lounge at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public discussion of Afghanistan’s past, present and future with Afghan-American author Tamim Ansary will be at noon Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Bryan 308. Pizza and pop will be served.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A new book by Cougar football head coach Mike Leach is described as a readable history of Geronimo that also offers practical life and business advice gleaned from the Apache warrior’s leadership approach.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – A faculty author’s road to publication may only be fully appreciated by the librarians who, whether offering information or an ear, walk the same road to bring that book to light. Trevor Bond, head of Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington State University, followed one faculty […]