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April 8: WSU author signs book about blind adventurer
April 6, 2017

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 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Bookie as part of Mom’s Weekend.

Nov. 16: Author/poet Alex Kuo to read from new works
November 5, 2015

Alex-Kuo-by-Ray-DengPULLMAN, 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.

April 16: Bread lab inspires chef promoting handmade food
March 20, 2015

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

pasta-book-coverMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – James Beard Award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Marc Vetri will share his culinary insights – and fresh pasta samples – at a free, public book signing at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center.

Feb. 3: Survivor, author discusses campus sex assault, recovery
January 27, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

LauraGray-Rosendale-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In her latest book, “College Girl: A Memoir,” university professor Laura Gray-Rosendale describes the brutal rape and beating she endured as a Syracuse University junior in 1988 and the massive confusion and challenges she overcame in the months and years since.

Common Reading Program welcomes author Mary Roach
September 12, 2008

PULLMAN —San Francisco author Mary Roach will visit WSU on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to present the annual guest lecture for the freshman Common Reading Program.

“May I Show You Our Whale Tapeworm? (Why I Love Research and You Should Too)” is the title of her public presentation set for 7 p.m. that evening in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. The event is open to the public at no charge. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

“Mary Roach is the author of our 2008 Common Reading book, ‘Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers,’ and … » More …