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Two WSU Press books selected as best of the best

Washington State University Press books Captured Honor: POW Survival in the Philippines and Japan and The Oil Prince have been selected as two of only 29 Best of the Best of the University Presses: Books You Should Know About. The awards were presented by the Public Library Association and American Association of School Libraries members on June […]

Barnes & Noble Booksellers to operate the Bookie

PULLMAN, Wash. — Following an extensive review process, the board of directors of Washington State University’s Students Book Corporation (“the Bookie”) has agreed to contract with Barnes & Noble College Booksellers to manage all Bookie locations around the state, including Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Vancouver, beginning July 1. Barnes & Noble, the nation’s oldest and […]


Hearing about what other people are reading can be interesting, especially if they think their current book is a good read. Over the past few weeks, WSU Today has asked several WSU faculty and staff: 1) What is the best or most influential book you have read recently, and 2) What book do you have […]

Tri-Cities students write, illustrate multicultural books

 TRI-CITIES, Wash. — Students in Professor Deanna Gilmore’s “Developing Literacy in a Multicultural Setting” class will read from children’s books they have both written and illustrated during special public presentations Dec. 10 and 11 at Washington State University Tri-Cities.“I wanted students in this graduate course to both learn how to write a children’s book, so […]