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31st Annual WSU Press Holiday Book Fair

Terrell Library Atrium, Pullman, WA 99164
Check out our 2022 featured titles!

About the event

Meet authors Helen Heavirland and Keith Petersen, get steep discounts of 30-50% on all titles, enter drawings for free books, and munch on complimentary refreshments.


Sale prices will also be valid for phone and online orders that use the coupon code HBF2022 during the online Holiday Book Fair timeline, December 5 – 11, 2022, but you can start your browsing now!

The fair highlights books published throughout the year. With every $45 purchase (pre-tax), choose one of these four books from our FREE book table! For qualifying online orders, the option to select one of the four free books will be available at checkout.
If you’re nearby, you can save on shipping. Stop at the Cooper Publications Building on the Pullman campus to pick up your order between 9AM and 4PM on Friday, December 9th, and Monday, December 12th, or request a convenient time. Just choose Pullman pickup when you check out, and indicate in the notes the day and time you expect to arrive.

As usual, shipping is free on orders above $50.


The fair features new titles on art, history, and adventure, as well as unique perspectives from a variety of experiences, and all are 30% off! Updated with new content and additional images, Backwoods Railroads is an engaging photojournalistic account of western Oregon’s evolving contemporary branchline and shortline railroad operations. Cashup Davis is a biography of the man who built a grand luxury hotel on the summit of eastern Washington’s Steptoe Butte. Past interim WSU president Daniel J. Bernardo provides a step-by-step guide for navigating transitional leadership positions in The Interim. Keiko Hara celebrates the Walla Walla artist’s paintings and unique form of Japanese woodblock printmaking. Montana Modernists presents stunning artwork and illuminates a little-known art movement. In Nightmare on the Scottie, two college seniors barely escape with their lives after they sign on to deliver a crabbing vessel to the Bering Sea. The Pig War offers a lively account of the 1859 Pig War crisis. Surviving the Sand captures one family’s hardscrabble yet heartwarming story of Columbia Basin Project farming in the mid-1950s. In Tree Fruit Trade, a longtime agricultural economist reviews and analyzes fifty years of producing Washington State’s key orchard crops, and finally, in Writing While Masked, seven writers reflect on 2020s cascading events.


We have added new titles to our selection of Ebooks, discounted and available for download!

Founded in 1928 and revitalized in the 1980s, WSU Press concentrates on telling unique, focused stories about the Northwest. For information about the book fair, contact WSU Press at 509-335-7880.


Washington State University Press
(509) 335-7880