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WSU Press 32nd Holiday Book Fair

Terrell Library Atrium, Pullman, WA 99164
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About the event


All are welcome at the Washington State University Press 32nd Annual Holiday Book Fair on Wednesday, December 6, from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., in the Terrell Library Atrium on the Pullman campus. The fair highlights books published throughout the year and is open to everyone. Festivities include steep discounts of 30-50% on all titles, drawings for free books, and complimentary refreshments. Sale prices will be valid for phone and online orders using coupon code HBF2023 throughout the week, December 4-8, 2023.

Featured titles include Boyhood Among the Woolies, a rare look at life on an early eastern Washington sheep ranch, Coyote’s Swing, a consulting psychologist’s firsthand experiences combined with rare history and sociocultural critique that reveal how the U.S. mental health system often fails Native Americans, The Evergreen Collection, featuring a wide variety of captivating stories from two decades of Washington State Magazine, and Getting Elected is the Easy Part, a practical, no-nonsense guide for newly-elected lawmakers and others interested in state government. WSU graduate and Global Nomad Tom Haig has dived off Acapulco cliffs, partied with sheiks, lived among Tibetan monks, survived a tragic accident, and won the Portland Marathon’s wheelchair division (twice). The Last Lookout on Dunn Peak journeys back to the narrow catwalks, stunning panoramas, and dry landscape during three fire spotting seasons in Idaho’s St. Joe National Forest. Edmund C. Fitzhugh’s biography, Man of Treacherous Charm, chronicles the life of a Washington Territory Supreme Court Justice appointed in 1857 despite being under indictment for murder, and We Few, We Academic Sisters, discusses societal pressures and discrimination three trailblazing female professors with connections to WSU faced as academics in the 1960s and 1970s. There is also a selection of new poetry titles from Lost Horse and Lynx House, two publishers now distributed by WSU Press. Founded in 1928 and revitalized in the 1980s, WSU Press concentrates on telling unique, focused stories about the Northwest. For more information about the book fair, go to our Holiday Book Fair web page or contact WSU Press at 509-335-7880.