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State book awards include faculty work

Professor Scott Elliott. Photo by Hayley Turner.

James Kennedy

October 9, 2014

Whitman Professor Scott Elliott's 2013 novel, "Temple Grove," has become a finalist in the Washington State Book Awards for fiction. The winner of the award will be announced in Seattle on Oct. 10, and the competition includes "We Live in Water" by Jess Walters, author of the New York Times best seller...

Some “Beautiful Ruins,” Indeed . . .

Image courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers

Dana Thompson

August 21, 2012

How do you feel about e-readers? These newfangled devices that allow you to press buttons instead of turn pages and download nearly any book in thirty seconds? Skeptical? Yeah. I'm feeling that. Maybe I'm just quoting every snobby book purist ever, but isn't there something to the feel of paper...

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