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State book awards include faculty work

Professor Scott Elliott. Photo by Hayley Turner.
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...

Some “Beautiful Ruins,” Indeed . . .

Image courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers
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...

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