Provost Marc Conner worked with John Callahan, the literary executor of the Ellison estate, to co-edit and publish the collection.
Murder, blackmail, vengeance, sex and intrigue. Got your attention? They are elements of a new novel by Washington and Lee alumnus Jim Gabler, of the Classes of 1953 and 1955 Law.
Washington and Lee music professor Barry Kolman's first book, "The Language of Music Revealed," offers a new approach to teaching music theory.
"The Horse in Virginia: An Illustrated History," written by Julie Campbell, associate director of communications and public affairs at Washington and Lee, won first place for nonfiction book/history in the 2011 communications contest of the National Federation of Press Women.
Charlie Sweet, of the Class of 1965, has just co-authored the seventh book in the “It Works for Me” series that he has written with Hal Blythe, a colleague at Eastern Kentucky University. This latest edition is titled It Works for Me Creatively. The books all offer shared tips for teaching. Some of the other […]
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Suzanne LaFleur, of the Class of 2005, has just published her second novel, Eight Keys, with Wendy Lamb Books, a division of Random House. It tells the story of best friends Elise, who’s lost her parents, and Franklin. As the publisher describes it, “There’s always been a barn behind the house with eight locked doors […]
A new book of stories by R.T. Smith, editor of "Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review," will be published next month by Stephen F. Austin University Press in Texas. "Sherburne" is about members of the same family spanning over a century with all but one story set primarily in Rockbridge County. According to Smith, […]
Roy T. Matthews, emeritus professor of history at Michigan State University and a member of the Class of 1954, is the author of a new book, Gittin’ Through. Published by Trafford Publishing, Gittin’ Through is subtitled A Southern Town During World War II. The book follows three generations whose lives were changed by the war: […]
When a driver in a Corvette stole his mother-in-law's parking space outside a restaurant, Richard Rosser, of the Class of 1984, knew he had to do something in response. So he created his own nation — Piggy Nation— where there would be no more drivers parking in two spaces, no more dogs pooping on neighbors’ […]