December 6, 2023 from 11 am – 3 pm in the Terrell Library Atrium on the Pullman campus!

Festivities include authors signing books, steep discounts of 30-50% on all titles, drawings for free books, and complimentary refreshments.

Sale prices will also be valid for phone and online orders that use the coupon code HBF2023 during the online Holiday Book Fair timeline, December 4 – 11, 2023, 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 8th, and Monday, December 11th, 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 adventure, history, and politics, as well as unique perspectives from a variety of experiences, and all are 30% off!

Boyhood Among the Woolies delivers a rare look at life on an early eastern Washington sheep ranch. Coyote’s Swing combines the author’s firsthand experiences as a consulting psychologist with rare history and sociocultural critique to reveal how the U.S. mental health system often fails Native Americans. The Evergreen Collection features a wide variety of captivating stories from Washington State Magazine, and Getting Elected is the Easy Part offers a practical, no-nonsense guide for newly-elected lawmakers and others interested in state government. Inspirational WSU graduate and Global Nomad Tom Haig has dived off Acapulco cliffs, partied with sheiks, lived among Tibetan monks, and survived a tragic accident to win the Portland Marathon’s wheelchair division (twice). In The Last Lookout on Dunn Peak, a fire spotter’s wife journeys back to the narrow catwalks, stunning panoramas, and dry landscape of lookout life in Idaho’s St. Joe National Forest. Edmund C. Fitzhugh was appointed to Washington Territory’s District and Supreme Courts in 1857 despite being under indictment for murder. His biography, Man of Treacherous Charm, offers unique insights into the era’s people, personalities, and politics. In We Few, We Academic Sisters, three trailblazing female professors discuss the societal pressures and discrimination they faced as academics in the 1960s and 1970s. Railroad lovers can pick up a new wall calendar featuring photographs from lines in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and its bordering mountain chains. Finally, we have a selection of new poetry titles from two publishers, Lost Horse and Lynx House, 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 information about the book fair, contact WSU Press at 509-335-7880.