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Aug. 28 lecture by author/screenwriter Ernest Cline at Beasley; WSU students admitted free


Side-by-side thumbnail photos of book coversReady Player One chosen for Pullman, Tri-Cities, Spokane, Everett, and Global Campus; Spare Parts for Vancouver


Faculty considering RPO for classes can request a desk copy.

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What Is a Common Reading?

A common reading is one way to create community connections among students, and between students and their professors, residence hall staff, and others. Topics in a selected book are examined throughout the year by members of the university community. They spark discussions and intellectual conversations in and beyond classrooms, highlight WSU research and the diversity of ideas across disciplines, and introduce different ways to explore complex issues from a variety of perspectives.

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Ready Player One, Author Earnest Cline, 8.28.17 at 7 p.m., Beasley Coliseum