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Download ON THE SHELF?: Will technological advances render books obsolete? (287 KB)

Download BSU AND BOOKS: A look at publications and programs that promote reading and writing. (213 KB)

Download ONE FOR THE BOOK: What is a book? English professor Tom Trusky offers a different definition. (327 KB)

Download RISKS OF WRITING: Hardships and hurdles await those who write. (846 KB)

Download WRITE AWAY: What makes authors want to write? And are they born or made? (1018 KB)

Download FAREWELL: Retiring faculty members end distinguished careers at Boise State. (435 KB)


Dipping into Boise State's talent pool of authors, teachers and literature experts, this issue of FOCUS looks at books. How books stack up against today's technology, the psyche of writers, and the perils of publishing are some of the topics we explore. Washable tattoo courtesy of Russ Myers, Electric Dragon Tattoo, Boise. Model, Joe O'Brien. Cover photo by Glenn Oakley.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Spring 1995


Boise State University

FOCUS (UP 4.12)