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January 24, 2013

Lansing State Journal article notes 3 WSU Press titles among Michigan's notable books to be celebrated

http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20130124/MICHIGANDER/301240011/The-best-Michigander-books

Book titles were recently released, and the winners will be celebrated with an April 27 event at the Library of Michigan. Among the criteria: Books must have some Michigan connection such as author, setting or theme and have been published during the preceding year. A panel of 14 judges reviewed more than 200 books this year. Among the works selected were three published by Wayne State University Press: “The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michigan,” by J. Alan Holman; “Detroit's Historic Places of Worship,” compiled and edited by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger and Dorothy Kostuch, photographs by Dirk Bakker with a forward by John Gallagher; and “Michigan's Historic Railroad Stations,” by Michael Hodges.

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