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K-State Today

September 12, 2014



Kansas Book Festival to feature K-State books

By Steve Wolgast

"We Are K-State," a book of photographs taken by Wildcat students and alumni, and "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table," by Jane Marshall, are among the books featured at this year's Kansas Book Festival.

Hosted by First Lady Mary Brownback, the festival takes is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on the Capitol grounds in Topeka. The Kansas Book Festival started in 2011. This year's festival will feature more than 30 authors presenting their books and more than two dozen book sellers. 

"We Are K-State" includes photos taken during K-State's homecoming week in 2012. Students, staff and faculty in Manhattan and Salina are found on every page, along with images of the Konza Prairie and the Flint Hills. It was published by Collegian Media Group in 2013. Those who cannot attend but would still like a copy of "We Are K-State" may place an order here.

Marshall will be there to receive a 2014 Kansas Notable Book Award for "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table." She will also have a book signing and present a talk at 2:30 p.m. in the Old Supreme Court Room on the third floor of the Capitol. Those who cannot attend but would still like a copy of "Teatime to Tailgates" may place an order here.