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A NOVEL DONATION

A scarce inscribed first-edition copy of "The Natural," considered one of the greatest sports novels ever written, has been donated to the Oregon State University Library in Corvallis. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Bernard Malamud wrote the book while he was on the OSU faculty in the 1950s. Retired Corvallis bookstore owner Howard Mills donated the book.

WORDS TO WIN BY

Bend author and poet Ellen Waterston has won the 2009 WILLA Award for Poetry from Women Writing the West for her collection "Between Desert Seasons." The award is chosen by librarians, historians and university educators, and represents the year's best published literature set in the American West. Waterston also won a WILLA Award in 2005.

WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

Test your knowledge of Oregon's unique state constitution in a sesquicentennial quiz offered by the Oregon State Bar. There's a version for regular folks, and a version for lawyers and those who think like lawyers. The quiz, highlighted by quirky Oregon trivia, can be found at osbar .org.
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