The Ghost Map (Manhattan)

This guide supports the 2014-15 K-State Book Network common read selection.

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The Ghost Map

K-State Book Network

K-State Book Network (KSBN) is an all university reading program that selects a common read for the academic year and coordinates exciting classroom and campus activities to correspond with the reading.

Upcoming events:

  • 28 October, 7:00 p.m.: "What's so important about cities?" presentation by Dr. Huston Gibson (McVay Family Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building)
  • 18 November, 7:00 p.m.: "Mapping Manhattan: Using maps to reveal secrets in our community" presentation by Dr. Katherine Nesse (McVay Family Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building)

Author Visit

Author Visit:  Steven Berlin Johnson spoke about his book, The Ghost Map on September 11, 2014 in McCain Auditorium from 7:00pm - 8:30pm

More information:

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Where Can I Find a Copy?

   First-year students receive the book during Orientation and Enrollment.

   The book and audiobook are available for 7 day check-out periods at Hale Library Reserves, located at the 2nd floor Help Desk. Students at the Salina Campus Library can also check out the book. Check-out is available for students, staff, and faculty.

   The book is also available through Manhattan Public Library or Salina Public Library with your public library card. You can view the book in an electronic format for your Kindle or an Adobe ePUB through the Sunflower eLibrary. Need a public library card? Visit their websites to learn how to get one (it's free!).