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Philip George Munro Book Endowment Fund

Established in March 2008, the Philip George Munro Book Support Fund was established by a Wright State University faculty member in memory of her father a lifelong reader and book lover to benefit the Wright State Department of English Language and Literatures. Proceeds from the endowed fund are used to purchase British contemporary fiction which is made a permanent part of the Wright State University Libraries collections. Emphasis is placed on titles that received literary prizes, such as The Man Booker, Costa, and Orange Prizes, and well-reviewed works from the New York Times' Literary Supplement and the Guardian/Observer book review. Title suggestions are also accepted from the Department of English Language and Literatures' faculty and the University Libraries' staff.

Books purchased on this fund include:

A girl is a half-formed thing / Eimear McBride

J / Howard Jacobson

The lives of others / Neel Mukherjee

The undertaking / Audrey Magee

See all the books purchased on this fund...