Penn State University Press to showcase new books at annual Kern holiday event

November 29, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State University Press will showcase their newest titles at their Annual Holiday Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Kern Building lobby, University Park. The one-day event is open to the University community and the general public.

Visitors will receive a 30 percent discount on some of the Press’s newest titles, including Wood Hicks and Bark PeelersSerious NonsenseAliceheimer’s: Alzheimer’s Through the Looking GlassErnest Hemingway: A New Life, as well as classic Penn State University Press books such as Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, and many more. There will also be a $5 book table.

Shoppers can also purchase books through the Penn State Press website, using the code HS2016 for 25 percent off beginning Thursday, Dec. 1. The Press offers free shipping to on-campus addresses; regular shipping charges apply everywhere else. For information on any of Penn State University Press’s titles, visit or call 814-865-1327.


  • Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic cover

    Bill Russell's "Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic," published by Penn State University Press.

    IMAGE: Penn State University Press

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Last Updated December 12, 2016