Penn State University Press will showcase new titles at annual Holiday Book Sale

November 27, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State University Press will host its annual Holiday Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Kern Building lobby, at University Park. The one-day sale, featuring over 60 titles, is open to the University community and the general public.

The sale will include recently published books such as "The Hidden Life of Life" by New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Marshall Thomas; "Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields" by Penn State professors Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin; and "Evan Pugh’s Penn State" by Roger Williams, former executive director of the Penn State Alumni Association; as well as graphic novels such as "Escaping Wars and Waves" and "Don Quixote of La Mancha"; and classic Penn State Press books such as "Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic," and many more. All books will be available at 30-50 percent regular list price. There will also be a $5 book table featuring backlist titles on Pennsylvania history and other topics.

Shoppers can also purchase books through the Penn State University Press website. The Press offers free shipping to on-campus addresses; regular shipping charges apply everywhere else. For more information, visit

Last Updated December 17, 2018