Penn State University Press kicks off school year with 'State Sale'

August 18, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State University Press is celebrating the start of a new semester with 40%-70% off select titles about the University, its history, and its community in an online sale. Readers can use discount code STATE through Aug. 29 on the Press’s website.

Included in the sale are titles on the founding and history of Penn State by historian Roger L. Williams; "Among the Woo People," a collection of humorous essays about life in State College by Penn State professor and columnist Russell Frank; and "Lair of the Lion," a history of Beaver Stadium by Lee Stout and Harry H. West.

Founded in 1956, Penn State University Press publishes high-quality books, journals, and graphic novels of interest to scholars and general readers, with a focus on the humanities and social sciences. The publishing arm of Penn State and a division of the Penn State University Libraries, the Press specializes in works about Penn State, Pennsylvania, and the mid-Atlantic region, as well as scholarship in the fields of art history, medieval studies, Latin American studies, rhetoric and communication, religious studies, and graphic medicine.

  • Cover of "Lair of the Lion"

    Cover of "Lair of the Lion" by Lee Stout and Harry H. West

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  • cover for "Among the Woo People"

    Cover of "Among the Woo People" by Russell Frank

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  • cover of "Frederick Watts and the Founding of Penn State"

    Cover of "Frederick Watts and the Founding of Penn State" by Roger L. Williams

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Last Updated August 25, 2021