Penn State University Press will showcase new titles at annual Holiday Book Sale, Dec. 4

By: Cate Fricke

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, 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 PSU 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;
graphic novels such as Escaping Wars and Waves and Don Quixote of La Mancha; and classic PSU 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% 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.

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