October 14, 2013

University Press holds Homecoming book sale

SIU Press at Southern Illinois University Carbondale celebrates Homecoming weekend with drastic reductions. The sale promises discounted books on Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War, regional history, botany, theater and film, poetry and more. Visit the university press behind the McLafferty Annex for the annual homecoming sale, running 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 17-18. Books are $5 for hardcover and $3 for paperbacks. In addition, new and recently published titles are part of the sale at significantly reduced prices. The SIU Press has been part of SIU Carbondale since 1956. Recently, the press earned recognition for several of its books from the American Library Association, including “Best Travel Guide of the Year” for “20 Day Trips in and around the Shawnee National Forest.”