'The Oprah Phenomenon' Part of University Press of Kentucky Holiday Sale

'The Oprah Phenomenon' Part of University Press of Kentucky Holiday Sale

Give the gift of books this holiday season. Now through February 15, 2013, readers and shoppers can save up to 80% on books during the University Press of Kentucky Holiday Sale, with books for all readers on your shopping list, with more than 500 discounted titles.

The University Press of Kentucky is offering a 20% discount on its most popular regional titles, such as The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook by Maggie Green and The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook by Albert W. A. Schmid, as well as new titles, such as Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies by editor Christel Schmidt. Other new titles, like A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant by Harry S. Laver, The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses Became America’s Premier Sporting Event by James C. Nicholson, and Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place by bell hooks are also discounted.

The sale covers more than just new and regional titles. For the sports fanatic, Golf and Philosophy: Lessons from the Links by editor Andy Wible and Tennis and Philosophy: What the Racket is All About by editor David Baggett will make excellent stocking stuffers. Both books examine the relationship between sport and life. Other discounted titles will please any reader on your list. In the wake of the 2012 presidential election, books such as Homer Simpson Marches on Washington: Dissent through American Popular Culture by editors Timothy M. Dale and Joseph J. Foy and Yes We Did? From King's Dream to Obama's Promise by Cynthia Griggs Fleming are sure to entertain political junkies.

Other titles, like The Oprah Phenomenon by editors Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson and The Philosophy of Horror by editor Thomas Fahy, will fit the wish list of pop culture fans. These books and others are deeply discounted at 80% off the retail price.

Whether you’re shopping for avid or casual readers, the University Press of Kentucky has titles that will please anyone on your holiday list. Order online at www.kentuckypress.com.