SUMMER READING SALE! 40% off all books plus free U.S. shipping with discount code SUMMER23-FM from now through June 9!

(Please note that we are not able to accept pre-orders for not-yet-published books on our website for the next several weeks as we make improvements to our shopping cart. Pre-orders are not eligible for the Summer Sale discount.)


Penn Press Spring 2016 Catalog


As 2015 draws to a close, we look ahead to the springtime, in more ways than one.  We are pleased to share our Spring 2016 catalog. Spring brings the first and only biography of one of the best baseball players ever to not be in the Hall of Fame, as well as a new biography of famed urbanist Jane Jacobs, bools on the Atlantic slave trade and slavery in the U.S., new editions of The Academic Job Search Handbook and The Business of Sports Agents, and new books in Medieval Studies, Intellectual History, Politics and Human Rights, and more.

To download a copy of the catalog PDF directly, click here. The complete season may also be browsed via Edelweiss.

Book reviewers: To request a press copy of a Penn Press book, send your name, shipping address, and the title of your publication to

Educators: To request an exam copy for course use consideration, click here.