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Looking for your next read? Perhaps something intellectually stimulating, or conversation-provoking, or just a gift for your curious uncle? Well, you’re in luck because we here at Humanities E-Book have rounded up some great holiday deals from university presses for you! We’ve highlighted 12 books for the 12 days of Christmas:

Courtesy of Rutgers University Press

Rutgers University Press is offering 40% off and free shipping for all books on their site (make sure to use discount code 02RURU18 at checkout). Here are a few we thought would be great conversation starters:

Wonder Woman” by Noah Berlatsky – $29.95 (Paperback)
On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination” by Nicole R. Fleetwood – $14.95 (Paperback)
Prohibition Gangsters: The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation” by Marc Mappen – $24.95 (Cloth)



Courtesy of Indiana University Press

Indiana University Press is also offering 40% off books purchased through their website until December 20th. Here are some unique titles that caught our eye (prices shown include the discount):

Elegies for Uncanny Girls” by Jennifer Colville – $11.40 (Paperback)
Chuck Taylor, All Star: The True Story of the Man behind the Most Famous Athletic Shoe in History” by Abe Aamidor – $12.00 (Paperback)
American Jukebox: A Photographic Journey” by Christopher Felver – $30.00 (Hardcover)



Courtesy of The University of North Carolina Press

The University of North Carolina Press is also offering 40% off all books and free shipping on orders over $75 (discount code: 01HOLIDAY). We noticed quite a few cookbooks from them that would make great gifts for those New Year’s resolution-making family members:

The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm” by Jamie DeMent – $35.00 (Hardcover)
Learn to Cook 25 Southern Classics in 3 Ways: Traditional, Contemporary, International” by Jennifer Brule – $30.00 (Hardcover)
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time” by Adrian Miller – $22.00 (Paperback), $30.00 (Hardcover)


The University Press of Kentucky is offering up to up to 50% off of select books through January 31, 2018 with discount code FHOL. Here are a few of their fascinating titles:

Courtesy of The University Press of Kentucky

Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story” by Mollie Gregory – $40.00 (Cloth)
Crossing the River: A Novel” by Fenton Johnson – $19.95 (Paperback)
Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery” by Robert G. Lawson – $34.95 (Cloth)