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Harvard University Press publishes books for a general readership and a scholarly and professional audience from renowned experts and new voices in their respective fields. We are pleased to offer the following show specials:

  • Free freight (US and Canada) on all backlist
  • No minimum
  • 50% discount on short and text titles
  • 40% discount on Loebs
  • Maximum 9 copies per title on short, text, and Loeb
  • Offer valid for one order per ship-to location
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  • Valid 9/21-11/30

Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge
The director of the famed Bodleian Libraries at Oxford narrates the global history of the willful destruction—and surprising survival—of recorded knowledge over the past three millennia.

The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde
An innovative new edition of nine classic short stories from one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era.

Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?
With every presidential election, Americans puzzle over the peculiar mechanism of the Electoral College. The author of the Pulitzer finalist The Right to Vote explains the enduring problem of this controversial institution.

The Nature of Fear: Survival Lessons from the Wild
A leading expert in animal behavior takes us into the wild to better understand and manage our fears.

Neutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the Cosmos
The astonishing science of neutron stars and the stories of the scientists who study them.

Voice, Choice, and Action: The Potential of Young Citizens to Heal Democracy
Compiling decades of fieldwork, two acclaimed scholars offer strategies for strengthening democracies by nurturing the voices of children and encouraging public awareness of their role as citizens.

Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guide
Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries. Now in paperback.

Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White
A rich, multigenerational saga of race and family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, that tells the story of how Jim Crow was built, how it changed, and how the most powerful social movement in American history came together to tear it down. Now in paperback.

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