University of California Press will sell hundreds of new and slightly scuffed books from the warehouse at a significant discount on Wednesday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Prices are $5 for paperbacks and $10 for hardback, with a few exceptions for art books and oversized editions. The sale will be held in front of the Press offices at 2120 Berkeley Way, one block north of University, between Shattuck and Oxford.
One of the largest nonprofit publishers in the United States, the University of California Press publishes over 180 new books and 50 journals each year in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Founded in 1893, UC Press today attracts manuscripts from the world’s foremost writers, scholars, artists, and public intellectuals. About one-third of current authors are affiliated with the University of California.