Make a Local Impact with Holiday Gift Giving

Meet local authors, buy books that matter, and support the LSU Press
December 2, 2011 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lod Cook Alumni Center

Music fans, green thumbs, art aficionados, architecture lovers, history buffs, sports fans— regardless of who you have on your holiday shopping list we have the gift. Check off your entire holiday shopping list in one evening at the LSU Press holiday book sale. This year’s Season’s Readings at the Lod Cook Alumni Center, Friday, December 2, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., boasts a wide array of great titles, a dozen local authors, a 30 percent discount, free gift wrapping, and the opportunity to support local, non-profit business.

Join Preservation Hall photographer Shannon Brinkman, Public Spaces, Private Gardens author Lake Douglas, Acadiana’s Philip Gould and Carl Brasseaux, Bayou-Diversity author Kelby Ouchley, Dirtdobber Blues author Cyril Vetter, Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds author Bob Mann, Cruise of the Pintail’s Robert L. Winans and James Turner, A More Noble Cause author Rachel Emanuel, Robert W. Tebbs: Photographer to Architects author Anthony Lewis, Treasures of LSU editor Laura Lindsay, as well as Ava HaymonCC Lockwood and Hans Sternberg. In addition, The Southern Review will be offering discounted subscriptions and selling copies of their journal as well as the acclaimed collection, Best of LSU Fiction.

LSU Press’s Season’s Readings not only offers a convenient way to buy gifts, far away from the mall traffic with a variety of titles in one place, it provides a culturally rewarding holiday shopping experience.

Many other LSU Press titles will be available for sale, all at a significant discount. Every book including classics like A Confederacy of Dunces and Fonville Winans’ Louisiana, as well as new releases like Crash & Tell and Look Away Dixieland receive a 30 percent discount and free gift-wrap.

The Lod Cook Alumni Center is located at 3838 West Lakeshore Drive, and the event will be in the Noland Room. Parking is ample and free.