Holiday Book Sale

Get 40% off any book order during our holiday book sale

The University of Texas Press is pleased to offer a holiday book sale granting 40% off any book order. Apply the discount code UTXGIFTS during checkout on our website and give the gift of great books this holiday season. Browse gift ideas for anyone on your list below! We’ve got smart reads on sports, Texas, music, nature and environment, and more. Gift award-winning books or grab a hearty armful of books under $25! Offer expires January 31, 2023.

May I combine the 40% off discount with other offers?

No, the 40% discount is not combinable with other offers.

I ordered during the sale, but my books have not yet arrived, who should I contact?


Is shipping included?

Free shipping is not included in this offer.

I have placed my order and entered the discount code, but the order total is incorrect.

We are sorry for the inconvenience. We suggest deleting the order and trying again. Be sure the discount code you are using is correct and remember that the discount expires February 1, 2023. If you are still having an issue placing your order, please contact

Can my order include books that are not yet in print?

You can pre-order books on our website at the 40% discount. Tax and shipping charges on future shipping items will be applied separately.

Does the discount apply to ebooks?

The holiday sale does not include ebooks.

The sale ended before I had a chance to make a purchase. Is there a way I can take advantage of the sale still?

Unfortunately, this is a limited time offer. Please consider staying connected and subscribing to our email list here for special offers and news of future sales.



My Mexico

Diana Kennedy

American Tacos

José R. Ralat

Texas Seafood

PJ Stoops, Benchalak Srimart Stoops


David Sterling

Texas on the Table

Terry Thompson-Anderson, Sandy Wilson

Oaxaca al Gusto

Diana Kennedy




Roller Derby

Michella M. Marino

The Myth of the Amateur

Ronald A. Smith

The Sports Revolution

Frank Andre Guridy

Friday Night Lives

Robert Clark, Hanif Abdurraqib

Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back

Jessica Luther, Kavitha Davidson

Award winners

New in Paperback

Under $25

Comin' Right at Ya

How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, or, the Often Outrageous History of Asleep at the Wheel

Ray Benson, David Menconi

Undocumented Motherhood

Conversations on Love, Trauma, and Border Crossing

Elizabeth Farfán-Santos

Plagues and Pencils

A Year of Pandemic Sketches

Edward Carey, Max Porter

John Prine

In Spite of Himself

Eddie Huffman

All I Ever Wanted

A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

Kathy Valentine

Don't Suck, Don't Die

Giving Up Vic Chesnutt

Kristin Hersh, Amanda Petrusich