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The Great Chicago Book Sale

Books in every subject up to 90% off!

Sale ends June 15, 2022!

The Book of Caterpillars

The Book of Caterpillars

A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from around the World

[See page 32]
Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto


The Unmaking of a Ghetto

[See page19]
The Water Kingdom

The Water Kingdom

A Secret History of China

[See page 7]


Now through June 15th, 2022 you can get thought-provoking, independently published books for up to 90% off with code AD1958.

Our annual sale is one of the biggest university press book sales in the country. Every year we go through our overstock inventory and offer deep discounts on hundreds of books in subjects like history, fiction, art, science, travel, cooking, and more. Shop below or download a copy of our PDF catalog to get these amazing deals on scholarly and trade titles from the University of Chicago Press and our distributed publishers. Hurry! Supplies are limited on some books.

To order at the sale prices


To take advantage of the discounts, use the promo code AD1958 when you check out through our secure shopping cart.

If you have many books to order you may find our order form at more convenient. Use the same keycode AD1958 to access the order form.


773-702-7000. Be sure to mention the order numbers of the books you wish to order and keycode AD1958. Office hours are 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (CST)

Prices are valid only until 6/15/2022. Quantities are limited and some titles may be depleted before 6/15/2022.

About the PDF catalog

The catalog is in PDF format; if needed get the free download of Adobe Reader. To find books in an area of interest click on the entries in the table of contents within the catalog itself or click open the Bookmarks in your PDF reader.

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