Books published by Penn State University Press

Taking Turns

Penn State University Press | March 15, 2017 | 224 pages
"A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from 1985 to 2000. Examines the human costs of caregiving and the role art can play in the grieving process"--Provided by publisher.  More Info

Without God

Penn State University Press | February 10, 2017 | 176 pages
Addresses the religious, metaphysical, and existential dimensions of French novelist Michel Houellebecq's work. Argues that Houellebecq is the foremost contemporary chronicler of the spiritual anxieties of Western and specifically French modernity.  More Info

Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park

Penn State University Press | November 1, 2015 | 310 pages
Aneurin (Nye) Wright hasn&’t been on good terms with his father for a long time. When he receives a call on his birthday from his father, Neil, he isn&’t quite sure how to react. Neil has been diagnosed with emphysema and is &“certified for hospice,&” a six-month death... More Info

I Don't See Color

Penn State University Press | January 14, 2016 | 280 pages
"A collection of essays weaving together theoretical insights from philosophy, sociology, economics, psychology, literature, and history, as well as the authors' personal narratives, to examine the forms and persistence of white privilege"--Provided by publisher.  More Info