VU Alumni Holiday Sale

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In celebration of the holiday season, we’re holding an Alumni Holiday Sale, with 40% off + free U.S. shipping for all Vanderbilt University alumni.

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Save 40% + get free shipping in the U.S. with promo code 15ALUMNI on our website at checkout. You may also place your discounted order by calling our distributor at 800-848-6224 between 7:30 am–4 pm CST. (Discount code valid through January 3, 2023.)

Everyday Justice

Ashley Wiltshire


Brian Fairbanks

Hot Spot

Alex Jahangir, Katie Seigenthaler, James E. K. Hildreth

The People’s Plaza

Justin Jones, William J. Barber II

The Advice King Anthology

Chris Crofton, Tracy Moore, Nick Gazin


Emily Mendenhall

Natural Consequences

Elia Barceló, Yolanda Molina-Gavilán, Andrea Bell

When a Robot Decides to Die and Other Stories

Francisco García González, Bradley J. Nelson

The Sculpture of William Edmondson

Marin R. Sullivan, Renee Ater, Kela Jackson, Ellen Macfarlane, Anne Monahan, Betsy Phillips, Learotha Williams Jr.

Mastodons to Mississippians

Aaron Deter-Wolf, Tanya M. Peres

Voyage of the Adventure

John Guider, Jeff Sellers, Albert Bender Jr, Learotha Williams Jr., Carroll Van West

I'll Take You There

Amie Thurber, Learotha Williams Jr.

Hot, Hot Chicken

Rachel Louise Martin

Vesna Pavlovic

Vesna Pavlovic, Jelena Vesic, Branislav Dimitrijevic, Jordan Amirkhani, John Curley

Jaguars' Tomb

Angélica Gorodischer, Amalia Gladhart

Hidden Nature

Michael Ray Taylor

Architecture of Middle Tennessee

Thomas B. Brumbaugh, Martha I. Strayhorn, Gary G. Gore, Aja Bain

We Shall Overcome

Kathryn E. Delmez, John Lewis

Breach of Peace

Eric Etheridge

People Only Die of Love in Movies

Jim Ridley, Steve Haruch


Keel Hunt, John L. Seigenthaler, Lamar Alexander

The Federalist Society

Michael Avery, Danielle McLaughlin

Peabody College

Paul K. Conkin