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UCSB Reads 2023: Get the Book

Free Copies for UCSB Students

., Jan. 20, from 12Noon to 2:00PM:  Free copies of the UCSB Reads 2023 book for UCSB students while supplies last. UCSB Library Paseo.

How Can I Find a Copy of "Happy City"?


If you are teaching the book in winter or spring quarter 2023 you can request copies for all your students.  Click here for more information.

Book Clubs:

Staff, Student, or Faculty Book Clubs:  If you would like copies of the book for a book club that will meet in winter or spring quarter, please email with "Book Club" in the subject line and tell us the name of your book club and how many copies you are requesting.

Check out a Paperback Copy from UCSB Library: Click here to see available copies at UCSB Library.

Check out a Paperback Copy, Digital Audio, or EBook from the public library:

Santa Barbara Public Library has print and audiobook versions. Click here to see availble copies from Santa Barbara Public Library.  EBooks will be available soon.

Click here to see available copies from Goleta Valley Public Library

Buy a Copy from a Bookstore:

UCSB Bookstore has copies of Happy City in stock.

Chaucer's Bookstore 

Barnes & Noble

Powell's Books

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