In celebration of Merce Cunningham's 100th Birthday, we're pleased to share this excerpt from Marianne Preger-Simon's Dancing with Merce Cunningham, her memoir of one of the most influential companies in modern American dance and the brilliance of its visionary leader. ~ ONE STEP LEADS TO ANOTHER In late spring of 1949, I learned that Merce Cunningham was giving … Continue reading In Celebration of Merce Cunningham’s 100th Birthday
“Weaving together the stories of private conservationists, state boosters, and New Dealers, Nelson captures a pivotal moment in the development of Florida as a tourist destination. We may be surprised by the sacrifices of CCC workers or the schemes of Florida’s politicians, but readers will appreciate all the more how their efforts have preserved some … Continue reading How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism
“Superb. A valuable reference tool for a wide range of topics that every medical educator should know about. A must-read for all medical school administrators, especially in areas of curriculum, student affairs, faculty affairs, ethics, and professionalism.”—Roberta E. Sonnino, former professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine While medical schools usually emphasize the teaching of … Continue reading Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education
Put aside your spring cleaning because these books will sweep you off your feet! Select your next springtime read from this roundup of reviews from the past few months. The Nature of Plants: An Introduction to How Plants Work by Craig N. Huegel “[A] superbly well-explained primer. . . . This is an outstanding introduction … Continue reading Review Roundup
Celebrate International Dance Day with a Good Book! View books here and use code INDD19 for discount prices, valid through May 10.
It was a beautiful day in Tallahassee for Word of South: A Festival of Literature and Music! We brought some of our new and bestselling books in history, gardening, art, literature, cooking, and the outdoors to the festival. This year four UPF books received Florida Book awards, and authors of the award-winning books were invited to … Continue reading Word of South 2019
“Inspiring and compelling. These stories resonate with life lessons that we all should read and ponder: the importance of hard work, the value of rejection, and a genuine affection for the Sunshine State.”—Gary R. Mormino, author of Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida “Levy has a penchant for asking … Continue reading Made in Florida
Last weekend, we traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to attend the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting. We brought our new and bestselling archaeology and anthropology books with us, and it was great to meet with everyone who stopped by our booth! Thanks to our authors who visited us at SAA: Jane Eva Baxter, author … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2019