2015 Review Recap: Celebrating the Year’s Outstanding Books

This past year, we were proud to see our books and authors recognized again and again in media outlets across the country. We're celebrating a year of excellent reviews! Here are some of the top reviews UPF books received in 2015.   Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League by César Brioso  … Continue reading 2015 Review Recap: Celebrating the Year’s Outstanding Books

Building a Nation

"Remarkable, impressive. Duke makes a double contribution to historical scholarship: to the historiography of federalism in the Caribbean and to the historiography of political dissent, activism, and solidarity within Caribbean diaspora"—Winston James, author of Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America "This well-researched and accessible book deepens our understanding of … Continue reading Building a Nation

Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast

This book is discounted until Dec. 17 in our Holiday Sale! Just apply code XM15 at checkout! . "A timely, accessible guide to responsible landscaping that convincingly explains how and why our home landscapes must participate in local ecosystems."—Douglas Tallamy, coauthor of The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden "By … Continue reading Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast

Joyce’s Allmaziful Plurabilities

. "A brilliantly collaged snapshot of the variety and wealth of literary criticism, and Joyce studies, today."—Tony Thwaites, author of Joycean Temporalities "Celebrates the multiplicity and sheer rampant excess of Joyce's prodigally polysemous text with seventeen different scholars employing a likewise prodigal range of critical methodologies."—Patrick O'Neill, author of Impossible Joyce: Finnegans Wakes "Each of … Continue reading Joyce’s Allmaziful Plurabilities

Priest Under Fire

"A valuable book that goes beyond the specifics of one priest's life to provide insight into the Salvadoran civil war."—Arthur Leigh Binford, coeditor of Landscapes of Struggle: Politics, Society, and Community in El Salvador . "The fascinating story of Father David Rodríguez sheds light on half a century of El Salvador's troubled history and helps … Continue reading Priest Under Fire