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 be featured speakers at the event.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello!
Jim Ross, editor of In Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places In Between. In Season is the winner of the 2018 Florida Book Awards Silver Medal for Florida Nonfiction.
Bruce Horovitz, author of Gamble Rogers: A Troubadour’s Life. Gamble Rogers received the 2018 Florida Book Awards Bronze Medal for Florida Nonfiction.
Kent Spriggs, editor of Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980
Neil Skene, author of The Supreme Court of Florida: A Journey toward Justice, 1972–1987
Here are a few more books we brought to the festival:
William Morgan: Evolution of an Architect
2018 Florida Book Awards Richard E. Rice Gold Medal for Visual Arts
Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba
2018 Florida Book Awards Bronze Medal for General Nonfiction
Made in Florida: Artists, Celebrities, Activists, Educators, and Other Icons in the Sunshine State
Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida
John M. Dunn
Drawn to the Deep: The Remarkable Underwater Explorations of Wes Skiles
Fishes in the Fresh Waters of Florida: An Identification Guide and Atlas
Robert H. Robins, Lawrence M. Page, James D. Williams, Zachary S. Randall, and Griffin E. Sheehy
Broadway, Balanchine, and Beyond: A Memoir
Bettijane Sills with Elizabeth McPherson
Dancing with Merce Cunningham
Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments
J. L. Pickering and John Bisney
Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home
If you missed us at the festival, don’t worry. These books and more are included in our Spring Sale! Visit our website and use code SPR19 for discount prices and $1 per book shipping through June 16.