THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR
MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS!
Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South, by Von Diaz, was named a finalist in the 2019 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the category of Literary or Historical Food Writing.
Gamble Rogers: A Troubadour’s Life, by Bruce Horovitz, is the winner of the 2019 Florida Historical Society Charlton Tebeau Award. Named in honor of the late Charlton W. Tebeau, longtime University of Miami history professor and author, this award recognizes a general-interest book in Florida history.
Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, by Jack Clemons, received first place in the Autobiography/Memoir Category from the 2019 National Federation of Press Women Professional Communications Contest.
Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power, edited by Matthew Hild and Keri Leigh Merritt, is the winner of the 2019 United Association for Labor Education Best Book Award.
Florida’s Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck, edited by Roger C. Smith, received an honorable mention in the 2019 John Lyman Book Awards in the category of Naval and Maritime Science and Technology from the North American Society for Oceanic History.
Two of our books have been honored with Latin American Studies Association Section Awards this year:
Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World’s Largest Immigration Detention System, by Carl Lindskoog, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2019 Latin American Studies Association Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize.
Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Postrevolutionary Mexico, by David S. Dalton, received an honorable mention for the 2019 Latin American Studies Association Mexico Section Best Book in the Humanities Award.
All these books are available at discount prices in our Spring Sale with code SPR19, valid through June 16.