THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS!

Taste the Islands
by Hugh Sinclair, Cynthia Verna, and Calibe Thompson

The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards have released their Summer Harvest List. In the category for celebrity chef/television in English, Taste the Islands is the winner for the country of Jamaica.

Taste the Islands is on sale here with code UPF75.


Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle
Darius J. Young

Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle was chosen as the winner of the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc. C. Calvin Smith Book Award.

Young’s book is currently on sale in our ASALH virtual booth.


Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization
by Robert Murray

The Society for the Historians of the Early American Republic 2019 Ralph D. Gray Article Prize went to Robert Murray in recognition of his 2019 Journal of the Early Republic article entitled “Bodies in Motion: Liberian Settlers, Medicine, and Mobility in the Atlantic World.” Read more in his new book, Atlantic Passages, which will be published in February 2021 and is available for pre-order in our ASALH virtual booth.


This Luminous: New and Selected Poems
Allan Peterson

This Luminous was chosen as a finalist for the 2020 Oregon Book Awards Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry. Each year, this program honors the state’s finest accomplishments by Oregon writers.

This Luminous is currently on sale in our SAMLA virtual booth.


The Mariel Boatlift: A Cuban-American Journey
by Victor Andres Triay

This book was selected for an Honorable Mention (Local History category) by the American Association for State and Local History’s (AASLH) Leadership in History publication awards committee. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 75th year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.

The Mariel Boatlift is currently on sale in our SHA virtual booth.

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