The Art of Birds

Captivating views of birdlife “The Art of Birds matches deeply evocative photographs to the best observations of Florida birdlife from past centuries. The book left me with a fresh desire to explore our parks and public lands anew, to feel how wild birds make the place.”—Eric Draper, director, Florida State Parks “Stunning; brilliant! The Art of Birds is … Continue reading The Art of Birds

The Thing about Florida Virtual Book Tour

Register for one of these upcoming virtual events to meet Tyler Gillespie, author of The Thing about Florida: Exploring a Misunderstood State, which will be published in April 2021 by the University Press of Florida. For details and information on how to join these events, view our calendar or click the links below the image. … Continue reading The Thing about Florida Virtual Book Tour

2021 African American Intellectual History Society

The African American Intellectual History Society's Annual Conference will be held virtually this March. You can shop our books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora here. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code AAIH21 through June 30, 2021. Need to know what’s new this year? View … Continue reading 2021 African American Intellectual History Society

Trowels in the Trenches

“This book finally closes the door on the idea that archaeology can be or ever was apolitical. The case studies hammer home the concept that archaeology matters to today’s world, that the research conducted in the trenches also occurs at the barricades. This is an unapologetic and powerful call to action for all archaeologists.”—Charles E. … Continue reading Trowels in the Trenches

The Palmetto Book

The natural and cultural history of an iconic plant   “To be in palmetto hammocks, coastal marshes, swamp forests, wet prairies, or revegetating cane breaks with Jono Miller is to walk into a world of wonder. His exuberance, intelligence, humor, and wisdom are as wild and awesome as the cabbage palm itself. If palmettos could talk, they … Continue reading The Palmetto Book

Florida Scrub-Jay

A portrait of a species on the brink “I loved this book. It’s the extraordinary story of an extraordinary bird. Walters has written a powerful and poignant ode to the jay itself and the scrub it depends on—a subtle but beguiling habitat that’s vanishing rapidly, stolen by development, mining, and citrus groves—and also to the remarkable … Continue reading Florida Scrub-Jay

The Gulf South

“An absolutely necessary anthology about the relationship between people and the world around them in this blessed and haunted region.”—From the foreword by Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?   “From lyrical descriptions of ecosystems still largely whole to disturbing accounts of political and … Continue reading The Gulf South

The Wilder Heart of Florida

Launch Event: March 2, 6:30 p.m. Join Jack E. Davis and Leslie K. Poole, editors of The Wilder Heart of Florida, along with contributing writers Gianna Russo and Mark Walters, for a virtual launch event hosted by Tombolo Books. To register, click here. Fall under the spell of Florida’s natural environment “The essays and poetry in The … Continue reading The Wilder Heart of Florida