To Tell a Black Story of Miami

“Powerfully breaks up ‘diverse South Florida’ as image and practice of anti-Blackness and white supremacy. McInnis critically dialogues with the storytelling testimony, pleasure, and resistance of African Americans, Bahamians, Haitians, and Afro-Cubans, showing how multiple Black South Floridas, in the keenness of literature and film, make up and unsettle Miami.”—Antonio Lopez, author of Unbecoming Blackness: The … Continue reading To Tell a Black Story of Miami

Q&A with Clay Henderson, author of Forces of Nature

In Forces of Nature: A History of Land Conservation, Clay Henderson—an environmental lawyer and educator—details how many of Florida’s activists, artists, philanthropists, and politicians have worked to designate threatened land for use as parks, preserves, and other conservation areas. We asked Clay Henderson some questions about his new book, which we're sharing below. When did … Continue reading Q&A with Clay Henderson, author of Forces of Nature

Q&A with Bill Maxwell, author of Maximum Vantage

In Maximum Vantage: New Selected Columns, journalist Bill Maxwell addresses issues faced by Florida and broader American society, offering opinions on a wide variety of questions with a focus on race, agricultural labor, education, and the environment. We asked Bill Maxwell some questions about his new book, which we're sharing below. What do you want readers … Continue reading Q&A with Bill Maxwell, author of Maximum Vantage

Forces of Nature

"Clay Henderson [is] the undisputed expert on land conservation law in Florida."—Orlando Sentinel “Anyone who wants to learn more about Florida’s struggle to conserve its many unique natural landscapes will want to read this book. In addition to introducing the historical cast of characters who engaged in land conservation in Florida, Henderson reviews recent land conservation … Continue reading Forces of Nature

Q&A with Andrew T. Huse, Bárbara C. Cruz, and Jeff Houck, authors of The Cuban Sandwich

In The Cuban Sandwich: A History in Layers, three devoted fans—Andrew T. Huse, Bárbara C. Cruz, and Jeff Houck—sort through improbable vintage recipes, sift gossip from Florida old-timers, and wade into the fearsome Tampa vs. Miami sandwich debate (is adding salami necessary or heresy?) to reveal the social history behind how this delicacy became a … Continue reading Q&A with Andrew T. Huse, Bárbara C. Cruz, and Jeff Houck, authors of The Cuban Sandwich

2022 Awards for Our Florida Books and Authors

Congratulations to our authors who were recognized in this year's Florida Book Awards and Florida Historical Society Awards. All of the winning books can be purchased with a discount in our spring sale using code 22SPR, valid through June 30, 2022. Florida Book Awards Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards … Continue reading 2022 Awards for Our Florida Books and Authors

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Florida Historical Society Forum

This year's FHS Public History Forum was held last weekend in Gainesville, together with the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society conference. Our virtual booth is open through June 30, 2022 and offers great deals on our Florida history books, as well as our Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings books. Use code FHS22 for discount prices and free shipping … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Florida Historical Society Forum

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Florida Native Plant Society Conference

This year’s FNPS Conference is taking place virtually. You can visit our virtual booth on the Whova platform. On our website, use code FNPS22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Gardening Titles Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit. Gardening Book Tour with Author Ginny Stibolt Author Ginny Stibolt … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Florida Native Plant Society Conference

Paddler’s Guide to the Sunshine State, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition: “A great all-in-one paddling guide—with everything from the state’s best water trails to nitty-gritty advice about weather, equipment and supplies.”—Lonely Planet Miami & the Keys   “A colorful, comprehensive guide to paddling Florida’s extensive waterways.”—Gainesville Sun   “Whether you are a novice at the sport or experienced, this book should be required reading.”—Fish’n & … Continue reading Paddler’s Guide to the Sunshine State, Second Edition