Home in Florida

Meet the writers! Check here for more information on upcoming events.Tuesday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. | Anjanette Delgado and Patricia Engel at the Doral YardSaturday, November 20, 6:00p.m. | Anjanette Delgado, Richard Blanco, Jennine Capó Crucet, Ariel Francisco, Ana Menéndez, Caridad Moro-Gronlier, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Achy Obejas, and Isvett Verde at the Miami Book Fair “Shimmering … Continue reading Home in Florida

A Punkhouse in the Deep South

Meet the authors as they tour across the South! To learn when they're coming to your city, click here. "An illuminating and inspiring glimpse into one of America's equivalents of Crass's Dial House. . . . A worthwhile project."—The Wire “This beautifully crafted page-turner presents the outsider history of a thriving southern punkhouse where military … Continue reading A Punkhouse in the Deep South

The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

Meet the author (and the famous Key Marco Cat!) at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Thursday, September 23 at 5pm. For more information, visit our calendar. “An outstanding book on one of North America’s most iconic artifacts. We follow the Cat from its origins as a tree in a forest a few centuries ago … Continue reading The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

The State You’re In

Meet the author at these upcoming events!September 14, 7:00 p.m. | Tombolo Books | St. Petersburg, Florida | Sold outSeptember 19, 3:00 p.m. | Oxford Exchange | Tampa, FloridaSeptember 23, 7:00 p.m. | Florida Southern College | Lakeland, FloridaSeptember 24, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader | Tallahassee, FloridaOctober 15, 6:00 p.m. | Florida Birding and Nature … Continue reading The State You’re In

The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

“An excellent account of the ecology of the trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida. The information is based on a lifetime of experience studying Florida’s woody plants and will be useful to foresters, biologists, students of the natural sciences, and anyone interested in the biota of the region.”—Walter Judd, author of Plant Systematics: A … Continue reading The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

Free eBooks for July 2021

Looking for a good summer read? These ten free eBooks invite readers to explore the Sunshine State, illuminating the inspiration for Disney World and taking readers beyond the Orlando theme parks to learn about Florida's filmmakers and sculptors, the human heritage of Miami, and even the firsthand experiences of Hurricane Maria refugees. You can enjoy … Continue reading Free eBooks for July 2021

Florida Native Plant Society 2021

The Florida Native Plant Society 40th Annual Conference takes place virtually this weekend. If you are attending the conference, view our virtual booth here. Read on for highlights of our gardening book sale. Shop All Books in Our Gardening Sale Use code FNPS21 for discounts and free shipping. The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society 2021

The Florida Manatee, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition:   “The conception of the simple sea cow is being turned on its head by the recent work of Roger L. Reep. . . . Where earlier scientists saw in the manatee’s brain the evidence of deficient intelligence, Dr. Reep sees evolution’s shaping of an animal perfectly adapted to its environment.”—New York … Continue reading The Florida Manatee, Second Edition