New Paperback Release: The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

“A fine piece of scholarship. . . . A solid introduction to the archaeology of the fur trade, as well as to the myriad archaeological issues associated with colonial interaction.”—American Antiquity   “Impressive and ambitious, covering centuries of time and much of the North American continent. . . . Admirably balances the enormous numbers of sites, … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

New Paperback Release: Duvalier’s Ghosts

“Urgently pursues those nameless ghosts of Haitians lost in the liminal space of the Black Atlantic.”—New West Indian Guide “Foregrounds the experiences of refugees (particularly those refused asylum and detained in camps), the political mobilization of the diaspora in the United States, the ramifications of the policies and adjustment programmes imposed on Haiti by the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Duvalier’s Ghosts

New Paperback Release: Trailblazing Mars

“Duggins gives you the how of the process along with the facts. Who knows what trails this book will help blaze. Read on.”—Bill Nye the Science Guy® and executive director of The Planetary Society “Duggins’s timely and engrossing study will interest explorers and armchair astronauts alike, and remind readers of the excitement of outer space.”—Publishers … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Trailblazing Mars

New Paperback Release: Journeys Through Paradise

“This book is for those inhabited by the same desires that drove the early naturalists afield, who yearn to know wilder territory. We read it voraciously, as if in the understanding of how they loved we might also begin to do so, as if in the reliving of their lives we might recapture some vanishing … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Journeys Through Paradise

New Paperback Release: The Generalship of Muhammad

“Impressive. . . . A well-researched and very professional military analysis. Apart from its contribution to the literature of military history and counterinsurgency, it reinforces the credibility of the very detailed early accounts of Muhammad’s life and career.”—H-Net “An excellent analysis of Muhammad as a general, placing his battles within the context of military history, … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Generalship of Muhammad

April 2017 Paperback Releases

Captain "Hell Roaring" Mike Healy: From American Slave to Arctic Hero  by Dennis L. Noble and Truman R. Strobridge United States Maritime Literature Award “The definitive biography.”—Naval History “A remarkably complete, compelling story of an incredibly complex individual.”—Alaska History  “Engrossing and well-written book. . . . It can be read simply as a tale of … Continue reading April 2017 Paperback Releases

Who Said It? Famous Words by Key West Greats

Did you know that many great American writers and artists called Key West home? These #KeyWestGreats are featured in Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West by William McKeen, now in paperback. From Ernest Hemingway to Tennessee Williams to Jimmy Buffett, Mile Marker Zero tells the story of how a league of creative … Continue reading Who Said It? Famous Words by Key West Greats

Now in Paperback: Mile Marker Zero

Winner of the Florida Book Award, Gold Medal for Nonfiction "A tall but telescopic-sight-true tale of Hunter Thompson, Jimmy Buffett, Tom McGuane, and a large cavorting cast running around with sand in their shoes at 'ground zero for lust and greed and most of the other deadly sins': Key West."--Tom Wolfe "An engrossing tell-all in … Continue reading Now in Paperback: Mile Marker Zero

March 2016 Paperback Releases

. In Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down author Bill DeYoung tells the story of the worst ship-bridge collision in U.S. history. . . An intimately detailed account of this disaster, its victims and the survivors, the legal aftermath, as well as a complete history of the bridge, … Continue reading March 2016 Paperback Releases

New Paperback Release: The Odyssey of an African Slave

“This is the only known slave memoir from Florida . . . A fine addition to slave narrative reading lists.”—Library Journal “Griffin intersperses Sitiki’s account with commentary that places this extraordinary narrative into historical context, noting the scarcity of slave narratives—particularly slaves born in Africa.”—Booklist “The publication of a heretofore unknown slave narrative is significant, … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Odyssey of an African Slave