Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Use code AAPIHM for discount prices and free shipping through May 31. Yamato Colony: The Pioneers Who Brought Japan to FloridaRyusuke KawaiTranslated by John Gregersen and Reiko Nishioka Florida Historical Society Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Award Opening a window onto the little-known Japanese-American heritage of Florida, Yamato Colony is the true tale of … Continue reading Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Books for National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with these recent poetry collections from University Press of Florida. Featuring the work of Fernando Valverde, Excilia Saldaña, Reinaldo Arenas, Allan Peterson, and Mohja Kahf, these books will introduce you to writers both familiar and new. Use code NPM21 for discount prices and free shipping through April 30. The Insistence of … Continue reading Books for National Poetry Month

Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Emphasizing the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has chosen “Raise UP” as the theme for this year’s University Press Week. University Press of Florida is a proud member of AUPresses, … Continue reading Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Music in Florida: A Reading List

This selection of books offers readers the chance to delve into Florida's music scene. Read about Gainesville's place in the story of American rock and roll, the Jacksonville bands that reset the course of seventies rock, and the state's rich soul music history. Use code UPF75 for discounts and free shipping through December 16. Jacksonville and the … Continue reading Music in Florida: A Reading List

Florida Springs: A Reading List

Featuring the underwater photography of Bruce Mozert, the life story of explorer and activist Wes Skiles, and an analysis of serious freshwater problems today, these books take readers on a journey across Florida to learn about the state's beautiful natural springs. Find out why Florida's springs are so beloved, what threatens the springs, and how … Continue reading Florida Springs: A Reading List

Women’s History: A Reading List

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH). In recognition of this milestone we’ve curated a selection of our books focusing on women’s history. Read about the development of southern women’s history, the lives of women in the South, and the stories of women who fought for the environment … Continue reading Women’s History: A Reading List