Q&A with Christine Ardalan, author of The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida tells the story of healthcare workers who battled racism in a state where white supremacy formed the bedrock of society. Read below for a short Q&A with the author, Christine Ardalan. This book is currently on sale in our African American Studies virtual booth. Use code ALH20 for a discount … Continue reading Q&A with Christine Ardalan, author of The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

The Shadow of Selma

“Deftly interrogates the past, present, and future of race and justice in the United States through the lens of the Selma campaign’s various meanings and legacies.”—John A. Kirk, author of Redefining the Color Line: Black Activism in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1940–1970   The Shadow of Selma provides a comprehensive assessment of the 1965 civil rights campaign, the … Continue reading The Shadow of Selma

The Revolution That Failed

"In this provocative work of political history, Fairclough unequivocally declares that post–Civil War Reconstruction didn’t achieve its goal. . . . Fairclough’s book is a chilling reminder of how some Americans willingly perverted the democracy they claimed to treasure so they could uphold white supremacy."—Publishers Weekly “A masterful and revelatory examination of Reconstruction populated by a … Continue reading The Revolution That Failed

Q&A with Cathy Salustri, author of Backroads of Paradise

Backroads of Paradise and all other titles are still available through the end of the week in our holiday sale. Apply code XM17 at checkout to receive discount pricing and $1 per book shipping. Last year, we published  Cathy Salustri's Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida. The book received attention in national media, … Continue reading Q&A with Cathy Salustri, author of Backroads of Paradise

Music Everywhere Q&A with Marty Jourard

We talked to Music Everywhere author Marty Jourard about his thoughts on the Gainesville music scene, his musical career and influences, and what inspired him to write his book. What was living in Gainesville in the ’60s and ’70s like for you? It was a musical paradise, more or less. My musical education grew from listening to … Continue reading Music Everywhere Q&A with Marty Jourard

Q&A with Gary Monroe, author of E. G. Barnhill

Read below to find an interview with Gary Monroe, author of the new book E. G. Barnhill. This interview gives us a peek into Monroe’s fascination with unsung Florida artists. You’ve written several books about relatively unknown Florida artists and photographers. What is it about these figures that draws you to them? My interest is with … Continue reading Q&A with Gary Monroe, author of E. G. Barnhill

Q & A With Robert S. Voss, Editor of A Pioneer Son at Sea

Filled with colorful personalities and fascinating fishing stories, A Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida recounts the early fishing days of celebrated marine biologist Gilbert Voss as he travels up and down both coasts of Florida throughout the Great Depression and World War II. The book is edited by Voss's son Robert, who is … Continue reading Q & A With Robert S. Voss, Editor of A Pioneer Son at Sea

Walking St. Augustine

Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America's Oldest City By Elsbeth "Buff" Gordon Established in 1565, more than fifty years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, St. Augustine radiates Old World charm like nowhere else in the United States. Vibrant history lurks around every corner, and the best way to … Continue reading Walking St. Augustine

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes Craig N. Huegel Gardeners in the Sunshine State have a special appreciation for shade. With countless hours spent under the hot sun, shade provides much needed relief. But in a tropical climate like Florida's, finding the proper plants for shady areas can be frustrating. And even more difficult still … Continue reading Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes