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

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida Roger L. Hammer In this authoritative and friendly guide, Roger Hammer shares more than thirty years' experience tempting butterflies and hummingbirds into tropical Florida's gardens. Hammer catalogues 200 of the best plants for luring these wondrous creatures into even the smallest of yards and offers helpful tips for … Continue reading Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida

Privacy in the New Media Age – Author Q&A

In his new book, Privacy in the New Media Age,  top privacy expert Jon L. Mills tries to answer a most difficult question: Can society protect those who are harassed, stalked, and misrepresented online while maintaining our constitutional freedoms? The media have always thrived on publicizing exciting information. This pursuit for a story often results in intrusions on … Continue reading Privacy in the New Media Age – Author Q&A

Africa in Florida – Now in Paperback

In celebration of Black History Month, Africa in Florida and other titles are discounted. Use code BHM15 to take advantage of the sale. Filled with vibrant images of African beadwork, posters, drums, clothing, maps, and Seminoles, Africa in Florida: Five Hundred Years of African Presence in the Sunshine State offers readers a glimpse into the culture that has influenced not … Continue reading Africa in Florida – Now in Paperback

Q&A with Daniel Harrison, author of Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter

Released last month, Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter: The Dark Side of Political Protest investigates an act of creative crime that has become legend in Florida lore. Early one morning in June 1991, a young man named Marshall Ledbetter broke into the Florida State Capitol building, armed with just an empty whiskey bottle wrapped in a … Continue reading Q&A with Daniel Harrison, author of Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter

Q&A with Mac Stone, author of EVERGLADES: AMERICA’S WETLAND

Last month, we released award-winning photographer Mac Stone's Everglades: America's Wetland. Over the past few weeks, Stone has been traveling all over Florida speaking about his work in the Everglades and revealing behind-the-scenes footage of what it's like to photograph America's largest subtropical wilderness. Stone recently placed as a finalist in BBC's Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and … Continue reading Q&A with Mac Stone, author of EVERGLADES: AMERICA’S WETLAND

Conservative Hurricane

Conservative Hurricane: How Jeb Bush Remade Florida Matthew T. Corrigan Few governors in modern history have altered the balance of power in their states as fundamentally as Jeb Bush did in Florida. Both hailed and reviled as the most consequential governor to be sworn into office in Tallahassee, Bush radically--and perhaps permanently--changed the dynamics of … Continue reading Conservative Hurricane