New Paperback Releases: Books on Florida & Madame Lalaurie

Alligators in B-Flat: Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida by Jeff Klinkenberg “Floridians are a charming, talented breed, and this humorous, honest, and often touching collection of tales exhibits the melting pot of traditions and lifestyles from a journalist’s eye.”—Publisher’s Weekly “You’ll want to read this entertaining and ever-so-idiosyncratic guide to the out of … Continue reading New Paperback Releases: Books on Florida & Madame Lalaurie

August Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in August! . Seth C. McKee's book Jigsaw Puzzle Politics in the Sunshine State received a welcome shout-out from the Tallahassee Democrat, who stated that "if timing is everything in politics, the University Press of Florida just hit a publishing jackpot." . . . . . . The Florida Times-Union published … Continue reading August Review Roundup

American Horror Story: Coven Season Finale Fact v. Fiction

With an over-the-top season finale that drew 4.2 million viewers, American Horror Story: Coven left many fans disappointed. Carolyn Long considers the elements that stayed (at least a little bit) true to history and points out several of the bigger divergences. "These were great characters in a great setting—if only we’d gotten to know them better," commented The … Continue reading American Horror Story: Coven Season Finale Fact v. Fiction

American Horror Story: Coven Fact v. Fiction #3

Only two days left until the season finale of American Horror Story: Coven! Recapping episodes 6-9 with a look at where history influenced the plot of Coven, Carolyn Long gives fans a lot to think about. As far-fetched and fantastical as much of Coven may seem, it's easy to forget that true events in the … Continue reading American Horror Story: Coven Fact v. Fiction #3