September Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in August! Our new photography book, Embracing Cuba by Byron Motley, received plenty of praise this month. Booklist not only gave the book a star rating, but also gave the review "Review of the Day" on September 21 and awarded it "Best Travel Book of the Year." Booklist said that "anyone who … Continue reading September Review Roundup

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2015

We had a fantastic time last week at the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2015 Discovery Show. SIBA celebrated its 40th birthday this year with lots of author signings, informative panels, photo booth fun, and special events. Our tables in the exhibit hall were piled high with new University Press of Florida books, and we loved spending … Continue reading Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2015

Discovering a Forgotten Florida Park

The Segregated Story of the State’s Most Famous Spring Written by Lu Vickers, coauthor (with Cynthia Wilson-Graham) of Remembering Paradise Park: Tourism and Segregation at Silver Springs After writing several books on vintage Florida tourist attractions, I considered writing one on the grandmother of them all—Silver Springs. But Paradise Park, the segregated attraction Silver Springs’ owners … Continue reading Discovering a Forgotten Florida Park