Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale

Although both the Florida Historical Society and the Florida Anthropological Society meetings have been canceled, our books are still available in our Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code FHS20 through June 30, 2020. Browse all books here. Need to know … Continue reading Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale

2019 Florida Historical Society Award Winners

The Florida Historical Society has an extensive honors program recognizing significant contributions to knowledge of our state. We are pleased to announce our four award-winning books in this year’s competition. CHARLTON TEBEAU AWARD Named in honor of the late Charlton W. Tebeau, longtime University of Miami history professor and author of the acclaimed book A … Continue reading 2019 Florida Historical Society Award Winners

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South, by Von Diaz, was named a finalist in the 2019 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the category of Literary or Historical Food Writing.       Gamble Rogers: … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Florida Historical Society 2019

Last week we traveled to Cape Canaveral to attend the 2019 Florida Historical Society annual conference. We brought some of our new and bestselling Florida history books, and we were especially excited to display Gamble Rogers: A Troubadour's Life, by Bruce Horovitz, winner of this year’s Florida Historical Society Charlton Tebeau Award. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading Florida Historical Society 2019

Florida Historical Society 2018

We brought some of our new and bestselling Florida history books with us to Sarasota last weekend for the Florida Historical Society annual conference. We were especially excited to display John Capouya's new book, Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band, winner of the Florida Historical Society's Charlton Tebeau Award this year. … Continue reading Florida Historical Society 2018

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING TITLES AND AUTHORS! 2017 Florida Book Award Winners We are pleased to announce that two of our books have received Florida Book Awards. The Florida Book Awards, coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America's Oldest City by Elsbeth "Buff" Gordon and Hotel Ponce de Leon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler's Gilded Age Palace by Leslee F. Keys have been awarded the Historic St. Augustine Research … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

A Weekend of Florida History, Anthropology, and Gardening

Last weekend, UPF traveled to THREE different cities across Florida to display our diverse collection of books! We had staff in Daytona Beach for the Florida Native Plant Society conference, Orlando for the Florida Historical Society meeting, and Jupiter for the Florida Anthropological Society meeting. In Daytona Beach, we had a great time meeting gardening and botany enthusiasts from all across Florida. There … Continue reading A Weekend of Florida History, Anthropology, and Gardening

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens by James A. Kushlan and Kirsten Hines won the 2015 Florida Authors & Publishers Association President’s Book Award for the 'Home & Garden' category.  This book provides practical, ecologically sound advice for creating landscapes that will appeal to … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

March 2016 Paperback Releases

. In Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down author Bill DeYoung tells the story of the worst ship-bridge collision in U.S. history. . . An intimately detailed account of this disaster, its victims and the survivors, the legal aftermath, as well as a complete history of the bridge, … Continue reading March 2016 Paperback Releases