Review Roundup

University Press of Florida books have received lots of positive attention recently.   In an interview with Cathy Salustri about her book, Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, the New York Times notes the author “delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested Interstates and explore the state’s … Continue reading Review Roundup

The Invention of the Beautiful Game

"Beautifully researched and engagingly told, this book captures the bitter conflicts and surprising continuities that marked the emergence of a national style in Brazil as it tells the story of the men and women who, despite their many differences, together created 'the beautiful game. '"--Roger Kittleson, author of The Country of Football: Soccer and the … Continue reading The Invention of the Beautiful Game

June Review Roundup: Soccer, Speeches, Sightseeing!

Follow the adventures of our expert authors and find some great book recommendations here in our June Review Roundup! We're excited to present highlights from this past month's news and reviews. Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America by Joshua H. Nadel Are you loving the World Cup? Find out how Brazil perfected the game that began as an English invention—and, in turn, … Continue reading June Review Roundup: Soccer, Speeches, Sightseeing!