This winter brought with it much praise for UPF books and authors! Here are some highlights from reviews our books recently received. Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League By César Brioso “Conjures a colorful era of baseball that predated big-money sports.”—Foreign Affairs Embracing Cuba By Byron Motley … Continue reading Winter Review Roundup
Evolution: What Do The Kids Think? Guest post by Brandon Haught, author of Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom . My work on Going Ape was a thrilling five-year research and writing journey. I discovered hundreds of documents, from newspaper articles to school board meeting minutes, revealing Floridians’ opinions on how evolution should … Continue reading Evolution: What Do The Kids Think?
Our fabulous authors have been featured in nearly 100 reviews and articles this month. Take a look at just a few highlights below! . Unwind spotlighted two of our recent cookbooks. The magazine recommended Mango by Jen Karetnick "for all those that love this sweet, tropical fruit--or are overwhelmed by a ripe tree in their yard" and deemed it "the definitive … Continue reading February Review Roundup: FABruary Features
Our recent release of breathtaking photography, a newly illustrated Alice in Wonderland, and works celebrating cultural exploration earned well-deserved praise this month. Take a look! Learn what happens behind the scenes in competitive ballroom dancing in the Daily Mail's interview with Sharon Savoy, author of Ballroom!: Obsession and Passion inside the World of Competitive Dance. Be sure to watch the video of her … Continue reading July Review Roundup: Art, Evolution, and “Alice”
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!
Check out some highlights from reviews UPF books have received this past month! Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida by Andrew Furman “Furman charms his audience. . . . The writings are enlightening, even captivating.”—Library Journal Miami for Families: A Vacation Guide for Parents and Kids by Laura Albritton “I was at … Continue reading Review Roundup: April 2014
We hope you enjoy these highlights from reviews our books received last month. You’ll also catch a few glimpses of what our authors have been up to lately. Take a look! In a recent Tampa Bay Times op-ed, Brandon Haught looks at science education in Florida’s private schools. Haught is the author of the … Continue reading March 2014 Review Roundup: UPF Books in the News!