Awards for Our Florida Books and Authors

Congratulations to our many authors who are recognized in this year's Florida Book Awards and Florida Historical Society Awards. All of the winning books can be purchased with a discount in our spring sale using code SPR21, valid through June 30. Florida Book Awards Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards … Continue reading Awards for Our Florida Books and Authors

UPF Authors at the 2020 Miami Book Fair

Many University Press of Florida authors are participating in this year's virtual Miami Book Fair. We've created a list so that you don't miss any of their interviews! In Conversation: Seeking the American Tropics: South Florida’s Early Naturalists James A. Kushlan's Seeking the American Tropics unearths stories of the explorers and adventurers who – for better … Continue reading UPF Authors at the 2020 Miami Book Fair

Music in Florida: A Reading List

This selection of books offers readers the chance to delve into Florida's music scene. Read about Gainesville's place in the story of American rock and roll, the Jacksonville bands that reset the course of seventies rock, and the state's rich soul music history. Use code UPF75 for discounts and free shipping through December 16. Jacksonville and the … Continue reading Music in Florida: A Reading List

Jacksonville and the Roots of Southern Rock

The enduring achievement and legacy of a rock movement   “Fun and informative. . . . Fans of Southern rock will appreciate Fitzgerald’s entertaining survey.”—Publishers Weekly “Finally Jacksonville is recognized for its role as the source for some of the greatest recorded American rock and roll. FitzGerald’s book launches a hundred guitar-crunching ear worms. Maybe … Continue reading Jacksonville and the Roots of Southern Rock