This past year was a great year for UPF titles, and we were thrilled by all of the praise our authors and their books received in media outlets across the country. Join us in looking back at some of the reviews UPF books received in 2016. Here's to a year of excellent reviews! Shrimp Country: Recipes and … Continue reading 2016 Review Recap
Last-minute shopping is a lot easier with University Press of Florida’s Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve gathered together a wide variety of our newest books to help you find the perfect gift for all the special people in your life. Not only will your loved ones be delighted by their new literary treasures, but with all … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2016
The past couple of months have brought a lot of attention to UPF books! As Florida starts cooling down for the winter season, join us in highlighting some of our reviews from October and November. Authentic Florida highlighted several UPF titles that would make fantastic gifts for friends and loved ones this holiday season! Cathy Salustri's Backroads of Paradise: A … Continue reading Review Roundup
Imagine a network of extraterrestrials in radio contact with each other across the universe, superior beings who hail from advanced civilizations quadrillions of miles away, just waiting for Earth to tune in. Some people believe it’s only a matter of time before we discover the right "station." In his one-of-a-kind history, Waiting for Contact: The Search … Continue reading What Alien Are You?
There's been a lot of buzz about UPF books in the last couple of months! As the leaves start changing (in places other than Florida), join us in starting off the fall season with highlights from some of our favorite reviews from August and September. Gail Saunders presented a copy of her book, Race and Class in … Continue reading September Review Roundup
Written by Lawrence Squeri, author of Waiting for Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. . It has emerged that in May 15 of last year, a Russian radio telescope detected a signal spike of the kind that extraterrestrials might send. What did the Russian astronomers at the RATAN-600 radio telescope do? They told no one. The world’s … Continue reading Did ET Call and Did Russia Drop the Ball?
"A cogent, engaging history of humanity's most ambitious quest--seeking outward for other minds."--David Brin, author of Existence "A fascinating perspective on humankind's obsession for knowing if there is anyone else out there."--Gerrit L. Verschuur, author of The Invisible Universe: The Story of Radio Astronomy "Squeri has written what will likely be the definitive history of … Continue reading Waiting for Contact