This month we’re celebrating amazing women in history. Want to be inspired by stories of women who made a big impact on the natural environment, the arts, literature, culture, and civil rights history in Florida and beyond? Here are eight great reads for Women’s History Month! In this uplifting memoir, Lee Wilson describes how she grand … Continue reading Celebrate Women’s History Month with UPF!
Read about a medieval French writer, Latin American fiction writers, women of the African diaspora, southeastern archaeologists, environmental leaders, Florida’s only “Highwaywoman” painter, the first female head of the Seminole Tribe, and other extraordinary women. Use code WEQ15 at checkout for discount prices.
Below are highlights from just some of the many reviews our books received throughout May! . Deemed "the book any self-respecting mini-golf fan has to read next" by Golf Digest, Tim Hollis's The Minibook of Minigolf is "a delightful and nostalgic journey through the often wacky world of miniature golf." . . . . Saving Florida by Leslie Kemp … Continue reading May Review Roundup
Check out some photos from our booth at the Florida Library Association annual conference! This past weekend in Orlando, librarians from all over the state visited our booth at the meeting and browsed our newest selection of books. Click the titles below the photos for more information on these books. Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the … Continue reading Florida Library Association 2015
Marketing intern Jackie Joiner is majoring in advertising at the University of Florida. During her internship this spring at the University Press of Florida, Jackie got us started participating in #FirstLineFriday—a weekly look inside our newest books. (Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to join in!) . . Get to know some of the many environmentalists Leslie Kemp … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Meet Some of the Leading Ladies of Saving Florida!
The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Two of our books received awards from the Florida Historical Society. Thomas Graham has received the 2015 Charlton Tebeau Award from the FHS for Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine. The award is given to honor a general-interest book on a Florida history topic. Graham's … Continue reading Recent Award Winners
You have the same problem every holiday season: What do you get the person who has everything? Why, books of course. And no matter how many books your friends and family own, chances are they haven’t yet seen our newest titles. Why not surprise them with a book that complements a gift they loved last … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2014
With autumn's arrival, our authors' works have caught the attention of reviewers seeking adventure. Whether encouraging outdoor recreation, guiding indoor activities, or simply providing an escape, our books offer just what everyone's looking for this fall: a taste of nature, a bit of history, and a whole lot of inspiration. Below we've highlighted just a … Continue reading September Review Roundup: Autumn Adventures
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