To celebrate the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading we've curated a reading list focused on this wonderful city. Get a taste of the famous Columbia Restaurant, learn about the Summit Venture's crash into the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, and see immigrant cigar workers carve out a space for themselves. Books are on sale with code … Continue reading Tampa: A Reading List
Below, marketing intern Gabriel Vasquez-Peterson talks about the Skyway Bridge Memorial, its dedication ceremony, and the author who made the monument possible, Bill DeYoung. The Skyway Bridge Memorial by Gabriel Vasquez-Peterson On May 9, 1980, the 20,000-ton freighter "Summit Venture," its pilot blinded by a sudden violent weather cell, crashed into a support pier of Tampa’s Skyway … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: The Skyway Bridge Memorial
August marked a month of plentiful reviews across many magazines and journals. Find your next great read below, and see which books everyone's talking about! Discover America's favorite gourmet doughnut shops in an interview with Paul Mullins, author of Glazed America: A History of the Doughnut, in "Foodie Friday: The Rise and Rise of the Gourmet Doughnut" on the Berkshire Hathaway … Continue reading August Review Roundup: Donuts, Dance, and Disaster!
It's been a busy and exciting spring for UPF books and authors! First, hear what UPF authors have to say in these recent interviews: Listen to Dale Finley Slongwhite, author of Fed Up: The High Costs of Cheap Food, on WGCU News. Listen to Robert Brinkmann, author of Florida Sinkholes: Science and Policy, on WGCU News. Listen to Bill DeYoung, author … Continue reading May 2014 Review Roundup