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Within the Walls and What Do I Love?

Within the Walls and What Do I Love? by H.D., edited by Annette Debo This volume presents two rare works by the modernist writer H.D.: Within the Walls, a collection ...

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The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook

Featured in Jon Favreau’s new film Chef and named by Time as one of the top ten places to visit in Miami, Versailles Restaurant has been the hub of Miami’s Cuban community for ...

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Black Legacies

NEW! Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages by Lynn T. Ramey “A provocative study of western racial attitudes.”—Hamilton Cravens, coeditor of Race and Science “Shows that behind myths ...

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Within the Walls and What Do I Love?

Within the Walls and What Do I Love? by H.D., edited by Annette Debo This volume presents two rare works by the modernist writer H.D.: Within the Walls, a collection of fourteen short stories, and What Do I Love?, a set of three long poems. Written during World War II in London, where H.D. chose […]

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The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook

Featured in Jon Favreau’s new film Chef and named by Time as one of the top ten places to visit in Miami, Versailles Restaurant has been the hub of Miami’s Cuban community for over 30 years. We are pleased to announce the publication of The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook, which presents classic Cuban home cooking recipes from this famous Little Havana restaurant. Discover […]

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Black Legacies

NEW! Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages by Lynn T. Ramey “A provocative study of western racial attitudes.”—Hamilton Cravens, coeditor of Race and Science “Shows that behind myths of knights in shining armor and fair maidens lies a contested literary and cultural history of medievalism that troubles understandings of race from the nineteenth […]

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August Review Roundup: Donuts, Dance, and Disaster!

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 […]

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Afro-Cuban Religious Arts

Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería by Kristine Juncker From a plantation in Havana Province in the 1880s to a religious center in Spanish Harlem in the 1960s, this book profiles four generations of women from one Afro-Cuban religious family. Each woman was a medium in Espiritismo and also […]

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UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books

We are proud to present three milestone works in archaeology, just released from University Press of Florida:   The Archaeology of American Cities by Nan A. Rothschild and Diana diZerega Wall “Unrivaled in scope. An essential work for urban historical archaeologists.” —Adrian Praetzellis, author of Dug to Death At the leading edge of Urban archaeology, an […]

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By Avon River

New! By Avon River by H.D., edited by Lara Vetter Near the end of World War II, after staying in London throughout the Blitz, H.D. made a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. This experience resulted in a hybrid volume of poetry about The Tempest and prose about Shakespeare and his contemporaries—a major turning point to […]

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Autoepitaph

Now available! Autoepitaph: Selected Poems by Reinaldo Arenas, Edited by Camelly Cruz-Martes, Translated by Kelly Washbourne Reinaldo Arenas (1943–1990), one of the most famous expatriate Cuban writers, is widely known for his novels and his autobiography, Before Night Falls—chosen as one of the ten best books of 1993 by the New York Times and made into […]

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José Martí, the United States, and Race

NEW! José Martí, the United States, and Race by Anne Fountain “Essential reading for those who increasingly appreciate the enormous importance of Martí as one of the nineteenth century’s most influential and most original thinkers.”—John Kirk, coeditor of Redefining Cuban Foreign Policy A national hero in Cuba and a champion of independence across Latin America, […]

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Becoming Virginia Woolf

NEW! Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read by Barbara Lounsberry “They fascinate us as they fascinate her: those writers who encouraged, warned, comforted, and trained a developing genius.”—Nancy Price, author of Sleeping with the Enemy “Lounsberry’s deeply researched and gracefully written book shows not only Woolf’s development into a great […]

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