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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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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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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July Review Roundup: Art, Evolution, and “Alice”

Our recent release of breathtaking photography, a newly illustrated Alice in Wonderland, and works celebrating cultural exploration earned well-deserved praise this month. Take a look!   Learn what happens behind the scenes in competitive ballroom dancing in the Daily Mail‘s interview with Sharon Savoy, author of Ballroom!: Obsession and Passion inside the World of Competitive Dance.   Be sure to watch the video […]

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Brazilian Propaganda

Now available! Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime by Nina Schneider Most people expect the propaganda of authoritarian regimes to be openly political, praising military figures and openly supporting state repression. Yet the official campaigns of Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985) were different. Aesthetically appealing and apolitical, they aimed to “enlighten” and “civilize.” In this book, Nina […]

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Best-Loved Recipes from the Columbia Restaurant

NEW! Best-Loved Recipes from the Columbia Restaurant by Richard Gonzmart Epicurean Rendezvous Award—“The Best Restaurant in Tampa, Florida”—Fortune Golden Spoon Award—Florida Trend Fine Dining Hall of Fame Award—Nation’s Restaurant News Enjoy the savory comfort and culinary excellence of the Columbia Restaurant in your own home with this brand-new book of recipe cards! Set the table […]

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An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste

Now available! An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste by Catherine M. Jones Delve into the stories and rhythms of the Old French chansons de geste, or “songs of heroic deeds”—one of the most important traditions of the French Middle Ages. These tremendously popular songs were based on French history but often embellished in fantastical […]

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Bob Kealing’s Tupperware Unsealed Acquired by Sony Pictures

Congratulations to Bob Kealing, author of Tupperware Unsealed: Brownie Wise, Earl Tupper, and the Home Party Pioneers. According to the Hollywood Reporter late Friday evening, Sony Pictures outbid Warner Bros. and Paramount to acquire the rights to Kealing’s book. The movie will be directed by Tate Taylor (The Help) and will star Sandra Bullock in […]

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