Archive | March, 2015
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Sorghum’s Savor

Sorghum’s tang and lore savored in Ronni Lundy’s latest book Long cherished in the South, sorghum has recently been rediscovered by progressive chefs across the nation. It is prized for its distinct umami taste that can enhance and deepen the flavors of both sweet and savory dishes. Published this week, Sorghum’s Savor showcases the history […]

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Modern Arab Art

NOW IN PAPERBACK! “An in-depth look at the difference between ‘Islamic art’ and ‘Arab art’ and well as the inherent similarities. The book offers further examinations into Arab creativity, modernity and tradition, Arab Cultures, nationalism, the influence of Western art, globalization, and Orientalism, among other topics. This book should help encourage further investigations of this […]

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Category 5

NOW IN PAPERBACK! “Compelling…demands to be read in one sitting…A sobering yet gripping account of the storm’s ferocity, and at the same time personalizes its consequences by making us care about the people it affected. If you are a fan of the Keys, the author’s descriptions of life there in the mid-1930s will add to […]

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Celebrate National Arts Advocacy Day

Happy National Arts Advocacy Day, everyone! All over the nation today, individuals are celebrating the importance of every category of art–whether fine, visual, performing, or another artistic medium. To take part in this celebration, we’ve discounted some of our recent art books on our website. Simply visit http://www.upf.com/AAD15 and apply code AAD15 at checkout to take […]

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Backcountry Lawman

NOW IN PAPERBACK! First Place, 2014 Florida Outdoor Writers Association Excellence-in-Craft Award “As thrilling as any Indiana Jones epic.”—Florida Times-Union “Pure joy to read, . . . Backcounty Lawman has something for everybody, including white-knuckle boat chases in the dark, surveillance on bird poachers, deer decoy operations, and even an entertaining, yet important, pollution case.”—International […]

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Cuba: A History in Art

This very special selection from the Cuban Foundation Collection traces the development and flowering of the arts in Cuba from the 1600s to 1959 and helps to establish a link for Floridians of Cuban heritage with their rich Cuban culture. —Sandra Mortham, Florida Secretary of State Today we are pleased to announce the publication of […]

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Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes Craig N. Huegel Gardeners in the Sunshine State have a special appreciation for shade. With countless hours spent under the hot sun, shade provides much needed relief. But in a tropical climate like Florida’s, finding the proper plants for shady areas can be frustrating. And even more difficult still […]

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Modernists at Odds

NOW AVAILABLE! We are pleased to present the latest book in The Florida James Joyce Series: Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence Edited by Matthew J. Kochis and Heather L. Lusty “Challenges the unhelpful polarization of Lawrence and Joyce in much twentieth-century literary criticism and offers intriguing alternatives.”—Fiona Becket, author of The Complete Critical […]

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February Review Roundup: FABruary Features

Our fabulous authors have been featured in nearly 100 reviews and articles this month. Take a look at just a few highlights below! . Unwind spotlighted two of our recent cookbooks. The magazine recommended Mango by Jen Karetnick “for all those that love this sweet, tropical fruit–or are overwhelmed by a ripe tree in their yard” and deemed it “the definitive […]

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Building the Past

Studying ancient architecture can reveal a great deal about the lives of past civilizations. Yet few studies bridge the gap between architecture and archaeology. Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley–Great Lakes, edited by Brian G. Redmond and Robert A. Genheimer integrates structural engineering and wood science technology into the toolkit of archaeologists for […]

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