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Review Roundup

UPF books have received lots of praise in the past few months. Since springtime in Florida is the perfect opportunity to relax outside with a good book, now is a great time to take a look at some of these titles.   . Time magazine reviewed Douglas R. Egerton and Robert L. Paquette’s The Denmark […]

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Review Roundup

University Press of Florida books have received lots of positive attention recently.   In an interview with Cathy Salustri about her book, Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, the New York Times notes the author “delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested Interstates and explore the state’s […]

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2016 Review Recap

This past year was a great year for UPF titles, and we were thrilled by all of the praise our authors and their books received in media outlets across the country. Join us in looking back at some of the reviews UPF books received in 2016. Here’s to a year of excellent reviews!   Shrimp Country: Recipes and […]

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Review Roundup

The past couple of months have brought a lot of attention to UPF books! As Florida starts cooling down for the winter season, join us in highlighting some of our reviews from October and November. Authentic Florida highlighted several UPF titles that would make fantastic gifts for friends and loved ones this holiday season! Cathy Salustri’s Backroads of Paradise: A […]

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September Review Roundup

There’s been a lot of buzz about UPF books in the last couple of months! As the leaves start changing (in places other than Florida), join us in starting off the fall season with highlights from some of our favorite reviews from August and September. Gail Saunders presented a copy of her book, Race and Class in […]

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July 2016 Review Roundup

July brought a lot of exciting buzz about UPF books! Here are some of our favorite reviews from the past month. . . We are thrilled that Authentic Florida has highlighted several of our books that are perfect for summer chilling: E.G Barnhill, A Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida, An Ecotourist’s Guide to the […]

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June 2016 Review Roundup

This month we are jumping into summer with more great reviews for UPF books!   An Ecotourist’s Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys By Robert Silk “Offers travel tips as well as insight into ‘Old Florida’ and the region’s Native American roots.”—Publishers Weekly “This handy guide explores the Everglades and the Florida Keys, […]

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Winter Review Roundup

This winter brought with it much praise for UPF books and authors! Here are some highlights from reviews our books recently received.   Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League By César Brioso “Conjures a colorful era of baseball that predated big-money sports.”—Foreign Affairs       Embracing Cuba By Byron Motley […]

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2015 Review Recap: Celebrating the Year’s Outstanding Books

This past year, we were proud to see our books and authors recognized again and again in media outlets across the country. We’re celebrating a year of excellent reviews! Here are some of the top reviews UPF books received in 2015.   Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League by César Brioso  […]

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October Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in October! Our newly published book George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables by Arva Moore Parks received a delightful review from the Miami Herald this month. The reviewer called the book “a sweeping account of how one man came to symbolize the optimism of his time […]

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