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Review Roundup

Summer is in full swing, and that means it’s time for reading at the beach or poolside!  Here are some exciting reviews of UPF books to guide your summer reading picks:       Celebrated Chef Norman Van Aken was interviewed by Gotham Magazine. The interview, featuring a recipe from his forthcoming book, Norman Van […]

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Our Fall 2017 Catalog is Now Available

Dear Reader,   Our Fall/Winter 2017 catalog is now available! Take a look at the exciting books coming soon from UPF.     The cover images are from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen, courtesy of Norman Van Aken. Other highlights from the forthcoming season include the adventures of forensic pathologist Philippe Charlier, the “Indiana Jones of the […]

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Fall 2017 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our fall 2017 internship program!   Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in learning about book and journal publishing? Apply for a fall internship at the University Press of Florida! We are seeking interns in the following areas:   Acquisitions Editorial, Design, and Production Sales […]

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The History of Human Space Flight

“A fascinating human saga of dedication, competition, sacrifice, and achievement.”—Dave Finley, National Radio Astronomy Observatory “An ambitious and thorough history, extending back to the earliest risk takers and innovators who laid the groundwork for the astronauts and cosmonauts who would break the bonds of Earth.”—George Leopold, author of Calculated Risk “Brings many of the personalities […]

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Awards Announcements: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America’s Oldest City by Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon and Hotel Ponce de Leon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler’s Gilded Age Palace by Leslee F. Keys have been awarded the Historic St. Augustine Research […]

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The Denmark Vesey Affair

Read TIME magazine’s review of The Denmark Vesey Affair . “Brilliantly conceptualized, exhaustively researched, and eloquently written, it is a gold mine for anyone interested in America’s ongoing dilemma with slavery and race.”—John Stauffer, author of Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln “This stunning and magisterial documentary history accumulates and analyzes much evidence never […]

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An Ice Age Mystery

“A fascinating recounting of the early discovery of a Paleolithic human and the issues that were engendered by various opposing scientific views of the validity of the discovery and its analysis.”—Dennis Stanford, coauthor of Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America’s Clovis Culture “Since the site’s discovery long ago, the complete story of the Old […]

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Bad Guys, Bullets, and Boat Chases

“Engaging, humorous, and touching. As we meet this crazy real-life cast, Lee shows us that the true character of those on the frontlines of the fight against wildlife crime is integrity and a commitment to protect animals and landscapes.”—Laurel A. Neme, author of Animal Investigators: How the World’s First Wildlife Forensics Lab is Solving Crimes […]

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida

“The most authoritative edition of Gonzalo Solís de Merás’s rare eye-witness account of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés’s 1565 expedition to Florida, one of the earliest and most valuable accounts written about any region in the United States.”—J. Michael Francis, author of Invading Colombia: Spanish Accounts of the Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada Expedition of Conquest  “An […]

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Elvis Ignited

“I don’t think there was a better time and place to be a teenager than in Florida in the 1950s. It was such a magical place. Elvis is part of what contributed to that excitement.”—Bob Graham, former Florida governor and United States senator “Kealing tells us the story of what happened when Elvis arrived in […]

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