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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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May Review Roundup

Below are highlights from just some of the many reviews our books received throughout May! . Deemed “the book any self-respecting mini-golf fan has to read next” by Golf Digest, Tim Hollis’s The Minibook of Minigolf is “a delightful and nostalgic journey through the often wacky world of miniature golf.” . . . . Saving Florida by Leslie Kemp […]

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UPF Booth at SAA

Society for American Archaeology 2015

Last week, director Meredith Morris-Babb and our office manager Cindy Laukert traveled to San Francisco to take part in the Society for American Archeology’s 80th annual meeting! We displayed a ton of archaeology and anthropology books at our booth. If you want to see at all of the books we displayed, we’ve created a virtual booth. You can even […]

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2015 SHA Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

Last weekend UPF director Meredith Babb and acquisitions editor Erika Stevens traveled to Seattle to display books and chat with archaeologists at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s 2015 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. They brought tons of UPF books in historical and maritime archaeology, and the books flew off our tables! Check out some photos taken […]

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2014 Review Recap: Celebrating the Year’s Outstanding Books

Throughout the past year, our authors have received due recognition for their labors of love. Below, we celebrate a year of reviews in top publications across the country for our wide ranging collection of titles, from cookbooks and history to photography and sports. Take a look at why these books have caught the attention of some […]

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A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

“A compelling story of how alienated people found refuge in the alien landscape of the Great Dismal Swamp.”—Randall H. McGuire, author of Archaeology as Political Action “These communities represent a largely unrecognized, alternative declaration of independence. They are a part of world history that is truly revolutionary.”—Mark P. Leone, author of The Archaeology of Liberty […]

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71st Annual Southeastern Archaeological Conference

Last weekend, UPF director Meredith Babb and editor-at-large Judith Knight traveled up to Greenville, South Carolina for the 2014 meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC). This year’s meeting had record-breaking attendance—and we took record numbers of UPF books with us to display! Between panel sessions and meetings with scholars, we were very busy selling books […]

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