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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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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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Books for Black History Month

Browse our selection of books for Black History Month! New books explore topics including portrayals of the healthy black self in early black print culture; how slaves built an ethos of “honest labor” and collective humanism; the ways in which African Americans in postbellum Georgia used militia service to define freedom and citizenship; and the […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Last-minute shopping is a lot easier with University Press of Florida’s Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve gathered together a wide variety of our newest books to help you find the perfect gift for all the special people in your life. Not only will your loved ones be delighted by their new literary treasures, but with all […]

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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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Back to School Sale 2016

This week only, get up to 40% off all University Press of Florida books! BACK TO SCHOOL SALE Ends Friday, September 9 Visit http://www.upf.com and use code BTS16 at checkout for up to 40% off your order SHOP NOW

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Happy National Book Lovers Day!

It’s a rainy day here in Florida, the perfect kind of day for reading a good book. And guess what—it’s National Book Lovers Day! Here are some great reads from our spring/summer season. E. G. Barnhill: Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur by Gary Monroe Music Everywhere: The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town by Marty Jourard Returning North with the […]

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The Year in Review: 2015–2016

As we finish up a year of book publishing here at the University Press of Florida, we’re taking some time to look back at what we’ve published, who our readers—you!—are, and the many ways our books have made a splash in the news. We thought you might like to see what we’ve been up to […]

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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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Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale

Visit http://www.upf.com for big discounts on ALL University Press of Florida books in our Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale! Order before June 19 with code MDG16 to receive 20-40% off your order plus $1 per book shipping. You can also place your order by calling 800.226.3822. All orders will receive a FREE “color your own Florida landscape” […]

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