September Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in August! Our new photography book, Embracing Cuba by Byron Motley, received plenty of praise this month. Booklist not only gave the book a star rating, but also gave the review "Review of the Day" on September 21 and awarded it "Best Travel Book of the Year." Booklist said that "anyone who … Continue reading September Review Roundup

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Gary Monroe Considers the Fate of Silver Springs

Florida's vanishing springs, an ongoing concern for the state, have been a hot topic in the news again recently. In this guest post, beloved UPF author and Florida native, Gary Monroe, responds to the state's intention to reclaim Silver Springs from Festival Fun Parks and attempt to prevent further environmental degradation of the natural wonder. The Fate of … Continue reading Gary Monroe Considers the Fate of Silver Springs

Introducing Six Degrees of Separation: An Occasional Feature Wherein We Make an Elaborate Effort to Link Our Books to (Occasionally Obscure) Events, People, or Twitter Trends

[This first of these features doesn’t count because it only takes two degrees to get to one of our books, but here’s an example of how they'll will work.] We are saddened by the recent news of Jane Russell’s death at age 89. Russell was a voluptuous pin-up girl, admired by millions of soldiers during … Continue reading Introducing Six Degrees of Separation: An Occasional Feature Wherein We Make an Elaborate Effort to Link Our Books to (Occasionally Obscure) Events, People, or Twitter Trends