Tag Archives: Futbol

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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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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The Invention of the Beautiful Game

“Beautifully researched and engagingly told, this book captures the bitter conflicts and surprising continuities that marked the emergence of a national style in Brazil as it tells the story of the men and women who, despite their many differences, together created ‘the beautiful game. ‘”–Roger Kittleson, author of The Country of Football: Soccer and the […]

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June Review Roundup

The highlights below are from just some of the nearly 100 reviews and news mentions our authors received throughout June.  . . Walking St. Augustine Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon “Through descriptive prose, pictures, photos and maps, [Walking St. Augustine] brings to life five centuries of the city’s past. . . .A welcome addition to the lexicon of […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

You have the same problem every holiday season:  What do you get the person who has everything? Why, books of course. And no matter how many books your friends and family own, chances are they haven’t yet seen our newest titles. Why not surprise them with a book that complements a gift they loved last […]

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June Review Roundup: Soccer, Speeches, Sightseeing!

Follow the adventures of our expert authors and find some great book recommendations here in our June Review Roundup! We’re excited to present highlights from this past month’s news and reviews. Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America by Joshua H. Nadel Are you loving the World Cup? Find out how Brazil perfected the game that began as an English invention—and, in turn, […]

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Monthly Review Roundup: February 2014

We’re proud to present some highlights from February reviews of UPF books. The first three are brand new books, and will be published in April. We can’t wait! Take a sneak peek here: Long Key: Flagler’s Island Getaway for the Rich and Famous by Thomas Neil Knowles “Knowles’ slender work on this forgotten little resort […]

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