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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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2016 Review Recap

This past year was a great year for UPF titles, and we were thrilled by all of the praise our authors and their books received in media outlets across the country. Join us in looking back at some of the reviews UPF books received in 2016. Here’s to a year of excellent reviews!   Shrimp Country: Recipes and […]

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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 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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October Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in October! Our newly published book George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables by Arva Moore Parks received a delightful review from the Miami Herald this month. The reviewer called the book “a sweeping account of how one man came to symbolize the optimism of his time […]

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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 […]

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August Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in August! . Seth C. McKee’s book Jigsaw Puzzle Politics in the Sunshine State received a welcome shout-out from the Tallahassee Democrat, who stated that “if timing is everything in politics, the University Press of Florida just hit a publishing jackpot.” . . . . . . The Florida Times-Union published […]

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July Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in July! . Jon L. Mills’s recent book, Privacy in the New Media Age, was reviewed in the Florida Bar Journal. They praised the book as “a thought provoking exposition of the common law’s struggle to adapt in an environment of rapid technological change.” CHOICE said the book “weaves stories of […]

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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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April Review Roundup

Enjoy the highlights below from some of the reviews we received in April! . “It isn’t honey, it isn’t molasses, and it sure isn’t sugar. Sorghum syrup is a homegrown Southern sweetener in a class of its own,” says Garden & Gun, praising Ronni Lundy’s Sorghum’s Savor as “an equally deep look at the lengthy history of this versatile […]

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