Review Roundup

It’s been a busy summer for reviews at UPF! Two new books, Silent Films in St. Augustine and Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band were just reviewed in Library Journal:   John Capouya’s Florida Soul “adds a significant entry to the scholarship on soul music. . . . Throughout these … Continue reading Review Roundup

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Silent Films in St. Augustine

“This richly detailed book tells the story of early filmmakers’ adventures in St. Augustine and captures the excitement of their moviemaking escapades.”—Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, coauthor of One Thousand Nights at the Movies: An Illustrated History of Motion Pictures 1895–1915 “Very few people have any idea that St. Augustine played any role in early film history. This … Continue reading Silent Films in St. Augustine

Celebrate St. Augustine’s 450th Birthday with Great Reads and Events

St. Augustine will celebrate its 450th birthday over Labor Day weekend with fireworks, street parties, live entertainment, re-enactments and commemorative ceremonies. To add to these festivities, University Press of Florida recommends reading three books highlighting the unique and historical features of America’s Oldest City:  Hotel Ponce de Leon, Walking St. Augustine, and Mr. Flagler’s St. … Continue reading Celebrate St. Augustine’s 450th Birthday with Great Reads and Events