Browse by Subject: Florida

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

Book Cover

Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point

Eminent historian Gary Mormino illuminates early twenty-first-century Florida and its connections to some of the most significant events in contemporary American history, taking stock of a tumultuous decade of change and explaining the state’s social, cultural, and political intricacies.

Book Cover

Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: Advice for New Florida Gardeners

Ideal for gardeners new to Florida as well as residents who want to try their hands at gardening for the first time, this starter guide helps readers learn to grow plants in the state’s unique natural environment.

Book Cover

Writing for the Public Good: Essays from David R. Colburn and Senator Bob Graham

This book presents over 100 important opinion pieces from David R. Colburn and Senator Bob Graham, two of the most influential public figures in contemporary Florida, illustrating the power of civic engagement in tackling issues facing the nation.

Book Cover

Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles

Bringing together an unprecedented number of extensive personal stories, this book shares the triumphs and heartbreaking moments experienced by some of the first Cubans to come to the United States after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.

Book Cover

Home in Florida: Latinx Writers and the Literature of Uprootedness

This collection presents a selection of the best literature of displacement and uprootedness by some of the most talented contemporary Latinx writers who have called Florida home.

Book Cover

A Punkhouse in the Deep South: The Oral History of 309

Told in personal interviews, this is the collective story of a punk community in an unlikely town and region, a hub of radical counterculture that drew artists and musicians from throughout the conservative South and earned national renown.

Book Cover

The State You're In: Florida Men, Florida Women, and Other Wildlife

Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Craig Pittman highlights the strange and the wonderful sides of Florida in these stories from throughout his career, offering rare insights into the heart of the Sunshine State.

Book Cover

The Nine Lives of Florida's Famous Key Marco Cat

The story of an iconic artifact that has prevailed over impossibly long odds, this book explores the deep past of the Key Marco Cat, fascinating readers with the miracle and beauty of this rare example of pre-Columbian art.

Book Cover

The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

This book is a compendium of ecological information on 244 species of trees, shrubs, and woody vines found in the northern half of the Florida peninsula and in the Florida panhandle.

Book Cover

Facing Florida: Essays on Culture and Religion in Early Modern Southeastern America