Tag Archives: books

Bookstore Co-Owner Creates Inclusive Space Downtown

By on July 12th, 2015 | Last updated: July 12, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Erica Rodriguez Merrell is a co-owner of Wild Iris, the last feminist bookstore in Florida. She has shaped Wild Iris over the last few years into a radically inclusive community, providing everything from safe spaces to emotional support.

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UF Students Collecting Books For Florida Department of Corrections

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 11:54 am

Two University of Florida Levin College of Law organizations are collecting books for prisoners through the middle of November. A number of genres are being accepted, but the books must be in accordance with the Admissible Reading Material section of the Florida Administrative Code.

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Prominent Gainesville Bartender Publishes Novel, ‘Exile On The Road’

By on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 10:38 am

Tom Blake, bartender at Lillian’s Music Store, recently published his first novel, part one of a four-book series.

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15 Years Later, ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Still Spellbound

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm

This weekend marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. release of the popular “Harry Potter” series. The books still casts spells in North Florida and elsewhere.

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Popular movies increasing interest in books

By on April 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:32 am

A common English phrase says you can’t judge a book by its cover, but can you judge a book by its movie? Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce reports on how movies based on books are encouraging people to hit the books.

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