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Mpls.St.Paul Magazine: One North Star
"A beautiful addition to the library of any child from the North."
NPR: Minnesota Bookseller Recommends 3 Summer Porch Reads
WAKE UP, ISLAND among them.
Shepherd Express: Listen to the Music
Review of Albert Murray's MURRAY TALKS MUSIC.
Mondoweiss: White Jews and uppity blacks
Review of A SHADOW OVER PALESTINE by Keith P. Feldman.
KFAI's MinneCulture: Never a Champ, But a Beloved Boxer
PopMatters: What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?
Vinciane Despret blends science with story to give readers new ways to think about animals and our relationships with them.
Star Tribune: Ice-Out
Readers will be rooting for Owen to find a path forward at a time when the police were sometimes as dangerous as the criminals they chased down.
The Spectator: The internal dreamworld of René Magritte
The great surrealist painter was also a prolific writer — whose detective stories and prose-poems (now available in English for the first time) were often as mysterious as his canvases
Religious Theory: A Darker, Grittier Deleuze
Review of Andrew Culp's DARK DELEUZE
Leonardo Reviews: Barnstorming the Prairies
Not only a major contribution to our knowledge of Midwestern culture but also a superb example of the broad and interdisciplinary examination of what seems to be at first sight a technical gadget: aerial photography.
Society & Space: Building Dignified Worlds
Building Dignified Worlds is the first in a series of works examining “Diverse Economies and Liveable Worlds” under the editorship of J.K. Gibson-Graham (among others). Tracing the making of such “worlds” by diverse forms of collective action, the book is interested not so much in documenting those forms according to a pre-set analytical template as eliciting the associations through which collective action enacts change.
Fuse Book Review: John Vassos
John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life is not only an essential book for designers, but for those who love the history of design.
PopMatters: 'The Age of Lovecraft' Wonderfully Elucidates the Central Dilemma Posed by Lovecraft
THE AGE OF LOVECRAFT ASKS READERS TO WEIGH HIS UNDENIABLE REVULSION TOWARD NON-WHITE, NON-MALE BODIES AGAINST HIS VISION OF A COSMOS INDIFFERENT TO ALL HUMANS.
Murray Talks Music excerpt in Full Stop
Art is About Elegant Form: An Interview with Albert Murray by Wynton Marsalis.
Pioneer Press: New picture books teach kids to love Earth and animals
Includes ONE NORTH STAR by Phyllis Root, with illustrations by Betsy Bowen and Beckie Prange.
Julia Lee on Fox 11
The author discusses OUR GANG with Tony Valdez on Midday Sunday.
Star Tribune: U expert tells how 'design thinking' can solve society's big problems
While he's long been interested in the tangible, physical world around us, Tom Fisher has a new book of essays about "the design of what we cannot see."
Star Tribune: The "Fighting Frenchman" took on boxing's big stars — and bums.
Reivew of Paul Levy's book.
Beyond Chron: Lessons from Barbara Brenner
The entries are short – but each packs a powerful punch.
"Woke Up This Morning, Had Them Statesboro Blues": Jas Obrecht's Early Blues
Review in No Depression.