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Poets find honey in the subject of bees, also worry about losing them
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reviews IF BEES ARE FEW.
Public Seminar: Make Kith Not Kin!
Review of Donna Haraway's Manifestly Haraway.
Roy Christopher: Summer Reading List
Authors Rita Raley and Andre Carrington weigh in on their summer 2016 picks. Early Blues
The early blues guitar legends Blind Willie Johnson, Blind Blake, Papa Charlie Jackson, Tampa Red, Sylvester Weaver, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie McTell, Lonnie Johnson and Blind Lemon Jefferson are the subject of this excellently researched book that will delight blues fans.
A picture perfect book for vacation reading
Review of Mary Casanova's Wake Up, Island: "A picture book worth the investment."
Highlights blog: Finding Treasure at a Workshop
Guest post by Ann Treacy.
Tiny Spark: What's in the Dumpster? Exploring Food Waste and Hunger in America
Podcast interview with FREEGANS author Alex V. Barnard.
Let's Go Fishing!: It's a keeper
WTIP interviews author Eric Dregni.
MinnPost | Anthology of bee poems, from Sappho to Dickinson to Bly: Proceeds to benefit U's Bee Lab
Review of IF BEES ARE FEW, edited by James Lenfestey
Governing: A Mayor's Real Job
Running a city is mostly about building community -- and that's never easy. Review of R.T. Rybak's POTHOLE CONFIDENTIAL.
Raiot: Muslim Racialization and US Law Enforcement Agencies
Excerpt of Sangay Mishra's DESIS DIVIDED.
Muslim Racialization and US Law Enforcement Agencies
Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans by Sangay K. Mishra (University of Minnesota Press, 2016) is the first of its kind involving the politics of South Asians in the United States. Desis Divided fills an important gap in the study of Asian American politics and speaks to a larger literature on minority political incorporation, showing both the strengths and limitations of Desi political involvement.
Chicago Tribune: Animal books that showcase love, ethical questions
Mention of IF BEES ARE FEW, edited by James Lenfestey.
Pacific Standard: Why Are Self-Identified Straight Men Hooking Up With Each Other?
Recent scholarship (Riley Snorton's Nobody Is Supposed to Know) illuminates a demimonde of fluid sexuality among alpha men — and its unforgiving racial double standards.
Film International: The Mind as Camera
Review of Werner Herzog's OF WALKING IN ICE.
ITV Gold: Indian Americans' shift in voting
Interview with Sangay Mishra, author of Desis Divided.
Utne | My Father: Prisoner of War
Author Catherine Madison recounts the story of how her father was thrust into the Korean conflict and how he became a prisoner of war.
New York Times: The Blues? Overcoming Hard Times Through Swinging Elegance
The first sentence uttered by Albert Murray in “Murray Talks Music,” an insightful new book published by the University of Minnesota Press, is a concise distillation of his views on the blues. “Well, the objective of the blues musician is to get rid of the blues . . . and of course you stomp the blues not with utmost violence but with elegance.”
New York Times Book Review: Listening and Playing
“Murray Talks Music,” another of several new books about jazz, brings together some of the writer Albert Murray’s interviews and essays about music. In Apprise magazine in 1990, he talked about improvisation as a form of resilience, an ability to change and deal with new circumstances that was indicative of the American character. “If you’ve got it all nailed down, and you know where all the notes go, and you do all that, and all you have to do is have the director come up and tell you, ‘Do that,’ you’re not dealing with American experience, you see.”
Good Magazine: How To Fix All That Food Waste
Featuring FREEGANS by Alex V. Barnard.