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Indian Country Today Media Network: On Sarah Deer's new book
“Native people suffer from a high rate of social ills—drug abuse and addiction, as well as mental and physical health challenges. Experiencing rape has been shown to increase rates of lung disease, heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, obesity.”
MinnPost: 'Degrees of Freedom' chronicles black history in Minnesota during the post-Civil War era
"It was easy, from Minnesota, to cheer on South Carolina as the confederate flag came down at state office buildings."
The War Came Home with Him: 'Moving, positive, and totally gripping'
Review of Catherine Madison's memoir in Emma's Book Blogs/Reviews.
Foreign Affairs reviews 'HIV Exceptionalism'
"A keenly observed case study of the impact of foreign aid on local practices in very poor countries."
Kirkus Reviews: The Beginning and End of Rape
A blunt, trenchant exposé on the history and impact of sexual violence on indigenous tribal nations.
Inside Higher Ed: The Afterlife of the Mind
On Michel Foucault's posthumous publications, including LANGUAGE, MADNESS, AND DESIRE.
MPR's Appetites: Cooking with local oils
With Beth Dooley, author of MINNESOTA'S BOUNTY.
Leif the Lucky and the pleasure of long books.
"I was delighted to see that the University of MinnesotaPress has reprinted 1941 book, Lief the Lucky, by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire. A big gorgeous book that tells the Norse folktale of Erik the Red and his son Leif the Lucky, and how they discovered Greenland and North America."
Night and Fog: Making of a classic documentary
Book review in Shepherd Express.
Megachurches, Suburbia and the Prosperity Gospel
Excerpt from essay 'Sanctifying the SUV: Megachurches, the Prosperity Gospel, and the Suburban Christian' by Charity R. Carney, appearing in MAKING SUBURBIA.
Euro Crime: The Ravens is 'an intriguing finale to an unusual trilogy'
Review of Vidar Sundstol's climactic last installment in the Minnesota Trilogy.
The Writer's Journey on Tony Oliva
"Whether or not you believe Oliva belongs in the Hall of Fame, his story is worth reading."
WCCO segment: On living with a terminal illness.
Cathy Wurzer, co-author with the late Bruce Kramer of We Know How This Ends, appears.
Beyond Science Fiction
Shepherd Express reviews Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction by Quentin Meillassoux.
Los Angeles Review of Books: Stone
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen's book shuttles back and forth between geologic epochs, genres, 14th-century travelogues and literary manuscripts, and contemporary debates in philosophy and literary theory.
NPR: Is Obama Finally Becoming The President African-Americans Wanted?
An interview with Lester Spence, author of STARE IN THE DARKNESS.
Digital Culture & Education review: Gaming at the Edge
Adrienne Shaw's book "delivers a strong argument against the view that identification is a central motivation to play a game."
Los Angeles Review of Books: On Aesthetics and Mentality in Speculative Philosophy Today
A. J. Nocek on The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism by Steven Shaviro.
Star Tribune: 43 years later, Minneapolis couple's fight for marriage vindicated
Feature on Michael McConnell and Jack Baker, authors of THE WEDDING HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD.
Game 81: A Tony Oliva biography
Review of Thom Henninger's book for Twinkie Town blog.