Books Division

University of Minnesota Press publishes a wide variety of trade, regional, and scholarly books in various subject areas. Browse our special theme, search books by series, explore our new releases, or check out our upcoming events, new blog posts, and subject catalogs.

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NEW AND FORTHCOMING NONFICTION

  • Raising Ollie
  • We Are Meant to Rise
  • Gichigami Hearts
  • Opioid Reckoning
  • The Last Bookseller

ON CARE

  • Therapy Tech
  • Commodities of Care
  • Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity
  • Matters of Care
  • Trans Care

 

LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

  • Solo Viola
  • Lost Illusions
  • The Book of the Dead
  • Olav Audunssøn I
  • Italian Chronicles

 

RACE AND HEALTH

  • Black Food Matters (cover)
  • Sweetness in the Blood (cover)
  • Breathing Race into the Machine (cover)
  • Sickening
  • Body and Soul (cover)

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL HISTORY

  • Begin with a Bee
  • The Lost Forest
  • Loon Lessons
  • Searching for Minnesota's Native Wildflowers
  • The Big Island

 

COOKBOOKS

  • The Perennial Kitchen
  • The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen
  • The Soup and Bread Cookbook
  • The Steger Homestead Kitchen
  • Sweet Nature

 

INDIGENOUS STORIES, CULTURE, THEORY

  • Noopiming (cover)
  • Written by the Body
  • Remembering Our Intimacies
  • Le Maya Q'atzij/Our Maya Word
  • Talkin' Up to the White Woman

 

MATERIAL HISTORY AND CULTURE

  • The Filing Cabinet
  • Archaeologies of Touch
  • Modelwork
  • How We Became Sensorimotor
  • What a Library Means to a Woman

 

COLD WEATHER AND SPORTS

  • Skiing into the Bright Open
  • No Horizon Is So Far
  • Brave Enough (cover)
  • Winter's Children
  • The Right to Be Cold

 

NEW AND NOTABLE FORERUNNERS

  • Virtue Hoarders
  • Grounded (cover)
  • Calamity Theory
  • The Global Shelter Imaginary
  • Cruelty as Citizenship

 

ON PRISON

  • Intolerable
  • Decarcerating Disability
  • Prison Land
  • Solitary Confinement
  • Digitize and Punish

 

GLOBALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Batman Saves the Congo
  • The Global Shelter Imaginary
  • Brand Aid
  • The Idea of Haiti
  • The Copyright Thing Doesn't Work Here

 

EARTH, ART, ACTIVISM

  • Assuming the Ecosexual Position
  • The Ethics of Earth Art
  • Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet
  • An Ecotopian Lexicon
  • Eco Soma

 

ON ANIME

  • Anime's Identity
  • Interpreting Anime
  • Anime's Media Mix
  • The Anime Ecology
  • Otaku

 

ANIMALS AND SOCIETY

  • Saving Animals
  • Capture
  • Thinking Plant Animal Human
  • Dialogues on the Human Ape
  • What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

 

DEATH AND GRIEF

  • After Effects
  • Our Grateful Dead
  • What God Is Honored Here?
  • Jack and the Ghost
  • We Know How This Ends

 

SIGURD OLSON'S NATURE WRITING

  • A Private Wilderness
  • The Meaning of Wilderness
  • Wilderness Days
  • Spirit of the North
  • Of Time and Place