American Library Association 2023

30% discount on new University of Minnesota Press books for attendees and those interested in the 2023 American Library Association meeting.

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Making Love with the Land: Essays Making Love with the Land Essays Joshua Whitehead 2024 Fall
A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world
This Contested Land: The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments This Contested Land The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments McKenzie Long 2024 Spring
One woman’s enlightening trek through the natural histories, cultural stories, and present perils of thirteen national monuments, from Maine to Hawaii—now available in paperback
The Ski Jumpers: A Novel The Ski Jumpers A Novel Peter Geye 2023 Fall
Now in paperback: a writer and former ski jumper facing a terminal diagnosis takes one more leap—into a past of soaring flights and broken family bonds
The Last Bookseller: A Life in the Rare Book Trade The Last Bookseller A Life in the Rare Book Trade Gary Goodman 2023 Fall
A wry, unvarnished chronicle of a career in the rare book trade—now in paperback
Olav Audunssøn IV: IV. Winter Olav Audunssøn IV IV. Winter Sigrid Undset 2023 Fall
The fourth and final volume in the Nobel Prize–winning writer’s epic of one man’s fateful life in medieval Norway
Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight Shannon Gibney 2023 Spring
Six-year-old Sam, with his Liberian dad and African American mom, finds a way to bring everyone in his cross-cultural family together at the dinner table
White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation White Burgers, Black Cash Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation Naa Oyo A. Kwate 2023 Spring
The long and pernicious relationship between fast food restaurants and the African American community
Inside the Spiral: The Passions of Robert Smithson Inside the Spiral The Passions of Robert Smithson Suzaan Boettger 2023 Spring
An expansive and revelatory study of Robert Smithson’s life and the hidden influences on his iconic creations
In the Company of Grace: A Veterinarian's Memoir of Trauma and Healing In the Company of Grace A Veterinarian's Memoir of Trauma and Healing Jody Lulich 2022 Fall
The son of a Black mother and white father overcomes family trauma to find the courage of compassion in veterinary practice
Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood: Permafrost and Extinction in the Russian Arctic Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood Permafrost and Extinction in the Russian Arctic Charlotte Wrigley 2023 Spring
Exploring one of the greatest potential contributors to climate change—thawing permafrost—and the anxiety of extinction on an increasingly hostile planet
From Lapland to Sápmi: Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture From Lapland to Sápmi Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture Barbara Sjoholm 2023 Spring
A cultural history of Sápmi and the Nordic countries as told through objects and artifacts
Making the Carry: The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Making the Carry The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Timothy Cochrane 2022 Fall
An extraordinary illustrated biography of a Métis man and Anishinaabe woman navigating great changes in their homeland along the U.S.–Canada border in the early twentieth century
The Lichen Museum The Lichen Museum A. Laurie Palmer 2023 Spring
A radical proposal for how a tiny organism can transform our understanding of human relations
The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself: Racial Myths and Our American Narratives The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself Racial Myths and Our American Narratives David Mura 2022 Fall
Uncovering the pernicious narratives white people create to justify white supremacy and sustain racist oppression
The Architecture of Disability: Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access The Architecture of Disability Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access David Gissen 2022 Fall
A radical critique of architecture that places disability at the heart of the built environment
Take My Word for It: A Dictionary of English Idioms Take My Word for It A Dictionary of English Idioms Anatoly Liberman 2022 Fall
Three centuries of English idioms—their unusual origins and unexpected interpretations
Break Point: Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX Break Point Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX Sheri Brenden 2022 Fall
How two teenage girls in Minnesota jump-started a revolution in high school athletics
Not the Camilla We Knew: One Woman’s Path from Small-town America to the Symbionese Liberation Army Not the Camilla We Knew One Woman’s Path from Small-town America to the Symbionese Liberation Army Rachael Hanel 2022 Fall
The mystery of how an ordinary Minnesota girl came to be, briefly, one of the most wanted domestic terrorists in the United States
Olav Audunssøn III: III. Crossroads Olav Audunssøn III III. Crossroads Sigrid Undset 2022 Fall
The third volume in the Nobel Prize–winning writer’s epic story of medieval Norway, finely capturing Undset’s fluid, natural style in the first English translation in nearly a century
Queer Silence: On Disability and Rhetorical Absence Queer Silence On Disability and Rhetorical Absence J. Logan Smilges 2022 Fall
Championing the liberatory potential of silence to address the fraught disability politics of queerness
The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives The Sky Watched Poems of Ojibwe Lives Linda LeGarde Grover 2022 Fall
A collective memoir in poetry of an Ojibwe family and tribal community, from creation myth to this day, updated with new poems
By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends By the Fire Sami Folktales and Legends Emilie Demant Hatt 2022 Fall
The first English publication of Sami folktales from Scandinavia collected and illustrated in the early twentieth century
Walleye: A Beautiful Fish of the Dark Walleye A Beautiful Fish of the Dark Paul J. Radomski 2022 Spring
Walleye, the holy grail of game fish: on catching them, understanding their biology and history, and ensuring their survival
One Winter Up North One Winter Up North John Owens 2022 Fall
A wordless picture-book journey through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in winter, snowshoeing the frozen lakes and silent forest with family, encountering the wonders of northern wildlife in the cold season
Finding Turtle Farm: My Twenty-Acre Adventure in Community-Supported Agriculture Finding Turtle Farm My Twenty-Acre Adventure in Community-Supported Agriculture Angela Tedesco 2022 Spring
The story of starting and running an organic farm—told by the woman who owned one of the first Community Supported Agriculture operations in the Upper Midwest
On the Wandering Paths On the Wandering Paths Sylvain Tesson 2022 Spring
A walking journey through France’s vast interior becomes a meditation on both personal recovery and the role of history in the present—more than 425,000 copies sold in France
Architecture and Objects Architecture and Objects Graham Harman 2022 Spring
Thinking through object-oriented ontology—and the work of architects such as Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid—to explore new concepts of the relationship between form and function
Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies Noopiming The Cure for White Ladies Leanne Betasamosake Simpson 2022 Spring
The new novel from the author of As We Have Always Done, a poetic world-building journey into the power of Anishinaabe life and traditions amid colonialism
The Dylan Tapes: Friends, Players, and Lovers Talkin’ Early Bob Dylan The Dylan Tapes Friends, Players, and Lovers Talkin’ Early Bob Dylan Anthony Scaduto 2021 Fall
The raw material and interviews behind Anthony Scaduto’s iconic biography of Bob Dylan draw an intimate and multifaceted portrait of the singer-songwriter who defined his era
Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Side Affects On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Hil Malatino 2022 Spring
How the “bad feelings” of trans experience inform trans survival and flourishing
The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life The Steger Homestead Kitchen Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life Will Steger and Rita Mae Steger 2021 Fall
Personal and simple, earthy and warm—recipes and stories from the Steger Wilderness Center in Minnesota’s north woods
Raising Ollie: How My Nonbinary Art-Nerd Kid Changed (Nearly) Everything I Know Raising Ollie How My Nonbinary Art-Nerd Kid Changed (Nearly) Everything I Know Tom Rademacher 2021 Fall
The account of one radically new school year for a Teacher of the Year and for his nonbinary, art-obsessed, brilliant child
Olav Audunssøn II: II. Providence Olav Audunssøn II II. Providence Sigrid Undset 2021 Fall
The second volume in the Nobel Prize–winning writer’s epic of medieval Norway, finely capturing Undset’s fluid, natural style in a new English translation, the first in nearly a century
Loon Lessons: Uncommon Encounters with the Great Northern Diver Loon Lessons Uncommon Encounters with the Great Northern Diver James D. Paruk 2021 Spring
The nature of the common loon, from biology to behavior, from one of the world’s foremost observers of the revered waterbird
The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information The Filing Cabinet A Vertical History of Information Craig Robertson 2021 Spring
The history of how a deceptively ordinary piece of office furniture transformed our relationship with information
The Perennial Kitchen: Simple Recipes for a Healthy Future The Perennial Kitchen Simple Recipes for a Healthy Future Beth Dooley 2021 Spring
Recipes and resources connect thoughtfully grown, gathered, and prepared ingredients to a healthy future—for food, farming, and humankind
Yang Warriors Yang Warriors Kao Kalia Yang 2021 Spring
Award-winning author Kao Kalia Yang delivers an inspiring tale of resourceful children confronting adversaries in a refugee camp
Olav Audunssøn: I. Vows Olav Audunssøn I. Vows Sigrid Undset 2020 Fall
The initial volume in the Nobel Prize–winning author’s tumultuous, epic story of medieval Norway—the first new English translation in nearly a century
Wolf Island: Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal Wolf Island Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal L. David Mech 2020 Fall
The world’s leading wolf expert describes the first years of a major study that transformed our understanding of one of nature’s most iconic creatures
The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen Sean Sherman 2017 Fall
Award-winning recipes, stories, and wisdom from the celebrated indigenous chef and his team