Book reviews

Check out the latest reviews of University of Minnesota Press books.
Biographile: 6 Biographical Windows Into New York City’s Art and Music Scene
Including Ellen Willis's BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT.
MPR: 'Degrees of Freedom': The MN African American experience post-Civil War
Bill Green, Augsburg history professor and former superintendent of the Minneapolis school district, is out with a book about civil rights in Minnesota in the 50 years after the Civil War.
The World Needs Female Rock Critics
New Yorker article with shout-out to Ellen Willis.
MN Reads: Chi-mewinzha
KUMD segment on Ojibwe elder Dorothy Dora Whipple.
Times Higher Ed reviews 'Architectural Agents'
Richard J. Williams on an entertaining study that takes in Las Vegas, Jerusalem and the online worlds of Second Life.
Vulture book excerpt: Werner Herzog's On Walking in Ice
Vulture book excerpt: Werner Herzog's On Walking in Ice
Not Even Past: Architectural Agents
Review of Annabel Jane Wharton's book.
Anthony Ryan Hatch on Rising Up with Sonali
An interview on America's metabolic health crisis with the author of BLOOD SUGAR.
Antipode: Abolitionist Geographies
Review of the book by Martha Schoolman.
Los Angeles Review of Books: John Ó Maoilearca on Laruelle: Against the Digital
Galloway’s Non-Digital Introduction to Laruelle
Scandinavian Crime Fiction: An interview with Vidar Sundstøl
Barbara Fister interviews the author of the Minnesota Trilogy upon publication of its final installment, THE RAVENS.
Los Angeles Times: Werner Herzog's walking blues
Review of OF WALKING IN ICE by David Ulin for Jacket Copy.
Slate: Werner Herzog Takes a Walk
Review, OF WALKING IN ICE: In the dead of winter, 1974, the director hiked from Munich to a friend’s deathbed in Paris.
Longreads excerpt: Werner Herzog Walks to Paris
An excerpt from OF WALKING IN ICE.
New York Daily News: Why Baltimore was a time bomb
Op-ed by author Lester Spence.
PW Pick of the Week: Of Walking in Ice
On Werner Herzog's journey on foot from Munich to Paris.
Textile Society of America: Bauhaus Weaving Theory
Review of T'ai Smith's book.
PW starred review of The Ravens
PW takes a fond look back at Vidar Sundstol's Minnesota Trilogy.
The Atlantic: A Master Key to the Ultimate Dumb Device
Ian Bogost, author of THE GEEK'S CHIHUAHUA (among other Minnesota books), on Apple's practices of tethering people to devices they might not want anymore.
CNN: Labeling South Africa turmoil 'xenophobia' scapegoats poor blacks
Author Cawo Abdi ('Elusive Jannah', Fall 2015) discusses anti-migrant violence in South Africa.
Scandinavian Crime Fiction on 'The Ravens'
Review (with spoiler alert!) of the third installment in Vidar Sundstol's Minnesota Trilogy.
Sports Literature Association: Tony Oliva
Review of Thom Henninger's book.
NPR: : Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later
Author Deborah Vargas (DISSONANT DIVAS IN CHICANA MUSIC) weighs in.
Places Journal excerpt: The Association of (Gay) Suburban People
Essay by Tim Retzloff that appears in MAKING SUBURBIA.
Los Angeles Review of Books: Vidar Sundstøl's Minnesota Trilogy
Elise Moser on The Ravens and Only the Dead and The Land of Dreams.
InVisible Culture: Building Zion
Review of Thomas Carter's book.
USA Today: Hubble at 25 hailed as greatest scientific instrument
Elizabeth Kessler, author of PICTURING THE COSMOS, offers input on the Hubble's historic achievements.
Library Journal: 'The Ravens' is an 'outstanding final entry'
Review of the last installment in Vidar Sundstol's acclaimed Minnesota Trilogy.
KUMD: Cathy Wurzer on living the life you have
The co-author of WE KNOW HOW THIS ENDS discusses her friendship with Bruce Kramer.
Asha Nadkarni: "I'm really talking about a specific brand of nationalist feminism that insists women should have rights within the nation based on their ability to reproduce."
NBn (New Books from the University of Massachusetts) interviews the author of EUGENIC FEMINISM.

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