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Houston Press: The Ragged Road of the Replacements...Featuring Reptiles in Houston!
If you made a list of the most hazardous and patience-testing job descriptions in the history of rock and roll, “Road Manager for the Replacements” would certainly rank toward the upper echelon.
Pioneer Press: Sarah Stonich revisits ‘Vacationland’ characters in latest novel about northern Minnesota
“I wasn’t finished with those characters in ‘Vacationland’ ” Stonich explained. “I wanted to take a few of them a step further, the ones I chose to give a voice.”
Publishers Weekly: Hybrid Child
Atmospheric, brutal, and wildly intelligent . . . combines the future shock of Philip K. Dick’s work with the art direction of an anime, pleasurable and gripping as only the best of science fiction can be.
Modern Farmer | Earth Mover: Sean Sherman
“It’s not like I could go to the library and check out Joy of Native American Cooking,” quips Sean Sherman, author of the recently released The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen cookbook.
LSE Review of Books: Callous Objects
Very reasonably priced and easy to read, this book compiles examples of simple technologies that have been designed to deter rough sleepers.
I was a roadie for The Replacements and lived to tell the tale.
Roadie Bill Sullivan takes you into the madness of touring with The Replacements in “Lemon Jail”
Reading Religion: With Stones in Our Hands
A solid and distinctive collection well deserving of a wide readership.
Autostraddle: A Story of Women’s Land and the Midwestern Lesbians Who Loved It (and Each Other)
Review of Dianna Hunter's WILD MARES.
Dramatists Guild of America: Ten Questions with Adrienne Kennedy
I can write in any kind of room and have. I have often written on trains and buses, hotel rooms, rooms on campuses. I require nothing specific in the room, as I seem to blot out my surroundings when I am writing.
The Modern Novel: Hybrid Child
This is the second in the University of Minnesota Press’Parallel Futures series and every bit as fascinating as the first.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: Books of Interest
Features BLACK BOYS APART.
The CASTAC blog: System, Space, and Ecobiopolitics
Into the Extreme is an ethnography of human space flight based on fieldwork at NASA Johnson Space Center most prominently, but then also other space sites throughout the United States.
'Retracing my own steps' from 1968
Writing a book about the pivotal presidential election of 1968 turned out to be a walk down a not-always-pleasant memory lane for Michael Schumacher.
Neural.it: The Groove of the Poem
The relationship between the world of music and the world of literature is a close one, thanks to the shared sounds, some type of structures, and especially the imagary which both are built to awaken.
The Philosophical Salon: Heidegger's Eternal Triangle
It would not be an exaggeration to say that Martin Heidegger was the most controversial philosopher of the twentieth century. A polarizing figure, he had, beyond a shadow of doubt, influenced generations of intellectuals who have since become canonical in their own right, from Hannah Arendt to Jacques Derrida.
Glasgow Review of Books: Anthologising the Anthropocene
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet and Veer Ecology are books about the Anthropocene, and both are permeated by its hesitance.
Leonardo: The Man Who Walked in Color
In his slim but densely structured philosophical study, which takes the form of an extended fable, Georges Didi-Huberman explores the visionary quality of James Turrell’s work in both its spiritual and phenomenological dimensions.
Civil Eats: 22 Noteworthy Food and Farming Books for Summer Reading—and Beyond
Food justice cannot be achieved without addressing structural inequalities across multiple systems including the prison-industrial complex, labor movements, and immigration.
Antipode: Renew Orleans?
Aaron Schneider’s central argument is that post-Katrina New Orleans represents, in concentrated form, broader capitalist globalization processes taking place around the world.
Bustle: 15 Books Set In Chilly Climates To Help You Beat The Heat This Summer
Environmentalist hero Sheila Watt-Cloutier has spent her life fighting to preserve the Arctic, both in terms of nature and culture.