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Independent Weekly reviews Loving Animals
Independent Weekly (Durham, NC) highlights the "a festering contradiction at the heart of Americans' treatment of animals" as highlighted in Kathy Rudy's book Loving Animals.
History Theatre releases info about "Coco's Diary"
The History Theatre (Minnesota) is releasing a play based on THROUGH NO FAULT OF MY OWN (Coco Irvine) in March 2012.
MPR excerpts Peter Smith's Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors
Ever treated a professor poorly and later regretted it? Peter Smith has. MPR airs his story.
KDHX (St. Louis, MO) interviews Justice and the American Metropolis editor
Clarissa Hayward, associate professor of political science at Washington University and co-editor of Justice and the American Metropolis, chats with KDHX.
Fiction Advocate asks: What's in a game?
Fiction Advocate reviews HOW TO DO THINGS WITH VIDEOGAMES by Ian Bogost.
The Kingston Whig-Standard features Samantha King
Samantha King, author of PINK RIBBONS, INC., discusses her book and the newly released documentary it inspired.
Pink Ribbons, Inc. premieres at TIFF to a packed house
PINK RIBBONS, INC., a documentary based on Samantha King's book by the same name, saw its world premiere this month at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Star Tribune likes Peter Smith's A Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors
Star Tribune reviews MPR essayist Peter Smith's memoir in which he recalls growing up in Chicago, son of a newsman. reviews Insect Media
Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology, by Jussi Parikka, reviewed in
Pink Ribbons, Inc. debuting at Toronto Film Festival (CLIP)
See a clip of a film by Lea Pool, based on Pink Ribbons, Inc., by Samantha King.
The Heavy Table reviews Beth Dooley's The Northern Heartland Kitchen
Twin Cities author and food critic Beth Dooley sets out from where 2004’s Savoring the Seasons of the Northern Heartland left off: She refocuses her strong seasonal bent to bring home cooks more than 200 new recipes inspired not so much by the historic traditions of the Upper Midwest as by its extraordinary bounty.
Will video games save the world or are they a waste of time?
Review of Ian Bogost's How to Do Things With Videogames in Marketplace Tech Report.
CBS Minnesota features Larry Millett's Once There Were Castles
CBS Minnesota features Minnesota historian Larry Millett and his new book about lost mansions and estates in the Twin Cities.
Publishers Weekly reviews Whiskey Breakfast
Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life, a memoir by Richard C. Lindberg, is reviewed in Publishers Weekly.
Kirkus Reviews on The Face of America
Kirkus Reviews takes a look at a new Children's Theatre Company publication, THE FACE OF AMERICA (edited by Peter Brosius and Elissa Adams)
Duck and Cover: Metropolis reviews Fallout Shelter
As David Monteyne’s fascinating volume, Fallout Shelter: Designing for Civil Defense in the Cold War, makes clear, the most important thing to remember is that these structures were not meant to advertise blast protection.
Books & Ideas feature on Alondra Nelson
Books & Ideas interviews Alondra Nelson, author of BODY AND SOUL, on race and health in America.
Discorder: Textually Active
Discorder reviews Paul Metsa's memoir BLUE GUITAR HIGHWAY.
Cineaste reviews Dream Factories of a Former Colony
"Before anything, I’d like to say that José B. Capino’s Dream Factories of a Former Colony: American Fantasies, Philippine Cinema, is a precious gem, a resource of great value."
ForeWord reviews The Face of America
The Face of America: Plays for Young People, published with the Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company, reviewed in ForeWord.