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Book reviews collection for homepage 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.
ForeWord reviews How To Do Things with Videogames
"You have no idea what videogames are, or what they can do" -- ForeWord on Ian Bogost's new book How To Do Things with Videogames.
Publishers Weekly reviews Blue Guitar Highway
Blue Guitar Highway, a memoir by Minnesota legendary musician Paul Metsa, reviewed in Publishers Weekly.
Minnesota's lost architectural gems: MPR interviews Larry Millett
Author Larry Millett makes an appearance on Midday to discuss Minnesota's lost architectural gems.
Jadaliyya interviews Ahmed Kanna (Dubai, the City as Corporation)
Author Ahmed Kanna discusses his new book, DUBAI, THE CITY AS CORPORATION, and current projects with Jadaliyya.
New York State School Boards Association discusses Police in the Hallways
Kathleen Nolan's POLICE IN THE HALLWAYS (which "impressively dissects" Mayor Bloomberg's "Impact Schools Initiative") discussed and analyzed by the New York State School Boards Association.
Cuban Art News interviews Rachel Weiss
Rachel Weiss is a professor of arts administration and policy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, who has been traveling to Cuba, and writing about Cuban art, since 1986. Her book, To and From Utopia in the New Cuban Art, was published earlier this year by the University of Minnesota Press. Cuban Art News recently spoke with Weiss about the book, and about contemporary Cuban art in general.
Areavoices blog/Fargo Forum reviews Through No Fault of My Own
I’m not terribly nosy by nature. I don’t (often) eavesdrop on others’ conversations; I don’t delight in the details of strangers’ dramas; and I certainly don’t go around reading other peoples’ diaries. Well, that is, until I picked up Clotilde Irvine’s.
Creative Loafing Atlanta interviews Ian Bogost
Ian Bogost reveals How to Do Things With Videogames