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Star Tribune: 'Part biography, part memoir, and wholly a legal page turner.'
NONFICTION: Roberta Walburn's look at Miles Lord's controversial career as a federal judge is a legal page-turner and an inside history of liberal politics in Minnesota.
The Sydney Morning Herald: What we can learn from our vegetal friends
On THE LANGUAGE OF PLANTS: "This mind-expanding work opens up new ways of apprehending the world."
Law360 | Judging A Book: Miles Lord
"Roberta Walburn, journalist and outstanding litigator, has written a rollicking and spirited biography of her mentor and friend, Miles Lord."
Food & Wine: Sean Sherman on Decolonizing the American Diet
From his home base in Minneapolis, Oglala Lakota chef and educator Sean Sherman's reach extends into many areas. He is studying and promoting indigenous North American foods with projects that range from pop-up dinners to plant taxonomy.
Leonardo: Anthropocene Feminism
The volume fits in a series of recent and upcoming literature that address the Anthropocene era and its devastating effect on our environment.
Culture & Agriculture: Frac Sand Mining in Wisconsin
Interview with Thomas Pearson.
Publishers Weekly: The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen
An illuminating guide to Native American food that will enthrall home cooks and food historians alike.
Publishers Weekly: Scenarios
Should become essential reading for cinephiles and scholars of Herzog’s work.
Cowboys and Indians: The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen
Sean Sherman’s cookbook urges us to wake up to the past and to the actual American food.
The Best of End Times: Edge Effects in conversation with Anna Tsing
Anthropologist Anna Tsing has gone on a hunt for “arts of living” in this complex and unstable world.
Minnesota Monthly: The Humbling Biography of a MN Law Legend
Attorney Roberta Walburn gives a detailed look at the late Miles Lord in her debut biography, the tale of a proudly Minnesotan man who stood up for the underdog.
Mail & Guardian: Biko book takes a few liberties
The canon of books on Steve Biko, South Africa’s brutally assassinated Black Consciousness Movement leader, continues to grow 40 years after his death.
Los Angeles Book Review: On Fuel
Karen Pinkus’s inventive and engaging Fuel: A Speculative Dictionary constitutes a notable addition to a field that has rapidly come to be known as the “energy humanities.”
New book champions marginalized players behind the ‘Minneapolis Sound’
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder interviews Andrea Swensson.
The Architect's Newspaper: What can architects learn from Walmart’s fulfillment centers?
Jesse LeCavalier focuses on the world’s largest retailer, Walmart, and how its overarching obsession with optimizing logistics manifests itself in built form.
Kitchn: The New Cookbooks We're Most Excited About This Fall
Kitchn's Fall Preview includes The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen.
Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy: All Thoughts are Equal
The wide-ranging theoretical project of François Laruelle offers perhaps the most radical and ambitious program in contemporary Continental thought.
ABA on The Sacred Era
American Booksellers Association blog post on Fall 2017's most-recommended titles.
Spectacle: "Charming and delightfully revealing"
Riggs’ memoir is filled with charming and delightfully revealing tales of what it took to survive in show business for so many years, several of them spent on the Riggs Family Circus.
Leonardo: Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin
Short but an interesting eclectic reading, with critical insight and a great translation by Raymond N. MacKenzie, keeping the original richness of the language but adding clarity to it, this book surely is an enjoyable reading for theorists of politics and cultural studies.