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Twin Cities Live Book Club: "Flying Funny"
"Flying Funny" features a foreword by Senator Al Franken and praises on the back cover from Louie Anderson and Penn and Teller.
Minnesota Lawyer: New book remembers Miles Lord as a maverick judge
An unabashed populist, Lord presided over some of the biggest cases of his day and, with his bold rulings and even bolder comments, courted controversy all the way.
'There's poetry in facts': Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet
There is no shortage of books foretelling the catastrophe to which climate change shall deliver us. But what about a perfectly decent field guide to the flora and fauna of rising seas and ruined forests?
LA Review of Books: From Sex Worker as Character to Sex Worker as Producer
A Review of Nicholas de Villier’s “Sexography: Sex Work in Documentary”: In a world that is dominated by anti-sex work bias, such an analysis is sorely needed.
LA Review of Books: Not Just Pussy Hats on the Climate March: Feminist Encounters with the Anthropocene
Feminist thinkers have taken issue with the idea of the Anthropocene almost since its inception.
ROROTOKO: Body Modern
Body Modern focuses on the history of a peculiar kind of imagery of the human body: the conceptual scientific illustration.
Star Tribune: Strategies for growing food in challenging Minnesota climate
A Twin Cities author shares his strategies for growing edibles in our challenging climate.
Tony's Reading List: The Book of the Dead
An undisputed classic, and with the English edition coming with a few added extras, this is a book many Japanophiles will be wanting to get their hands on.
'You’re Sending Me Where?' will put a smile on your face
What you’ll read there is pure nostalgia, meant for a Boomer kid who might remember coming home from a week at camp, covered in skeeter bites, scratches, and sunburn.
Star Tribune: F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota
This big, lavish book explores the St. Paul streets that F. Scott Fitzgerald called home.
Gardening Products Review: Fresh from the Garden
"I highly recommend this book because it is accessible to the novice, useful to the experienced gardener, and covers a broad world of edible crops."
Lambda Literary: Queer Game Studies
This anthology’s title, Queer Game Studies, can be read a few ways: a queer take on (video) games, studies on queer games or even a call to queer game studies.
PopMatters: The Artist as Mensch
Allen Ginsberg’s uncollected interviews show that he still matters, though not for the reasons he once did.
Shelf Awareness: 'A stunning collection'
"Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet is a trip, but one with a noble aim: changing how we all think about the world."
NewNowNext: How Gertrude Stein And Truman Capote Became “So Famous And So Gay”
Author Jeff Solomon's new book follows the rise to fame of two queer literary giants.
Appetites: A simpler way of preserving
Take all your old notions of preserving and throw them away, says Beth Dooley.
The Atlantic: Trump's Solar-Powered Border Wall Is More Than a Troll
There’s a serious policy there—and it points to a longer history of overlap between environmental and anti-immigration groups.
Eastern Daily Press: ‘Continued ruination’: Should some of Norfolk and Suffolk’s historic buildings be allowed to fade?
A professor has sparked debate by publishing a book suggesting climate change, falling budgets and other pressures would in future mean some heritage sites could not be protected.
The Guardian UK: Get in the sea - should we allow coastal heritage sites to fall to ruin?
With hundreds of properties around Britain set to be lost to erosion, some are arguing that historic coastal landmarks should be allowed to decay gracefully.
The Telegraph: Some heritage sites cannot be preserved and should be allowed to decay, academic claims
Professor Caitlin DeSilvey, author of CURATED DECAY, has suggested some perishing landmarks should be allowed to crumble.