Fall and Winter 2024-25 Books

Announcing our Fall/Winter 2024-25 lineup of exciting new books! Trans Philosophy, edited by Perry Zurn, Andrea J. Pitts, Talia Mae Bettcher, and PJ DiPietro; Cyberlibertarianism by David Golumbia; We Miss You, George Floyd, by Shannon Gibney and Leeya Rose Jackson; environmental literature, fiction, nonfiction, memoir, philosophy, and more!

Catalog cover: Blurred blue and purple clouds against black background. Text in all-caps trippy font: Fall Winter 2024 2025 University of Minnesota Press.

FALL / WINTER 2024-25

Announcing our next season of new books!

Featuring ...

* Trans Philosophy, edited by Perry Zurn, Andrea J. Pitts, Talia Mae Bettcher, and PJ DiPietro. Essays establishing trans philosophy as a unique field of inquiry.
* Cyberlibertarianism by the late David Golumbia. An urgent reckoning with digital technology's right-wing underpinnings.
* We Miss You, George Floyd by Shannon Gibney with illustrations by Leeya Rose Jackson. A children's picture book in which a young Black girl in Minneapolis grapples with the death of George Floyd.
* Environmental Literature: Core Samples (Anna Farro Henderson), Creature Needs (Christopher Kondrich, Lucy Spelman, and Susan Tacent, editors), Miami in the Anthropocene (Stephanie Wakefield), among more.
* Memoir: Andrea Gilats, Liese Greensfelder, Evelyn Bellanger, and Marlene M. Johnson;
* Fiction: Manuela Draeger, Ashley Shelby, Larry Millett;
* Not to mention: The *Ultimate* Minnesota Cookie Book by Lee Svitak Dean and Rick Nelson. 
* And many more!

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A Nation Takes Place: Navigating Race and Water in Contemporary Art A Nation Takes Place Navigating Race and Water in Contemporary Art Tia-Simone Gardner and Shana M. griffin, Editors 2024 Fall
Artistic perspectives on the connections between water and nation, sovereignty and ecology
A Technomoral Politics: Good Governance, Transparency, and Corruption in India A Technomoral Politics Good Governance, Transparency, and Corruption in India Aradhana Sharma 2024 Fall
Examining anticorruption battles and transparency laws to ask: what makes for good governance, and can it limit liberal democratic politics as much as encourage it?
Abolition Time: Grammars of Law, Poetics of Justice Abolition Time Grammars of Law, Poetics of Justice Jess A. Goldberg 2024 Fall
How Black Atlantic literature can challenge conventions and redefine literary scholarship
Accidental Shepherd: How a California Girl Rescued an Ancient Mountain Farm in Norway Accidental Shepherd How a California Girl Rescued an Ancient Mountain Farm in Norway Liese Greensfelder 2024 Fall
A summer job turns serious when a young woman takes the reins on a remote farm—and learns far more than how to herd sheep
Amalia Mesa-Bains: Rituals of Memory, Migration, and Cultural Space Amalia Mesa-Bains Rituals of Memory, Migration, and Cultural Space Tomás Ybarra-Frausto 2024 Fall
The life and work of a celebrated multimedia artist, cultural and feminist theorist, and community organizer
Art and Artifact: Murals from the Minneapolis Uprising Art and Artifact Murals from the Minneapolis Uprising Leesa Kelly and Howard Oransky, Editors 2024 Fall
Picturing and preserving the murals made in Minneapolis following George Floyd’s murder
Assessing Police and Other Public Safety Personnel With the MMPI-3: A Practical Guide Assessing Police and Other Public Safety Personnel With the MMPI-3 A Practical Guide David M. Corey and Yossef S. Ben-Porath 2024 Fall
A hands-on guide for using the MMPI-3 when assessing suitability and fitness for duty of public safety personnel
Chronicles of a Global City: Speculative Lives and Unsettled Futures in Bengaluru Chronicles of a Global City Speculative Lives and Unsettled Futures in Bengaluru Vinay Gidwani, Michael Goldman and Carol Upadhya, Editors 2024 Fall
Tracking Bengaluru’s dramatic urban transformation through the entanglements of finance, land frenzy, real estate volatility, and livelihood upheavals
Clearing Out: A Novel Clearing Out A Novel Helene Uri 2024 Fall
A masterful blend of fiction and autobiography that moves back and forth through place and time
Computational Humanities Computational Humanities Lauren Tilton, David Mimno and Jessica Marie Johnson, Editors 2024 Fall
The first book to intervene in debates on computation in the digital humanities
Core Samples: A Climate Scientist's Experiments in Politics and Motherhood Core Samples A Climate Scientist's Experiments in Politics and Motherhood Anna Farro Henderson 2024 Fall
People live by their stories—how can we use them to accelerate action on climate change?
Creature Needs: Writers Respond to the Science of Animal Conservation Creature Needs Writers Respond to the Science of Animal Conservation Christopher Kondrich, Lucy Spelman and Susan Tacent, Editors 2024 Fall
A kaleidoscopic literary exploration of extinction and conservation, inspired by the latest scientific research
Cyberlibertarianism: The Right-Wing Politics of Digital Technology Cyberlibertarianism The Right-Wing Politics of Digital Technology David Golumbia 2024 Fall
An urgent reckoning with digital technology’s fundamentally right-wing legal and economic underpinnings
Dark Carnival: The Secret World of Tod Browning, Hollywood’s Master of the Macabre Dark Carnival The Secret World of Tod Browning, Hollywood’s Master of the Macabre David J. Skal and Elias Savada 2024 Fall
The definitive biography of Hollywood horror legend Tod Browning—now revised and expanded with new material
Deepwater Alchemy: Extractive Mediation and the Taming of the Seafloor Deepwater Alchemy Extractive Mediation and the Taming of the Seafloor Lisa Han 2024 Fall
How underwater mediation has transformed deep-sea spaces into resource-rich frontiers
Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities Gabriel Hankins, Anouk Lang and Simon Appleford, Editors 2024 Fall
A resource for planning, reimagining, and participating in the digital transformation of graduate study in the humanities
Futures of Digital Scholarly Editing Futures of Digital Scholarly Editing Matt Cohen, Kenneth M. Price and Caterina Bernardini, Editors 2024 Fall
Exploring technology, ethics, and culture to unlock digital scholarship’s potential
Futures of the Sun: The Struggle over Renewable Life Futures of the Sun The Struggle over Renewable Life Imre Szeman 2024 Fall
Who will lead the transition from fossil fuel–dependent societies into renewable energy futures?
Gentlemen of the Woods: Manhood, Myth, and the American Lumberjack Gentlemen of the Woods Manhood, Myth, and the American Lumberjack Willa Hammitt Brown 2024 Fall
Lumberjacks: the men, the myth, and the making of an American legend
I Know You Are, but What Am I?: On Pee-wee Herman I Know You Are, but What Am I? On Pee-wee Herman Cait McKinney 2024 Fall
How Pee-wee and his playhouse help us reimagine our relationships to technology
Imperial Policing: Weaponized Data in Carceral Chicago Imperial Policing Weaponized Data in Carceral Chicago Andy Clarno, Enrique Alvear Moreno, Janaé Bonsu-Love, Lydia Dana, Michael De Anda Muñiz, Ilā Ravichandran and Haley Volpintesta 2024 Fall
Exposing the carceral webs and weaponized data that shape Chicago’s police wars
Instrumentality: On Technical Objects and Orientations in the Later Middle Ages Instrumentality On Technical Objects and Orientations in the Later Middle Ages J. Allan Mitchell 2024 Fall
From medieval to modern, exploring instrumental attitudes toward physical gadgets, diagrams, concepts, methods, and disciplines
Kree: A Post-Exotic Novel Kree A Post-Exotic Novel Manuela Draeger 2024 Fall
A warrior struggles through an apocalyptic landscape and the world after death
Listening: Interviews, 1970–1989 Listening Interviews, 1970–1989 Jonathan Cott 2024 Fall
A wide-ranging collection of interviews and profiles from twenty years of Jonathan Cott’s remarkable writings
Louis Sullivan: An American Architect Louis Sullivan An American Architect Patrick F. Cannon 2024 Fall
A gorgeous full-color photographic review of every remaining structure designed by Louis Sullivan
Machine and Sovereignty: For a Planetary Thinking Machine and Sovereignty For a Planetary Thinking Yuk Hui 2024 Fall
Developing a new political thought to address today’s planetary crises
Making Love with the Land: Essays Making Love with the Land Essays Joshua Whitehead 2024 Fall
A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world
Miami in the Anthropocene: Rising Seas and Urban Resilience Miami in the Anthropocene Rising Seas and Urban Resilience Stephanie Wakefield 2024 Fall
Reimagining adaptation amid climate change–driven mutations of urban space and life
Monstrous Work and Radical Satisfaction: Black Women Writing under Segregation Monstrous Work and Radical Satisfaction Black Women Writing under Segregation Eve Dunbar 2024 Fall
Radical Black feminist refusal through the works of mid-twentieth-century African American women writers
Mysterious Tales of Old St. Paul: Three Cases Featuring Shadwell Rafferty Mysterious Tales of Old St. Paul Three Cases Featuring Shadwell Rafferty Larry Millett 2024 Fall
Tales of murder and revenge: the early exploits of detective Shadwell Rafferty
Nonbinary Jane Austen Nonbinary Jane Austen Chris Washington 2024 Fall
A bold and provocative analysis of Jane Austen as an early gender abolitionist
Playhouses and Privilege: The Architecture of Elite Childhood Playhouses and Privilege The Architecture of Elite Childhood Abigail A. Van Slyck 2024 Fall
Examining playhouses of the super-rich to understand how architecture contributed to the construction of elite identity and modern childhood
Precarious Eating: Narrating Environmental Harm in the Global South Precarious Eating Narrating Environmental Harm in the Global South Ben Jamieson Stanley 2024 Fall
The role of food and hunger in contemporary South African and Indian environmental writing
Prosthetic Immortalities: Biology, Transhumanism, and the Search for Indefinite Life Prosthetic Immortalities Biology, Transhumanism, and the Search for Indefinite Life Adam R. Rosenthal 2024 Fall
Examining the links between today’s ideas of radical life extension and age-old notions of immortality
Radical Endurance: Growing Old in an Age of Longevity Radical Endurance Growing Old in an Age of Longevity Andrea Gilats 2024 Fall
A personal guide to the transformations, hard truths, profound pleasures, and infinite possibilities of aging
Re-membering Culture: Erasure and Renewal in Hmong American Education Re-membering Culture Erasure and Renewal in Hmong American Education Bic Ngo 2024 Fall
The untold stories of resilience in Hmong American education
Remember, You Are Indigenous: Memories of a Native Childhood Remember, You Are Indigenous Memories of a Native Childhood Evelyn Bellanger 2024 Fall
A respected elder shares stories and insights from growing up on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota
Rise to the Challenge: A Memoir of Politics, Leadership, and Love Rise to the Challenge A Memoir of Politics, Leadership, and Love Marlene M. Johnson 2024 Fall
The inspiring life story of Minnesota’s first woman lieutenant governor: breaking political ground, navigating patriarchal tradition, and persevering through great personal loss
Second-Order Preservation: Social Justice and Climate Action through Heritage Policy Second-Order Preservation Social Justice and Climate Action through Heritage Policy Erica Avrami 2024 Fall
An urgent appeal to rethink the heritage enterprise
Shamans and Robots: On Ritual, the Placebo Effect, and Artificial Consciousness Shamans and Robots On Ritual, the Placebo Effect, and Artificial Consciousness Roger Bartra 2024 Fall
A profound exploration of the external influences that shape human consciousness, from healing rituals to digital devices
Solidarity Cities: Confronting Racial Capitalism, Mapping Transformation Solidarity Cities Confronting Racial Capitalism, Mapping Transformation Maliha Safri, Marianna Pavlovskaya, Craig Borowiak and Stephen Healy 2024 Fall
Mapping the transformative effects of America’s urban solidarity economies
South Pole Station South Pole Station Ashley Shelby 2024 Fall
A wry novel set at the edge of the Earth about the courage it takes to band together, even as everything around you falls apart
Speculative Whiteness: Science Fiction and the Alt-Right Speculative Whiteness Science Fiction and the Alt-Right Jordan S. Carroll 2024 Fall
Reveals the alt-right’s project to claim science fiction and—by extension—the future
The Big Sugar: A Brigid Reardon Mystery The Big Sugar A Brigid Reardon Mystery Mary Logue 2024 Fall
A move to Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1881 presents Brigid Reardon a complicated new mystery to solve
The Impossibility of Muslim Boyhood The Impossibility of Muslim Boyhood Shenila Khoja-Moolji 2024 Fall
How the construction of Muslim boys as proto-terrorists is integral to the story of American racial capitalism
The Intimate Life of Computers: Digitizing Domesticity in the 1980s The Intimate Life of Computers Digitizing Domesticity in the 1980s Reem Hilu 2024 Fall
A feminist perspective on the early history of personal computing, revealing how computers were integrated into the most intimate aspects of family life
The Philosophy of Movement: An Introduction The Philosophy of Movement An Introduction Thomas Nail 2024 Fall
An influential thinker distills years of work on the philosophy of movement into one accessible account
The Ultimate Minnesota Cookie Book: 100 Best Recipes from the Star Tribune’s Holiday Cookie Contest The Ultimate Minnesota Cookie Book 100 Best Recipes from the Star Tribune’s Holiday Cookie Contest Lee Svitak Dean and Rick Nelson 2024 Fall
A fresh batch of deliciously distinctive recipes from the Star Tribune’s beloved annual cookie contest—with even more recipes, enticing photographs, and bakers’ stories
Trans Philosophy Trans Philosophy Perry Zurn, Andrea J. Pitts, Talia Mae Bettcher and PJ DiPietro, Editors 2024 Fall
Establishing trans philosophy as a unique field of inquiry, offering tools for our quest toward a more just and equitable world
We Miss You, George Floyd We Miss You, George Floyd Shannon Gibney 2024 Fall
A young Black girl in Minneapolis grapples with the death of George Floyd