Fall & Winter 2022-23 Books

Announcing our Fall/Winter season of exciting new books, including The Ski Jumpers (Peter Geye), The Sky Watched (Linda LeGarde Grover), The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself (David Mura), From Lapland to Sápmi (Barbara Sjoholm), Queer Silence (J. Logan Smilges), and Making Love with the Land (Joshua Whitehead). Browse all books below or select an option below to view the catalog online.

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FALL & WINTER 2022-23

Announcing our Fall/Winter season of exciting new books, including The Ski Jumpers (Peter Geye), The Sky Watched (Linda LeGarde Grover), The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself (David Mura), From Lapland to Sápmi (Barbara Sjoholm), Queer Silence (J. Logan Smilges), and Making Love with the Land (Joshua Whitehead). Browse all books below or select an option below to view the catalog online.

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A Tender Spirit, A Vital Form: Arlene Burke-Morgan & Clarence Morgan A Tender Spirit, A Vital Form Arlene Burke-Morgan & Clarence Morgan Howard Oransky, Editor 2022 Fall
A beautifully illustrated review of the deeply connected lives and careers of this prominent Minneapolis African American artist-couple
A Theory of Assembly: From Museums to Memes A Theory of Assembly From Museums to Memes Kyle Parry 2022 Fall
A vital reckoning with how we understand the basic categories of cultural expression in the digital era
A Voice but No Power: Organizing for Social Justice in Minneapolis A Voice but No Power Organizing for Social Justice in Minneapolis David Forrest 2022 Fall
Examining the work of social justice groups in Minneapolis following the 2008 recession
African Meditations African Meditations Felwine Sarr 2022 Fall
An influential thinker’s fascinating reflections and meditations on his native Senegal after years of study abroad
Afro-Sweden: Becoming Black in a Color-Blind Country Afro-Sweden Becoming Black in a Color-Blind Country Ryan Thomas Skinner 2022 Fall
A compelling examination of Sweden’s African and Black diaspora
Against the Commons: A Radical History of Urban Planning Against the Commons A Radical History of Urban Planning Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago 2022 Fall
An alternative history of capitalist urbanization through the lens of the commons
Angry Planet: Decolonial Fiction and the American Third World Angry Planet Decolonial Fiction and the American Third World Anne Stewart 2022 Fall
Before the idea of the Anthropocene, there was the angry planet
Arte Programmata: Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy Arte Programmata Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy Lindsay Caplan 2022 Fall
Tracing the evolution of the Italian avant-garde’s pioneering experiments with art and technology and their subversion of freedom and control
Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka Karen Melvin and Melinda Nelson 2022 Fall
A fascinating chapter of Lake Minnetonka history
Break Point: Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX Break Point Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX Sheri Brenden 2022 Fall
How two teenage girls in Minnesota jump-started a revolution in high school athletics
By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends By the Fire Sami Folktales and Legends Emilie Demant Hatt 2022 Fall
The first English publication of Sami folktales from Scandinavia collected and illustrated in the early twentieth century
Castoffs of Capital: Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh Castoffs of Capital Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh Lamia Karim 2022 Fall
Dispelling stereotypes about garment workers in the global apparel industry
Chinese Film: Realism and Convention from the Silent Era to the Digital Age Chinese Film Realism and Convention from the Silent Era to the Digital Age Jason McGrath 2022 Fall
A tour de force chronicling the development of realism in Chinese cinema
Citizens of Worlds: Open-Air Toolkits for Environmental Struggle Citizens of Worlds Open-Air Toolkits for Environmental Struggle Jennifer Gabrys 2022 Fall
An unparalleled how-to guide to citizen-sensing practices that monitor air pollution
Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy: Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang Nicholas de Villiers 2022 Fall
A brilliant approach to the queerness of one of Taiwan’s greatest auteurs
Dancing Indigenous Worlds: Choreographies of Relation Dancing Indigenous Worlds Choreographies of Relation Jacqueline Shea Murphy 2022 Fall
The vital role of dance in enacting the embodied experiences of Indigenous peoples
Does the Earth Care?: Indifference, Providence, and Provisional Ecology Does the Earth Care? Indifference, Providence, and Provisional Ecology Mick Smith and Jason Young 2022 Fall
Rethinking our relationship with Earth in a time of environmental emergency
Endless Intervals: Cinema, Psychology, and Semiotechnics around 1900 Endless Intervals Cinema, Psychology, and Semiotechnics around 1900 Jeffrey West Kirkwood 2022 Fall
Revealing cinema’s place in the coevolution of media technology and the human
Fearing the Immigrant: Racialization and Urban Policy in Toronto Fearing the Immigrant Racialization and Urban Policy in Toronto Parastou Saberi 2022 Fall
A fascinating deep dive into one city’s urban policy—and the anxiety over immigrants that informs it
From Lapland to Sápmi: Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture From Lapland to Sápmi Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture Barbara Sjoholm 2022 Fall
A cultural history of Sápmi and the Nordic countries as told through objects and artifacts
Grace & Grit: A History of Ballet in Minnesota Grace & Grit A History of Ballet in Minnesota Georgia Finnegan 2022 Fall
A complete history of ballet in Minnesota by a professional dancer and creative force in the Twin Cities artistic community
Great Houses of Summit Avenue and the Hill District Great Houses of Summit Avenue and the Hill District Karen Melvin, Paul Clifford Larson, Bette Hammel, Melinda Nelson and Dave Kenney 2022 Fall
A lavishly illustrated record of the architectural—and preservation—wonders of the most elegant neighborhoods of St. Paul
Imagination and Invention Imagination and Invention Gilbert Simondon 2022 Fall
A radical rethinking of the theory and the experience of mental images
In the Company of Grace: A Veterinarian's Memoir of Trauma and Healing In the Company of Grace A Veterinarian's Memoir of Trauma and Healing Jody Lulich 2022 Fall
The son of a Black mother and white father overcomes family trauma to find the courage of compassion in veterinary practice
Inside the Spiral: The Passions of Robert Smithson Inside the Spiral The Passions of Robert Smithson Suzaan Boettger 2022 Fall
An expansive and revelatory study of Robert Smithson’s life and the hidden influences on his iconic creations
Iron Curtain Journals: January–May 1965 Iron Curtain Journals January–May 1965 Allen Ginsberg 2022 Fall
The first of three in a series of Ginsberg’s unpublished travel journals
Isherwood on Writing: The Complete Lectures in California Isherwood on Writing The Complete Lectures in California Christopher Isherwood James J. Berg, Editor 2022 Fall
Isherwood’s lectures on writing and writers, now all available for the first time
Italian Political Cinema: Figures of the Long ’68 Italian Political Cinema Figures of the Long ’68 Mauro Resmini 2022 Fall
An exploration of how film has made legible the Italian long ’68 as a moment of crisis and transition
Lesbian Death: Desire and Danger between Feminist and Queer Lesbian Death Desire and Danger between Feminist and Queer Mairead Sullivan 2022 Fall
Engaging with fears of lesbian death to explore the value of lesbian beyond identity
Making Love with the Land: Essays Making Love with the Land Essays Joshua Whitehead 2022 Fall
A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world
Making the Carry: The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Making the Carry The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Timothy Cochrane 2022 Fall
An extraordinary illustrated biography of a Métis man and Anishinaabe woman navigating great changes in their homeland along the U.S.–Canada border in the early twentieth century
Meaningless Citizenship: Iraqi Refugees and the Welfare State Meaningless Citizenship Iraqi Refugees and the Welfare State Sally Wesley Bonet 2022 Fall
A searing critique of the “freedom” that America offers to the victims of its imperialist machinations of war and occupation
Native Agency: Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Native Agency Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Valerie Lambert 2022 Fall
What happens when American Indians take over an institution designed to eliminate them?
Not the Camilla We Knew: One Woman’s Path from Small-town America to the Symbionese Liberation Army Not the Camilla We Knew One Woman’s Path from Small-town America to the Symbionese Liberation Army Rachael Hanel 2022 Fall
The mystery of how an ordinary Minnesota girl came to be, briefly, one of the most wanted domestic terrorists in the United States
Olav Audunssøn III: III. Crossroads Olav Audunssøn III III. Crossroads Sigrid Undset 2022 Fall
The third volume in the Nobel Prize–winning writer’s epic story of medieval Norway, finely capturing Undset’s fluid, natural style in the first English translation in nearly a century
One Winter Up North One Winter Up North John Owens 2022 Fall
A wordless picture-book journey through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in winter, snowshoeing the frozen lakes and silent forest with family, encountering the wonders of northern wildlife in the cold season
Opioid Reckoning: Love, Loss, and Redemption in the Rehab State Opioid Reckoning Love, Loss, and Redemption in the Rehab State Amy C. Sullivan 2022 Fall
Examines the complexity and the humanity of the opioid epidemic
Out of Breath: Vulnerability of Air in Contemporary Art Out of Breath Vulnerability of Air in Contemporary Art Caterina Albano 2022 Fall
Explores the intrinsic relation of life to air, and breathing, through contemporary art
Queer Silence: On Disability and Rhetorical Absence Queer Silence On Disability and Rhetorical Absence J. Logan Smilges 2022 Fall
Championing the liberatory potential of silence to address the fraught disability politics of queerness
Rubber Boots Methods for the Anthropocene: Doing Fieldwork in Multispecies Worlds Rubber Boots Methods for the Anthropocene Doing Fieldwork in Multispecies Worlds Nils Bubandt, Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen and Rachel Cypher, Editors 2022 Fall
A methodological follow-up to Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet
Scandinavia since 1500 Scandinavia since 1500 Byron J. Nordstrom 2022 Fall
An updated edition of the definitive history of Scandinavia over the past five centuries
Settling the Boom: The Sites and Subjects of Bakken Oil Settling the Boom The Sites and Subjects of Bakken Oil Mary E. Thomas and Bruce Braun, Editors 2022 Fall
Examines how settler colonial and sexist infrastructures and narratives order a resource boom
Solarities: Seeking Energy Justice Solarities Seeking Energy Justice After Oil Collective Ayesha Vemuri and Darin Barney, Editors 2022 Fall
A collective engages and mirrors the critical need for energy justice and transformation
South American Journals: January–July 1960 South American Journals January–July 1960 Allen Ginsberg 2022 Fall
The great Beat poet’s observations, reflections, poetry, and mind-expanding explorations while traveling through South America
Statelessness: On Almost Not Existing Statelessness On Almost Not Existing 2022 Fall
A pathbreaking new genealogy of statelessness
Studious Drift: Movements and Protocols for a Postdigital Education Studious Drift Movements and Protocols for a Postdigital Education Tyson Lewis and Peter B. Hyland 2022 Fall
What kind of university is possible when digital tools are not taken for granted, but hacked for a more experimental future?
Take My Word for It: A Dictionary of English Idioms Take My Word for It A Dictionary of English Idioms Anatoly Liberman 2022 Fall
Three centuries of English idioms—their unusual origins and unexpected interpretations
The Architecture of Disability: Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access The Architecture of Disability Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access David Gissen 2022 Fall
A radical critique of architecture that places disability at the heart of the built environment
The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971 The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971 Allen Ginsberg 2022 Fall
An autobiographical journey through America in the turbulent 1960s—the essential backstory to Ginsberg’s National Book Award–winning volume of poetry
The Long 2020 The Long 2020 Richard Grusin and Maureen Ryan, Editors 2022 Fall
Sharply intelligent, often personal reflections on the global crises of 2020 that are still ongoing
The Mandorla Letters: for the hopeful The Mandorla Letters for the hopeful Nicole Mitchell Gantt 2022 Fall
Afrofuturist memoir on jazz, collaboration, and the search for collective well-being
The New Real: Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji The New Real Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji Jonathan E. Abel 2022 Fall
Unlocking a vital understanding of how literary studies and media studies overlap and are bound together
The Owls Are Not What They Seem: Artist as Ethologist The Owls Are Not What They Seem Artist as Ethologist Arnaud Gerspacher 2022 Fall
Toward a posthumanist art and ethology
The Prison House of the Circuit: Politics of Control from Analog to Digital The Prison House of the Circuit Politics of Control from Analog to Digital Jeremy Packer, Paula Nuñez de Villavicencio, Alexander Monea, Kathleen Oswald, Kate Maddalena and Joshua Reeves 2022 Fall
Has society ceded its self-governance to technogovernance?
The School-Prison Trust The School-Prison Trust Sabina Vaught, Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy and Jeremiah Chin 2022 Fall
Considers colonial school–prison systems in relation to the self-determination of Native communities, nations, and peoples
The Silence of the Miskito Prince: How Cultural Dialogue Was Colonized The Silence of the Miskito Prince How Cultural Dialogue Was Colonized Matt Cohen 2022 Fall
Confronting the rifts created by our common conceptual vocabulary for North American colonial studies
The Ski Jumpers: A Novel The Ski Jumpers A Novel Peter Geye 2022 Fall
A writer and former ski jumper facing a terminal diagnosis takes one more leap—into a past of soaring flights and broken family bonds
The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives The Sky Watched Poems of Ojibwe Lives Linda LeGarde Grover 2022 Fall
A collective memoir in poetry of an Ojibwe family and tribal community, from creation myth to this day, updated with new poems
The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself: Racial Myths and Our American Narratives The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself Racial Myths and Our American Narratives David Mura 2022 Fall
Uncovering the pernicious narratives white people create to justify white supremacy and sustain racist oppression
The Unteachables: Disability Rights and the Invention of Black Special Education The Unteachables Disability Rights and the Invention of Black Special Education Keith A. Mayes 2022 Fall
How special education used disability labels to marginalize Black students in public schools
Waterfall: A Novel Waterfall A Novel Mary Casanova 2021 Spring
Trinity Baird’s hope for independence is tenuous, especially when her family has the final say—and the power to lock her away
Webbed Connectivities: The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Webbed Connectivities The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Vrushali Patil 2022 Fall
Constructing a new approach for centering empire in productions of racialized, gendered, and sexualized difference

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