Spring & Summer 2023 Books

Announcing our Spring/Summer 2023 season of exciting new books, including Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood (Charlotte Wrigley); White Burgers, Black Cash (Naa Oyo A. Kwate); Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight (Shannon Gibney and Charly Palmer); Trauma Sponges (Jeremy Norton); The Lichen Museum (A. Laurie Palmer); Noah's Arkive (Jeffrey J. Cohen and Julian Yates); and Making Sense in Common (Isabelle Stengers). Browse all books below or select an option to view the catalog online.

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SPRING & SUMMER 2023

Announcing our Spring/Summer 2023 season of exciting new books, including Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood (Charlotte Wrigley); White Burgers, Black Cash (Naa Oyo A. Kwate); Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight (Shannon Gibney and Charly Palmer); Trauma Sponges (Jeremy Norton); The Lichen Museum (A. Laurie Palmer); Noah's Arkive (Jeffrey J. Cohen and Julian Yates); and Making Sense in Common (Isabelle Stengers).

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All through the Town: The School Bus as Educational Technology All through the Town The School Bus as Educational Technology Antero Garcia 2023 Spring
The role of the humble school bus in transforming education in America
American Indians and the American Dream: Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota American Indians and the American Dream Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota Kasey R. Keeler 2023 Spring
Understanding the processes and policies of urbanization and suburbanization in American Indian communities
Betting on Macau: Casino Capitalism and China’s Consumer Revolution Betting on Macau Casino Capitalism and China’s Consumer Revolution Tim Simpson 2023 Spring
A comprehensive look into how Macau’s recent decades of gambling-related growth have produced one of the wealthiest territories on the planet
Big Belching Bog Big Belching Bog Phyllis Root 2023 Spring
A quirky romp through the peat bogs of northern Minnesota for young readers
Blood in the Tracks: The Minnesota Musicians behind Dylan's Masterpiece Blood in the Tracks The Minnesota Musicians behind Dylan's Masterpiece Paul Metsa and Rick Shefchik 2023 Spring
The story of the Minneapolis musicians unexpectedly summoned to re-record half of the songs on Bob Dylan's most acclaimed album
Blue Guitar Highway Blue Guitar Highway Paul Metsa 2023 Spring
The singular Minnesota musician tells his story of making music, from folk outpost to pop paradise to stages shared with stars from Seeger to Springsteen
Cooking from the Heart: The Hmong Kitchen in America Cooking from the Heart The Hmong Kitchen in America Sami Scripter and Sheng Yang 2023 Spring
The first cookbook of Hmong-American cuisine, filled with unique recipes and stories
Crip Negativity Crip Negativity J. Logan Smilges 2023 Spring
Imagining anti-ableist liberation beyond the rubrics of access and inclusion
Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023 Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023 Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Editors 2023 Spring
A cutting-edge view of the digital humanities at a time of global pandemic, catastrophe, and uncertainty
Don’t Count Your Chicks Don’t Count Your Chicks Ingri d’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire 2023 Spring
This delightful storybook by the incomparable d’Aulaires, based on a poem by Hans Christian Andersen, will charm a new generation of little readers
Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood: Permafrost and Extinction in the Russian Arctic Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood Permafrost and Extinction in the Russian Arctic Charlotte Wrigley 2023 Spring
Exploring one of the greatest potential contributors to climate change—thawing permafrost—and the anxiety of extinction on an increasingly hostile planet
Endlings: Fables for the Anthropocene Endlings Fables for the Anthropocene Lydia Pyne 2023 Spring
Amid the historical decimation of species around the globe, a new way into the language of loss
Expelling Public Schools: How Antiracist Politics Enable School Privatization in Newark Expelling Public Schools How Antiracist Politics Enable School Privatization in Newark John Arena 2023 Spring
Exploring the role of identitarian politics in the privatization of Newark’s public school system
Fantasies of Precision: American Modern Art, 1908–1947 Fantasies of Precision American Modern Art, 1908–1947 Ashley Lazevnick 2023 Spring
Redefining the artistic movement that helped shape American modernism
Ferns and Lycophytes of Minnesota: The Complete Guide to Species Identification Ferns and Lycophytes of Minnesota The Complete Guide to Species Identification Welby R. Smith 2023 Spring
The definitive field guide for understanding and identifying ferns and lycophytes in Minnesota
For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness For the Love of Cod A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness Eric Dregni 2023 Spring
What makes Norwegians so damn happy—and does it translate?
Gut Anthro: An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes Gut Anthro An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes Amber Benezra 2023 Spring
A fascinating ethnography of microbes that opens up new spaces for anthropological inquiry
In the Company of Radical Women Writers In the Company of Radical Women Writers Rosemary Hennessy 2023 Spring
Recovering the bold voices and audacious lives of women who confronted capitalist society’s failures and injustices in the 1930s—a decade unnervingly similar to our own
Latin Art in Minnesota: Conversations and What’s Next Latin Art in Minnesota Conversations and What’s Next William G. Franklin, Editor 2023 Spring
A richly illustrated and personal presentation of the lives and careers of twelve Latin American artists in Minnesota
Lively Cities: Reconfiguring Urban Ecology Lively Cities Reconfiguring Urban Ecology Maan Barua 2023 Spring
A journey through unexplored spaces that foreground new ways of inhabiting the urban
Making Sense in Common: A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Making Sense in Common A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Isabelle Stengers 2023 Spring
A leading philosopher seeks to recover “common sense” as a meeting place to reconcile science and philosophy
Natives against Nativism: Antiracism and Indigenous Critique in Postcolonial France Natives against Nativism Antiracism and Indigenous Critique in Postcolonial France Olivia C. Harrison 2023 Spring
Examining the intersection of Palestine solidarity movements and antiracist activism in France from the 1970s to the present
Noah’s Arkive Noah’s Arkive Jeffrey J. Cohen and Julian Yates 2023 Spring
A timely rethinking of the archetypal story of Noah, the great flood, and who was left behind as the waters rose
Nonhuman Humanitarians: Animal Interventions in Global Politics Nonhuman Humanitarians Animal Interventions in Global Politics Benjamin Meiches 2023 Spring
Examining the appearance of nonhuman animals laboring alongside humans in humanitarian operations
Nothing Permanent: Modern Architecture in California Nothing Permanent Modern Architecture in California Todd Cronan 2023 Spring
A critical look at the competing motivations behind one of modern architecture’s most widely known and misunderstood movements
Operational Images: From the Visual to the Invisual Operational Images From the Visual to the Invisual Jussi Parikka 2023 Spring
An in-depth look into the transformation of visual culture and digital aesthetics
Rescue Me: On Dogs and Their Humans Rescue Me On Dogs and Their Humans Margret Grebowicz 2023 Spring
What exactly is it we want from dogs today?
Rough Metaphysics: The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Rough Metaphysics The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Peter Skafish 2023 Spring
A powerful case for why anthropology should study outsiders of thought and their speculative ideas
Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight Shannon Gibney 2023 Spring
Six-year-old Sam, with his Liberian dad and African American mom, finds a way to bring everyone in his cross-cultural family together at the dinner table
Settling Nature: The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel Settling Nature The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel 2023 Spring
Studying nature conservation in Palestine-Israel through the lens of settler colonialism
Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Star Wars after Lucas A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Dan Golding 2023 Spring
Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars
Stories from Jonestown Stories from Jonestown Leigh Fondakowski 2023 Spring
The story of Jonestown and Peoples Temple told through extensive interviews with the survivors
Subsurface Subsurface Karen Pinkus 2023 Spring
A bold new consideration of climate change between narratives of the Earth’s layers and policy of the present
The Big Sugar: A Brigid Reardon Mystery The Big Sugar A Brigid Reardon Mystery Mary Logue 2023 Spring
A grisly death near her new homestead draws Brigid Reardon into a complicated mystery soon after her arrival in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1881
The Birth of Computer Vision The Birth of Computer Vision James E. Dobson 2023 Spring
A revealing genealogy of image-recognition techniques and technologies
The Comic Self: Toward Dispossession The Comic Self Toward Dispossession Timothy C. Campbell and Grant Farred 2023 Spring
A provocative and unconventional call to dispossess the self of itself
The Environmental Unconscious: Ecological Poetics from Spenser to Milton The Environmental Unconscious Ecological Poetics from Spenser to Milton Steven Swarbrick 2023 Spring
Bringing psychoanalysis to bear on the diagnosis of ecological crisis
The Frankfurt School in Exile The Frankfurt School in Exile Thomas Wheatland 2023 Spring
An examination of the influence of German intellectuals on postwar American thought
The Lichen Museum The Lichen Museum A. Laurie Palmer 2023 Spring
A radical proposal for how a tiny organism can transform our understanding of human relations
The Quiet Violence of Empire: How USAID Waged Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan The Quiet Violence of Empire How USAID Waged Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan Wesley Attewell 2023 Spring
How the U.S. empire-state transformed post-1945 Afghanistan into a key site for reimagining development
The Solidarity Economy The Solidarity Economy Jean-Louis Laville 2023 Spring
Questioning the boundaries between politics and economics
Too Much Sea for Their Decks: Shipwrecks of Minnesota’s North Shore and Isle Royale Too Much Sea for Their Decks Shipwrecks of Minnesota’s North Shore and Isle Royale Michael Schumacher 2023 Spring
Shipwreck stories from along Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior and Isle Royale
Trauma Sponges: Dispatches from the Scarred Heart of Emergency Response Trauma Sponges Dispatches from the Scarred Heart of Emergency Response Jeremy Norton 2023 Spring
Beyond an adrenaline ride or a chronicle of bravura heroics, this unflinching view of a Minneapolis firefighter reveals the significant toll of emergency response
White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation White Burgers, Black Cash Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation Naa Oyo A. Kwate 2023 Spring
The long and pernicious relationship between fast food restaurants and the African American community