Literature

Zombie Theory: A Reader Zombie Theory A Reader Sarah Juliet Lauro, Editor 2017 Fall
An interdisciplinary collection of the best international scholarship on zombies as the embodiment of anxieties, critiques, and desires
Onigamiising: Seasons of an Ojibwe Year Onigamiising Seasons of an Ojibwe Year Linda LeGarde Grover 2017 Fall
Fifty short essays evoke the four seasons of the year, and of life, for the Ojibwe in northeastern Minnesota
Tales of Wonder: Retelling Fairy Tales through Picture Postcards Tales of Wonder Retelling Fairy Tales through Picture Postcards Jack Zipes 2017 Fall
A pictorial history of fairy-tale postcards throughout the world over two hundred years
Postcolonial Automobility: Car Culture in West Africa Postcolonial Automobility Car Culture in West Africa Lindsey B. Green-Simms 2017 Fall
Globalizing the car’s role in modern culture
Seven Ways to Trick a Troll Seven Ways to Trick a Troll Lise Lunge-Larsen 2017 Fall
In seven whimsical, entertaining folktales, children discover trolls’ weaknesses, as well as their own strengths
Scenarios: Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo Scenarios Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo Werner Herzog 2017 Fall
The first in a series: Urtexts of the quintessential early films of Werner Herzog
Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati, The Ultimate Edition Infinite Variety The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati, The Ultimate Edition Scot D. Ryersson and Michael Orlando Yaccarino 2017 Fall
The biography of the most dazzling artistic and fashion muse of the twentieth century—in a fully revised and spectacularly illustrated edition
We Know How This Ends: Living while Dying We Know How This Ends Living while Dying Bruce H. Kramer 2017 Fall
Surprising lessons in finding joy and personal growth in the last months of life
Enchantment Lake: A Northwoods Mystery Enchantment Lake A Northwoods Mystery Margi Preus 2017 Fall
What’s wild in the northwoods turns out to be mostly human, when seventeen-year-old Francie is drawn into the strange mysteries threatening her great aunts’ Minnesota Up North world
Ice-Out Ice-Out Mary Casanova 2017 Fall
A young man’s future—and a budding romance—get caught up in bootlegging, blackmail, corruption, and murder along the U.S.–Canadian border in the 1920s
The Sacred Era: A Novel The Sacred Era A Novel Yoshio Aramaki 2017 Spring
A brilliant work of speculative fiction, blending science and metaphysics, by a Japanese master of the 1970s New Wave
Who Writes for Black Children?: African American Children’s Literature before 1900 Who Writes for Black Children? African American Children’s Literature before 1900 Katharine Capshaw and Anna Mae Duane, Editors 2017 Spring
Innovative essays that challenge us to imagine African American children’s literature during the slavery and reconstruction eras
Italian Chronicles Italian Chronicles Stendhal 2017 Spring
Nine bloody, revenge-filled tales—several translated for the first time—from French writer Stendhal
It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching It Won’t Be Easy An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching Tom Rademacher 2017 Spring
A frank and funny behind-the-scenes look at teaching from a hard-working and highly entertaining Teacher of the Year
White Birch, Red Hawthorn: A Memoir White Birch, Red Hawthorn A Memoir Nora Murphy 2017 Spring
A personal investigation into the multigenerational cost of immigration and genocide in the American heartland