Literature

Ugly White People: Writing Whiteness in Contemporary America Ugly White People Writing Whiteness in Contemporary America Stephanie Li 2023 Fall
Whiteness revealed: an analysis of the destructive complacency of white self-consciousness
Olav Audunssøn IV: IV. Winter Olav Audunssøn IV IV. Winter Sigrid Undset 2023 Fall
The fourth and final volume in the Nobel Prize–winning writer’s epic of one man’s fateful life in medieval Norway
The Last Supper Club: A Waiter’s Requiem The Last Supper Club A Waiter’s Requiem Matthew Batt 2023 Fall
A witty and humble tribute to the sometimes profane, sometimes profound world of waiting tables
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
Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again Shigeru Kayama 2023 Fall
The first English translations of the original novellas about the iconic kaijū Godzilla
Rafferty’s Last Case: A Minnesota Mystery Featuring Sherlock Holmes Rafferty’s Last Case A Minnesota Mystery Featuring Sherlock Holmes Larry Millett 2023 Fall
Now in paperback, in this ninth Minnesota mystery Shadwell Rafferty, with the inimitable Sherlock Holmes, may have solved his own murder
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
Stories from Jonestown Stories from Jonestown Leigh Fondakowski 2023 Spring
The story of Jonestown and Peoples Temple told through extensive interviews with the survivors
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
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?
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
Big Belching Bog Big Belching Bog Phyllis Root 2023 Spring
A quirky romp through the peat bogs of northern Minnesota for young readers
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
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
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