Literature

What God Is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color What God Is Honored Here? Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang, Editors 2019 Fall
Native women and women of color poignantly share their pain, revelations, and hope after experiencing the traumas of miscarriage and infant loss
Jack and the Ghost Jack and the Ghost Chan Poling 2019 Fall
A gothic, lyrical evocation of a shipwreck, ghosts, and lost—and found—love in a North Shore town
Laurentian Divide: A Novel Laurentian Divide A Novel Sarah Stonich 2019 Fall
Poignant portrayals of life on the edge in northern Minnesota border country—now in paper
The Complete and Original Norwegian Folktales of Asbjørnsen and Moe The Complete and Original Norwegian Folktales of Asbjørnsen and Moe Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe 2019 Fall
A new, definitive English translation of the celebrated story collection regarded as a landmark of Norwegian literature and culture
Playing with the Book: Victorian Movable Picture Books and the Child Reader Playing with the Book Victorian Movable Picture Books and the Child Reader Hannah Field 2019 Spring
A beautifully illustrated exploration of how Victorian novelty picture books reshape the ways children read and interact with texts
Glissant and the Middle Passage: Philosophy, Beginning, Abyss Glissant and the Middle Passage Philosophy, Beginning, Abyss John E. Drabinski 2019 Spring
A reevaluation of Édouard Glissant that centers on the catastrophe of the Middle Passage and creates deep, original theories of trauma and Caribbeanness
The Collected Poems of Édouard Glissant The Collected Poems of Édouard Glissant Édouard Glissant Jeff Humphries, Editor 2019 Spring
The complete poems of the finalist for the Nobel Prize in Literature—now in paper
Clearing Out: A Novel Clearing Out A Novel Helene Uri 2019 Spring
In a masterful blend of fiction and autobiography, a Norwegian novelist sends her character to the far north to learn what she can about their Sami ancestry
The Clue in the Trees: An Enchantment Lake Mystery The Clue in the Trees An Enchantment Lake Mystery Margi Preus 2019 Spring
Francie returns to Enchantment Lake looking for answers, only to get dragged into a murder mystery she might not survive
The Lost Forest The Lost Forest Phyllis Root 2019 Spring
The story of a forest “lost” by a surveying error—and all the flora and fauna to be found there
The Devil’s Wedding Ring The Devil’s Wedding Ring Vidar Sundstøl 2019 Spring
A mysterious disappearance at a 13th-century church in his native Norway draws detective Max Fjellanger into an old case—and a world of ancient ritual, superstition, and present-day danger
Whatever Normal Is Whatever Normal Is Jane St. Anthony 2019 Spring
In the fourth volume of a series set in Minneapolis in the 1960s, three friends navigate relationships and new questions about love and identity
Reading for Reform: The Social Work of Literature in the Progressive Era Reading for Reform The Social Work of Literature in the Progressive Era Laura R. Fisher 2019 Spring
An unprecedented examination of class-bridging reform and U.S. literary history at the turn of the twentieth century
No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Historic Journey across Antarctica No Horizon Is So Far Two Women and Their Historic Journey across Antarctica Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft 2019 Spring
The extraordinary story of the first two women to cross Antarctica
The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter The ABC of It Why Children’s Books Matter Leonard S. Marcus 2019 Spring
Original artwork and materials explore children’s literature and its impact in society and culture over time Distributed for the University of Minnesota Libraries, Kerlan Collection