A Nonfiction Tour of America: 50 Books for 50 States

By Elisabeth Donnelly

The Music of Failure by Bill HolmGarrison Keillor who? In these essays by Bill Holm, we get a picture of Minnesota in all its vexing contradictions, from the glorious prairie to reading poetry in nursing homes. Holm’s point of view is straightforward and full of lyricism, a true reflection of his homeland.

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University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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