Bawbee Books: One Summer Up North

A wordless picture-book journey through the Boundary Waters, canoeing and camping with a family as they encounter the northwoods wilderness in all its spectacular beautyThis book is by John Owens and is completely made up of illustrations, without any words. For me, it was a reflection on nature, slowing down, and being present in the beautiful outdoors. The feel of reading this book is more like flipping through a photo album than reading a novel (or even a graphic novel). If you're looking for a book with only pictures that evokes a calming, relaxing feel, this could be a great read for your family!

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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

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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.



Browse our Fall/Winter 2022-23 catalog for exciting forthcoming books!

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