Books for birdwatchers

By Chuck Hagner and Matt Mendenhall
BirdWatching Magazine

Leaf_Love coverMinnesota’s importance to birds and birders cannot be overstated. More than 400 species have been recorded there. It’s a migratory pathway. And it’s the home of not just great hotspots but great advocates, like Carrol Henderson and our own Laura Erickson. That’s why this book is so relevant. It’s the story of the father of Minnesota ornithology, Thomas Sadler Roberts. He taught the University of Minnesota’s first ornithology class, wrote the landmark Birds of Minnesota, and devoted himself to birds when few cared about them.

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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.



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

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