Metropolis Magazine: 50 Books to Read This Fall

By Metropolis editors
Metropolis Magazine

Millett_Minnesota coverMidcentury Modern architecture was perhaps most influential in the American heartland, where the style was eagerly applied to all building typologies, from single family homes and civic structures, to recreational centers and roadside churches. This book presents a microcosm of postwar Modernism as it was eagerly taken up in Minnesota.

The Suburban Church by Gretchen BuggelnAfter World War II, architects Edward D. Dart, Edward A. Sövik, and Charles E. Stade joined forces with 75 congregations in the suburban Midwest to reinvigorate the Protestant community. Using architectural records, church archives, and oral histories, Buggein illustrates how this midcentury architecture reflected and shaped developments in postwar religion.


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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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