Star Tribune: Think "The Great Gatsby" comes to the Boundary Waters.

Trinity Baird’s hope for independence is tenuous, especially when her family has the final say—and the power to lock her awayFour years after World War I, seven years before the Great Depression, the novel is set at a time of great wealth and industry, classism and bigotry. The eugenics movement is embraced by an elite group of Americans as well as by a certain anti-Semitic demagogue in Germany; the 19th Amendment has been ratified, yet women are still controlled financially by men. And nonconforming females are often sent to asylums for what medical professionals term "hysteria."

Article at Star Tribune.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

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Art and Posthumanism: Cary Wolfe in conversation with Art after Nature series editors Giovanni Aloi and Caroline Picard.

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Life in Plastic: Petrochemical fantasies and synthetic sensibilities, with Caren Irr, Lisa Swanstrom, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Daniel Worden.

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Live: A book launch for We Are Meant to Rise at Next Chapter Booksellers features Carolyn Holbrook, David Mura, Douglas Kearney, Melissa Olson, Said Shaiye, and Kao Kalia Yang.