The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter


The ABC of It (Leonard S. Marcus)Leonard S. Marcus visited Minnesota the summer of 2018 on the Hollinshead Fellowship. While he was here researching for  a book and curation of another exhibit, he was able to review all the books, manuscripts, and art that we gathered from our collection to support his words. 

More about the exhibit and book here.

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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