Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice
By Lisa Blee ('08)
The University of North Carolina Press, 2014]
In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of militiamen traveling through Nisqually country was ambushed, and two men were shot from behind and fatally wounded.
Paris Thibideaux & the World of Lost Things
By Kathryn Thurber ('03)
Amazon/KindleDirect Publication, 2013
Paris Thibideaux believed in a World of Lost Things. He was convinced of the existence of this World because pieces of it kept turning up in his yard, in the alley, and in the great green basin of Powderhorn Park—busted bicycles, toys, and appliances
Flute Lore, Flute Tales: Artifacts, History, and Stories About the Flute
By Katherine Holmes ('85)
Couchgrass Books, 2014
Explore the flute’s four types as they have appeared on most continents since prehistoric times. This book follows the discovery of artifacts and the historical impact of the instrument.
The Last Scroll
By James Fricton (Faculty)
Dr. James Fricton set out to write a book about the factors that tip the balance between health and illness and what actions can be taken to enhance energy and wellness in the seven realms of our lives–the mind, body, spirit, lifestyle, emotions, society, and environment.
Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary
By Alex Lubin
The University of North Carolina Press, 2014
In this transnational history, Alex Lubin reveals the vital connections between African American political thought and the people and nations of the Middle East.
Wingbeats and Heartbeats: Essays on Game Birds, Gun Dogs, and Days Afield
By Dave Books (B.S. '65)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2014
Wingbeats and Heartbeats is a wingshooter's odyssey to the wild places where, at the end of the day, the companionship of faithful gun dogs and good friends matters more than a bulging game bag.
Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop
By Susan Hawthorne ('08)
Oxford University Press, 2014
By Peter Campion (U of M MFA professor)
University of Chicago Press, 2013
In El Dorado, Peter Campion explores what it feels like to live in America right now, at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Around the Writer's Block
By Roseanne Bane ('90)
Rosanne Bane has been teaching writers for almost twenty years. In that time, she has refined her methods, built upon solid brain science, and recently distilled it all in Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance.
More Than Conquerors: A Memoir of Lost Arguments
By Megan Hustad (B.A. '97)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
Megan Hustad and her family try to reconcile an evangelical upbringing in a post-Christian America