Minnesota Historical Society- Books
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First Avenue- Chris Riemenschneider
Where Prince and Minnesota made rock 'n' roll history - a glorious look at one of rock's most storied clubs and the hundreds of musicians who took the stage there
Hardback, 264 pages, 320 color and 100 b&w photos, 9.25x10.625 inches
Lake Fish - Keane Amdahl
Casts a wide net to gather up tips for purchasing, substituting, and preparing midwestern fish, from whitefish to perch, walleye to ciscoes, in tasty and often surprising ways.
Paperback, 256 pages, 50 color photos, 100 recipes, 8x10 inches
Northern Gardener - Mary Lahr Schier
Tips and tricks for the northern gardener collected from 150 years of Minnesota State Horticultural Society publications. Illustrated with color photos and vintage artwork.
Paperback, 224 pages, 100 color photos, 20 b&w illustrations, 2 maps, 7x10 inches
Minnesota Book of Skills - Chris Niskanen
This playful yet practical guide-outlining skills from building a campfire to identifying urban wildlife to carving a duck decoy-will fully prepare Minnesota natives and newcomers alike for life in the North Star State.
Paperback, 224 pages, 40 b&w illustrations, recipes, 6.5 x 8 inches
North Star Cocktails- Johnny Michaels
Award-winning drinkslinger Johnny Michaels, along with the North Star Bartenders’ Guild, move beyond the traditional Martini and Manhattan to offer 125 crafted cocktail recipes with modern flavors.
Paperback, 240 pages, 5 1/2 X 7, 30 color photos and 20 b&w photos,125 recipes
Lincoln Del Cookbook- Wendi Zelkin Rosenstein
Bring home the flavor of the cherished Lincoln Del bakery and deli with kitchen-tested recipes that will feed your memories and inspire new traditions for your family table.
Paperback, 224 Pages, 7" x 10", 150 Color and B&W Images, 100 Recipes
Prince: Before the Rain- Photography: Allen Beaulieu
Prince: Before the Rain paints another important picture in the mythology of the celebrated, influential, and endlessly invigorating performer while providing an intimate portrait of the Minnesota artist about to take over the world.
Hardcover, 224 pages, 9x10 inches, 250 Color and B&W Photos
Chinese-ness- Photographer Wing Young Huie
Is Chinese identity personal, national, cultural, political? Does it migrate, become malleable or transmuted? What is authentic, sacred, kitsch? Using documentary and conceptual photographic strategies, acclaimed photographer Wing Young Huie explores the meaning of Chinese-ness in his home state of Minnesota, throughout the United States, and in China.
Hardcover, 160 pages, 100 color photos, 8x10 inches
Hot Dish Heaven: Classic Casseroles from Midwest Kitchens- Ann L. Burckhardt
From the land where the hot dish began comes a delicious array of kitchen-tested recipes featuring traditional favorites and modern meals for today’s casserole cook.
Paperback, 160 pages, 40 illustrations, 7X9 inches
Untamed Mushrooms: From Field to Table- Michael Karns, Lisa Golden Schroeder, Photographer Dennis Becker
Take a wander in woods and over fields with experienced mushroom hunters and, if your luck holds, safely bring home a wild harvest to cook and savor at the table.
Paperback, 324 pages, 150 color photos, 100 recipes, 8X10 inches
Thank You for Shopping: The Golden Age of Minnesota Department Stores- Kristal Leebrick, Foreword by Dolores DeFore
Relive the glory days of retail—when a trip to the department store was a special occasion—with nostalgic stories and vintage photos and ads.
Hardcover, 224 pages, 200 color and b&w photos and 100 illustrations, 9.25X10.625