Author Archives: Caroline Cook

What We’re Reading: June

The Girl on the Fridge, by Etgar Keret review by Aaron Downey After seeing the movie Wristcutters: A Love Story, I simply had to track down an Etgar Keret book. I was ready for weird, but not ready for the … Continue reading

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Ancient Southwest wins Independent Publisher Book Award

We are very pleased to announce that The Ancient Southwest: A Guide to Archaeological Sites, by Gregory McNamee with photography by Larry Lindahl, has won the 2015 Independent Publisher Bronze Medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction (West-Mountain region)! Our congratulations to the … Continue reading

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Friday Photo 5/29

A curious ground squirrel in Tucson, AZ. Photo by Jim Turner.

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What We’re Reading: May

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed review by Caroline Cook Wild is the story of author Cheryl Strayed, who left behind a broken life to find herself along more than a thousand miles … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Alwin J. “Rusty” Girdner

We recently lost a friend and colleague, Alwin J. “Rusty” Girdner, author of Diné Tah: My Reservation Days 1923–1939. Born in Albuquerque, NM, in 1923, Alwin was nicknamed “Rusty” for his wavy red hair. He grew up on the Navajo … Continue reading

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Hitting the West Fork Trail

I have heard about, read about, and seen gorgeous photos of the famous West Fork Trail of Oak Creek near Sedona, Arizona, for years. Roger Naylor writes about it in his book Boots and Burgers, agreeing that though it can … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: April

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson review by Jim Turner I spent a lot of time on the road giving history talks this past few months, and when I get to different cities I like … Continue reading

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Deviled Eggs for Easter

Maybe it seems wrong to make deviled eggs for Easter, but this is the best recipe I’ve come across and I love making them during this time of year. If you love pepper, as in good, fresh ground pepper, you will … Continue reading

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Tucson Festival of Books photos

  Thanks to all who came out to the Tucson Festival of Books! We had a great time mingling with thousands of book lovers! Thanks also to our authors who came to sign books and talk with readers. Gregory McNamee … Continue reading

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Review of The Ancient Southwest

Jim Burnett of National Parks Traveler wrote a nice review of The Ancient Southwest: A Guide to Archaeological Sites, by Gregory McNamee with photographs by Larry Lindahl.

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