Category Archives: Books

What We’re Reading

All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr review by Caroline Cook I had been wanting to read All the Light We Cannot See for a while, so when I spotted it at the library I grabbed it. A … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Drum Hadley

We recently lost a friend and colleague, Drum Hadley, author of Voice of the Borderlands. Born into the Anheuser-Busch family, Drummond Hadley came to the Southwest to study poetry at the University of Arizona. He lived and worked for more … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: October

The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through The Heart of The Grand Canyon by Kevin Fedarko review by Caroline Cook I find it hard to resist a good nonfiction adventure story, whether the place is somewhere I’ve … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: September

This month we are reading a collection of supernatural tales—two ghosts and a time traveler. American Ghost by Hannah Nordhaus review by Marilyn Noble At La Posada de Santa Fe, a sad ghost haunts one of the upstairs bedrooms. She … Continue reading

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How One Author Publishes Cookbooks

Have you ever thought about publishing a cookbook? Maybe your friends and family rave about your cooking, or you just love spending time in the kitchen concocting new creations. Here’s how noted food writer and cookbook author Diana Henry does … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: August

The Martian, by Andy Weir review by Aaron Downey Sometimes the stars align. I received this book for my birthday at the time I was editing our forthcoming book, The Boundless Universe: Astronomy in the New Age of Discovery by … Continue reading

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Review of Hummingbird Plants of the Southwest

The Native Plant Society of New Mexico has reviewed Marcy Scott’s new book, Hummingbird Plants of the Southwest, in their New Mexico’s Voice for Native Plants newsletter.  An excerpt of the review by Renée West follows: you can read the … Continue reading

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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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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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