In Colorado essayist BK Loren's first novel, the loss of nature is linked to the loss of a loved one, and grief becomes a territory to be explored.
by Emily Wortman-Wunder,
Sep 16, 2012
In Gods Without Men, British novelist Hari Kunzru wanders through time and space in California's Mojave Desert.
by Martin Connelly,
May 27, 2012
Dagoberto Gilb's remarkable new fiction collection captures the lives of struggling Southwestern people.
by Jenny Shank,
Mar 18, 2012
Ordinary Wolves, Seth Kantner’s extraordinary debut novel, is the coming-of-age story of a young man on the remote Alaskan tundra
by Patrick Farrell,
Sep 19, 2005
The short stories in Marjorie Kowalski Cole's posthumous collection The City Beneath the Snow take readers deep into the subarctic melting pot of Fairbanks, Alaska.
by Michael Engelhard,
Mar 05, 2012
Lamb, Bonnie Nadzam's crisp, startling and psychologically intense debut novel, follows two troubled characters on a quest for redemption in the West.
by Jenny Shank,
Feb 05, 2012
Liberty Lanes, Robin Troy's second novel, tracks the lives of a group of senior citizens in a small Montana town.
by Phyllis Barber,
Jan 22, 2012
Héctor Tobar's ferocious new novel, The Barbarian Nurseries, stars a Mexican housekeeper who works for a dysfunctional family and accidentally gets caught up in the national fury over illegal immigration.
by Daniel A. Olivas,
Nov 28, 2011
Patrick DeWitt's new novel, The Sisters Brothers, describes the lives of two 19th-century hit men in a work of modern Western noir.
by Devon Fredericksen,
Nov 13, 2011
In the desert Southwest of 2030 Big Daddy Drought runs the show, California claims all the water, and a water tick named Lolo ekes out a rugged living removing tamarisk.
by Paolo Bacigalupi,
Jun 26, 2006