This essays and book reviews in this special issue of High Country News revolve around the question: What does it mean to be at home in the West?
by Jodi Peterson,
Sep 13, 2009
Charles Bowden's new book, Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing, reiterates the bad news of today but declares that times are changing.
by Laura Paskus,
Nov 08, 2009
The photos and essays gathered in this collection of photographs and essays celebrate the austere beauty of a vast dry landscape.
by Kurt Caswell,
Jun 26, 2011
In his anthology, God’s Country or Devil’s
Playground, editor Barney Nelson gathers together an eclectic mix
of the best nature writing from the Big Bend of Texas
by Jessica Toubman,
Sep 13, 2004
In his essay collection Dragons in
Paradise, George Sibley reminisces about his years in the
funky mountain ski town of Crested Butte, Colorado
by Matt Jenkins,
May 30, 2005
In Imagination in Place, his new collection of essays, writer/farmer/poet Wendell Berry shares some of his honest wisdom and sharp-eyed observations.
by Kurt Caswell,
Jul 13, 2010
The creepy glamour of the scientific exhibit Body Worlds 2
– which showcases actual preserved sections of human bodies
– never answers the question of how – and where–
these people lived
by Michelle Nijhuis,
May 29, 2006
Yellow Cab is anthropology professor
Robert Leonard’s poetic account of his after-dark journeys as
a cab driver in Albuquerque
by N.P. Thompson,
Oct 02, 2006
The anthology West of 98: Living and Writing the New American West assembles the thoughts of 67 Western writers.
by Charles Finn,
Feb 20, 2012
Editor Gayle Wattawa has assembled an anthology of essays in New California Writing: 2011 that should intrigue even people outside the Golden State.
by Tara Rae Miner,
Dec 11, 2011