Items by Alexa Mergen

Living close to the bone in modern Alaska: A review of Bear Down, Bear North
Living close to the bone in modern Alaska: A review of Bear Down, Bear North
The short stories in Melinda Moustakis' book plunge the reader into the challenging world of contemporary Alaskans.
Discovery and recovery in a Mojave casino town
Mary Sojourner's new novel, Going Through Ghosts, takes the reader on a journey of love, loss, abandonment and death.
The limits of memory
The limits of memory
Jeannette Walls' "true-life novel," Half Broke Horses, is hampered by the author's memories of her grandmother, the main character.
Volunteers work to slow down kitten killing
Volunteers work to slow down kitten killing
If people would spay and neuter their pets, animal shelter volunteers would not have to euthanize kittens every spring.