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  • Women take the wheel

    A Road of Her Own: Women’s Journeys in the West is an anthology of contemporary women’s adventures on the road

  • Editor's Note: Essays for thought

    There are as many ways to look at the West as there are lookers, as this special issue’s six essays demonstrate

  • Ground Zero

    A life-threatening stroke in Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument puts the author’s fight for wilderness into perspective

  • A native son of Oregon writes of heartbreak, determination

    Writer David James Duncan talks about his "insane passion for rivers" and the broken hearts of Westerners

  • Tangled up in blue

    Ellen Meloy’s memoir, The Anthropology of Turquoise, explores her life in the Southwest through the metaphor of color

  • A lesson in aridity from Wallace Stegner

    The late writer Wallace Stegner tried to tell us years ago that Westerners live in an arid region, and we need to adapt to it

  • A lesson in engagement from Mary Page Stegner

    A talk with Wallace Stegner’s 91-year-old widow, Mary Page Stegner, reminds the writer of all that Stegner taught us, and of all we still have to learn from him

  • Living in harm’s way

    Marc Reisner’s posthumously published book, A Dangerous Place: California’s Unsettling Fate, looks at California and its earthquakes, and imagines what will happen when "the Big One" finally hits

  • Living in harm’s way

    Marc Reisner’s posthumously published book, A Dangerous Place: California’s Unsettling Fate, looks at California and its earthquakes, and imagines what will happen when "the Big One" finally hits

  • Light and love in Wyoming

    Mark Spragg's first novel, The Fruit of Stone, is the story of a Western road trip that “runs like a hard back road, gorgeous and tricky.”

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