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  • In hunting camp, the closet is closed

    A "gay, wolf-loving, tree-hugging former Marine" writes about Brokeback Mountain, elk hunting, and his own lifelong experience with shame and prejudice

  • Yes, some hunters are gay

    The writer read Annie Proulx’ story, Brokeback Mountain twice: The second time he was divorced and out of the closet. Then he saw the movie and loved the elk-hunting scene

  • Just where is that home on the range?

    A View from the Inland Empire, a new collection of essays from Stephen J. Lyons, is an honest account of coming to — and later leaving — the West, and in the process learning about home and heart and family

  • Is Brokeback Mountain about the West? Sort of

    The writer adds up the ironies and contradictions of the movie everyone keeps talking about — Brokeback Mountain

  • Eight decades of magic and beauty at Ghost Ranch

    Lesley Poling-Kempes tells the story of a legendary New Mexico resort and its many lovers in her absorbing new book, Ghost Ranch

  • A watery mystery in New Mexico

    Albuquerque private investigator Sonny Baca unravels a series of nefarious plots in Rudolfo Anaya’s riveting mystery Jemez Spring

  • Welcome, podnah, to the Westernized West

    The writer envisions a New West hotel going overboard with Old West lingo

  • A natural and cultural history of the Rocky Mountains

    Gary Ferguson explores the history and culture of the backbone of the West in The Great Divide: The Rocky Mountains in the American Mind

  • The ranch wife, reinvented

    Andrea Malmberg of Wyoming’s Twin Creek Ranch uses her gourmet cooking to put her ranch guests in touch with the land and with the food they eat

  • Coming home to a Montana town

    Karen Brichoux’s pensive new novel, The Girl She Left Behind, recounts the challenges faced by a young woman on her return to a small Montana town

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