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  • Healing the border with words

    Award-winning author Denise Chavez created the Border Book Festival, and founded a Cultural Center in Mesilla, N.M., to help heal the cultural wounds of the U.S.-Mexico border

  • Crossing hearts on Colorado's plains

    Laura Pritchett’s first novel, Sky Bridge, perfectly captures the speech and rhythms of everyday life in the hardscrabble ranchland of the eastern Colorado plains

  • For this English chef, home is the Colorado Plateau

    Chef John Sharpe has created a gourmet restaurant in the desert town of Winslow, Ariz., far from his birthplace in the misty green landscape of England

  • Wounded

    Wounded by Percival Everett is a modern-day Western novel with a twist

  • Maverick Autobiographies: Women Writers and the American West, 1900-1936

    In Maverick Autobiographies, Cathryn Halverson rediscovers three fascinating Western women writers: Mary MacLane, Opal Whiteley and Juanita Harrison

  • Cano's Vision

    In the little town of Antonito, Colo., a local eccentric known as Cano is using salvaged materials like beer cans, hubcaps and scrap lumber to create an extraordinary shrine called "El Castillo."

  • Complete History of New Mexico

    A collection of short stories by Las Cruces writer Kevin McIlvoy, Complete History of New Mexico brings the reader a variety of tales written from a great variety of perspectives

  • The more the West changes, the more it stays the same

    In DeVoto’s West, Edward K. Muller has collected 22 of Bernard DeVoto’s entertaining and thought-provoking Harper’s magazine columns about the West

  • A tasty history of the Southwest

    In Gardens of New Spain, William W. Dunmire tells the story of how Mediterranean plants and foods came to North America and changed the way its inhabitants eat

  • The Great Divide

    A writer takes a 1,600-mile Greyhound bus ride from Salt Lake City into Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, and listens to the stories of the Westerners he meets

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