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  • To die fighting: a review of Jesse's Ghost: A Novel

    To die fighting: a review of Jesse's Ghost: A Novel

    In Frank Bergon's new novel, a young man in California's Central Valley is haunted by the memory of his best friend, whom he murdered.

  • The aftermath of violence: A review of The Color of Night

    The aftermath of violence: A review of The Color of Night

    The narrator of Madison Smartt Bell's disturbing 13th novel is a former member of a murderous, Manson-like cult.

  • The trouble with guns

    The trouble with guns

    Maybe it's true that guns don't kill people, but people using guns can sure do damage.

  • 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

  • The vast, unpatrolled public lands

    The same solitude that attracts nature-lovers to the West’s public lands attracts lawbreakers as well – particularly a growing number of Mexican marijuana-growers

  • The Gangs of Zion

    Drawn to Utah by the Mormon Church, young Polynesians struggle to find an identity, and to escape from a seemingly endless cycle of gang-related violence

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