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  • Reasons to persevere

    Reasons to persevere

    In his novel, Blind Your Ponies, Stanley Gordon West looks into the heart of a fictional small town in Montana.

  • Excavating John

    Excavating John

    Kate Niles' wry and compassionate novel The Book of John tracks the travails of an archaeologist named John Gregory Wayne Thompson.

  • 'The music of men's lives'

    'The music of men's lives'

    In his new novel, Work Song, Ivan Doig describes the struggle between mine owners and union activists in post-WWI Butte, Mont.

  • How we got to this place

    In Driving on the Rim, Thomas McGuane creates a dark picaresque novel.

  • Tough justice, hard fate

    Tough justice, hard fate

    In Brian Hart's first novel, Then Came the Evening, people are trapped in a tragic drama partly of their own making.

  • 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.

  • Pulp friction

    Philip Caputo's seventh novel, Crossers, amounts to little more than the literary equivalent of a popcorn flick.

  • Finding freedom in Yosemite

    Finding freedom in Yosemite

    Shelton Johnson's novel Gloryland traces the adventurous life of Elijah Yancy, a young man of black and Indian heritage, who roams the West in the 19th century.

  • Birders without borders

    Birders without borders

    In Jim Lynch's second novel, Border Songs, an eccentric, gawky birdwatcher works for the Border Patrol along the Canadian border.

  • Bordering on injustice

    Bordering on injustice

    Jimmy Santiago Baca's novel A Glass of Water compassionately describes the lives of Mexican immigrants.

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