You are here: home

Results for keyword: novels

  • A life unwound

    A life unwound

    In Michelle Huneven's novel Blame, a woman tries to deal with her guilt after a drunken-driving accident.

  • The stories we believe

    The stories we believe

    In Rick Collignon's new novel, Madewell Brown, the long-ago disappearance of a black man from a small New Mexican village is investigated by his granddaughter.

  • An unforgettable journey

    In his second novel, So Brave, So Young, So Handsome, Leif Enger takes the reader on a journey across the American West, circa 1915.

  • Loves, losses and utter disasters

    In her new novel, The Berkeley Pit, Dorothy Bryant intertwines the stories of two very different Berkeleys: The California college town during the ‘60s, and the famously toxic open-pit mine in Butte, Mont.

  • Cowgirl meets lawsuit

    In her first novel, Jackalope Dreams, Western writer Mary Clearman Blew gives us a tale of the contemporary West that rings both sad and true.

  • Reasons to stay

    In Charlotte Bacon’s novel, Split Estate, a damaged New York family seeks refuge and renewal on a Wyoming ranch.

  • Men, machines, memories

    In Five Skies, novelist Ron Carlson tells the terse and occasionally poetic stories of three emotionally damaged men working in Idaho for the summer.

  • Selling empanadas, building a community

    In The Empanada Brotherhood, his 11th novel, New Mexico author John Nichols pares his often-overloaded prose to the bone to tell a unique coming-of-age story set in Greenwich Village in 1960.

  • The power of music, the power of obsession

    Sarah Bird’s well-written novel The Flamenco Academy weaves the history of this dramatic dance form into a obsessed young woman’s search for identity.

  • Mystery in Montana

    Deirdre McNamer’s new novel, Red Rover, beautifully captures the unromantic realism of Montana’s small towns.

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. A graceful gazelle becomes a pest | Inrroducing an African gazelle called the oryx for...
  3. The man behind a New Mexico county's fracking ban | Last year Mora became the first county in the nati...
  4. What's killing the Yukon's salmon? | An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and...
  5. Plains sense | Ten years after Frank and Deborah Popper first pro...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
 
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone