Books

Six decades of river exploration
Six decades of river exploration
Review of “Downstream Toward Home” by Oliver A. Houck.
Photographs of New Mexicans spanning 20 years
Photographs of New Mexicans spanning 20 years
Review of “Taos Portraits: Photos by Paul O’Connor.”
Shards of hope in the Mojave
Shards of hope in the Mojave
Review of “29” by Mary Sojourner.
But wait, there’s more
But wait, there’s more
Lit-touring in California and beyond.
Forgetting we live in the desert
Forgetting we live in the desert
Rafael de Grenade on tough landscapes, writing as inquiry and climate change.
Murder in Old San Francisco
Murder in Old San Francisco
Review of ‘Frog Music’ by Emma Donoghue
Sovereign contempt
Sovereign contempt
Review of “Astoria” by Peter Stark.
Metamorphosis in Winnemucca
Metamorphosis in Winnemucca
Review of ‘The Days of Anna Madrigal’ by Armistead Maupin
Reinventing the Sundance Kid
Reinventing the Sundance Kid
Review of 'Sundance: A Novel' by David Fuller
A Taxonomy of Landscape
A Taxonomy of Landscape
Interstate and backroad photography with a Barry Lopez essay.
Lay of the land
Lay of the land
Review of ‘How to Read the American West: A Field Guide’ by William Wyckoff
The bomb builders’ wives
The bomb builders’ wives
Review of ‘The wives of Los Alamos’ by Tarashea Nesbit.
The Ansel Adams Wilderness
The Ansel Adams Wilderness
National Geographic photographer follows in big footsteps.