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  • 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.

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