Zia Books

The Canyon

By Jack Schaefer

Based on a Cheyenne legend, this novel holds universal appeal as it explores the theme of a man’s conflict with his culture.

Subjects: Fiction

Runner in the Sun

By D'Arcy McNickle
Illustrations by Allan Houser

A novel of pre-Hispanic Indian life in the Southwest.

The Surrounded

By D'Arcy McNickle

As The Surrounded opens, Archilde León has just returned from the big city to his father's ranch on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana. The story that unfolds captures the intense and varied conflict that already characterized reservation life in 1936, when this remarkable novel was first published.

Hold Autumn in Your Hand

By George Sessions Perry

Depression-era east Texas is the setting for this memorable story of a contract farmer determined to provide food for his family and hope for the future.

The House at Otowi Bridge

The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos
By Peggy Pond Church

The haunting experiences of a shy Pennsylvania woman who opened a tearoom in her adobe home that became a haven for neighboring nuclear scientists and Indians alike.