New Releases

Patrick Mehaffy

By Patrick Mehaffy
Photographs by Wendy McEahern

Exploring the pathos and promise of the human experience, New Mexico artist Patrick Mehaffy creates sculptures, drawings, and, more recently, paintings that harken back to the timelessness of cultures past while affirming human relevance in a precarious world.

Subjects: Art

Expanding Authorship

Transformations in American Poetry since 1950
By Peter Middleton

Expanding Authorship collects important essays by Peter Middleton that show the many ways in which, in a world of proliferating communications media, poetry-making is increasingly the work of agencies extending beyond that of a single, identifiable author.

Native Peoples, Politics, and Society in Contemporary Paraguay

Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Edited by Barbara A. Ganson

This unique collection of multidisciplinary essays explores recent developments in Paraguay over the course of the last thirty years since General Alfredo Stroessner fell from power in 1989.

Crossing Borders

My Journey in Music
By Max BacaCraig Harris

Baca’s music grew out of the harsh life of the borderland, and the duality of borderland music—its keening beauty—remains a recurring theme in everything he does.

The Art and Humor of John Trever

Fifty Years of Political Cartooning
By John Trever

The Art and Humor of John Trever: Fifty Years of Political Cartooning features the best, funniest, and most significant cartoons of Trever’s career—showcasing his unique style, method, and voice—that captivated readers in New Mexico as well as readers throughout the United States through syndication.

Camera Hunter

George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography
By James H. McCommons

This biography serves as an important record of Shiras’s accomplishments as a visual artist, wildlife conservationist, adventurer, and legislator.

A Bloody and Barbarous God

The Metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy
By Petra Mundik

A Bloody and Barbarous God investigates the relationship between gnosticism and the perennial philosophy and how these traditions have influenced the later novels of Cormac McCarthy, namely, Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, Cities of the Plain, No Country for Old Men, and The Road.

Poetry of Leadership and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This final volume in Professor Pietroni’s impressive collection explores the concept of leadership. In developing its theme, the book introduces the myth of the great leader and details the attributes of the compassionate leader.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Economics, Politics and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this volume Professor Pietroni explores the poetry of economics and politics using the metaphor of the Greek god Atlas, who carries Earth on his shoulders as punishment for being unhospitable to Perseus.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Healthcare and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This eighth volume by Professor Pietroni focuses on why the concept of compassion is so important in our health-care system and what can be done to restore its centrality in the doctor/patient encounter.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy