New Releases

Fifty Years at the Pit

The University of New Mexico's Legendary Venue
By Gary Herron

With almost two hundred color photographs, this illustrative explosion shows you the players, the plays, the coaches, and the sold-out crowds dressed in red.

Subjects: SportsSouthwest

Woodswork

New and Selected Stories of the American West
By Miles Wilson

These stories from four decades are grounded in the geographical, cultural, and psychological American West.

60 Short Hikes in the Sandia Foothills

By Tamara Massong

This book introduces sixty short hikes in the public lands on the eastern edge of the city of Albuquerque.

Buffalo Cactus and Other New Stories from the Southwest

Edited by D. Seth HortonBrett Garcia Myhren

Revealing the Southwest as home to some of the most entertaining writers in twenty-first-century fiction, this collection features a wonderfully diverse array of authors, including Alberto Álvaro Ríos, Ron Carlson, José Skinner, Tacey M. Atsitty, and Kirstin Valdez Quade.

Into the Great White Sands

Photographs by Craig Varjabedian

Varjabedian’s photographs reveal snow-white dunes of gypsum, striking landforms, storms and stillness, panoramic vistas and breathtaking sunsets, intricate wind-blown patterns in the sand, ancient animal tracks, exquisite desert plants, and also the people who come to experience this place that is at once spectacular yet subtle.

Defying the Inquisition in Colonial New Mexico

Miguel de Quintana's Life and Writings
Edited and Translated by Francisco A. LomelíClark A. Colahan

In this fascinating volume Lomelí and Colahan reveal Quintana’s writings from deep within Inquisition archives and provide a translation of and critical look at Quintana’s poetry and religious plays.

The Life and Writing of Fray Angélico Chávez

A New Mexico Renaissance Man
By Ellen McCracken

Ellen McCracken provides a literary biography that includes a deep look into the intellectual and cultural contributions of this Renaissance man. McCracken moves chronologically through a substantial body of work that includes fiction, poetry, plays, essays, spiritual tracts, sermons, historical writing, translation, painting, church renovation, and journalism.

MINE

Essays
By Sarah Viren

Mining her own life and those of others, Sarah Viren considers the contingencies of ownership alongside the realities of loss in this debut essay collection.

Subjects: EssaysLiterature

Sawbill

A Search for Place
By Jennifer Case

By chronicling her migratory adulthood alongside the similarly unpredictable history of Sawbill Lodge, this memoir offers a resonant meditation on home, family, environment, and the human desire for place in the inherently mobile twenty-first century.

Subjects: MemoirLiterature

Geeks, Genes, and the Evolution of Asperger Syndrome

By Dean FalkEve Penelope Schofield

In this unusual book an evolutionary anthropologist and her coauthor/granddaughter, who has Asperger syndrome, examine the emergence and spread of Asperger syndrome and other forms of high-functioning autism.

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