New Releases

Sandia

Seasons of a Mountain
By David MuenchRuth Rudner

This portrait of Sandia, the mountain backdrop that dwarfs Albuquerque’s sprawl, offers a sense of place through the eyes of a photographer and the words of a writer.

A Persistent Revolution

History, Nationalism, and Politics in Mexico since 1968
By Randal Sheppard

Sheppard explores Mexico’s profound political, social, and economic changes through the lens of the persistent political power of Mexican revolutionary nationalism.

Gold Mountain Turned to Dust

Essays on the Legal History of the Chinese in the Nineteenth-Century American West
By John R. Wunder

This legal history of the Chinese experience in the American West, based on the author’s lifetime of research in legal sources all over the West—from California to Montana to New Mexico—serves as a basic account of the legal treatment of Chinese immigrants in the West.

Subjects: American WestLaw

The Writer's Portable Mentor

A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life
Second Edition
By Priscilla Long

Designed to mentor writers at all levels, from beginning to quite advanced, The Writer’s Portable Mentor offers a wealth of insight and crafting models from the author’s twenty-plus years of teaching and creative thought.

Subjects: Reference

Below Freezing

Elegy for the Melting Planet
By Donald Anderson

Below Freezing is a unique assemblage of scientific fact, newspaper reports, and excerpts from novels, short stories, nonfiction, history, creative nonfiction, and poetry—a commonplace book for our era of altering climate.

No More Bingo, Comadre!

Stories
By Nasario García

It takes all kinds to populate Northern New Mexico, and this book has every one: from gypsies and gamblers to ranchers and criminals.

Subjects: Short Stories

The Handyman's Guide to End Times

Poems
By Juan J. Morales

In Morales’s newest collection, an imagined zombie apocalypse intertwines with personal narrative.

Subjects: Poetry

Social Skins of the Head

Body Beliefs and Ritual in Ancient Mesoamerica and the Andes
Edited by Vera TieslerMaría Cecilia Lozada

The meanings of ritualized head treatments among ancient Mesoamerican and Andean peoples is the subject of this book, the first overarching coverage of an important subject.

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