Southwest

And Then There Were None

The Demise of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness
By Paul R. Krausman
Illustrations by Bethann Garramon Merkle

This book uses the story of the desert bighorn sheep in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness and population decline as a case study in human alteration of wildlife habitat.

Subjects: NatureSouthwest

My Heart Belongs to Nature

A Memoir in Photographs and Prose
By John Nichols

In My Heart Belongs to Nature, Nichols records his forty-five-year connection to the Taos valley and its mountains, where he still lives.

Give Me Life

Iconography and Identity in East LA Murals
By Holly Barnet-SanchezTim Drescher

This book offers detailed analyses of individual East LA murals, sets them in social context, and explains how they were produced.

Underground Ranger

Adventures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Other Remarkable Places
By Doug Thompson

In Underground Ranger Doug Thompson passes along the essence of what he learned on this unusual job as a park ranger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Subjects: MemoirSouthwest

Río

A Photographic Journey down the Old Río Grande
Edited by Melissa Savage

Weaving together landscape and memory, this book presents historical photographs of the Río Grande of the American Southwest.

Let's Roll This Train

My Life in New Mexico Education, Business, and Politics
By Lenton Malry

This inspiring memoir chronicles Lenton Malry’s journey from segregated Louisiana to a distinguished career in public service in New Mexico.

Jack M. Campbell

The Autobiography of New Mexico's First Modern Governor
By Jack M. Campbell

In this engaging autobiography, Campbell traces his life story across major historical events in the country and New Mexico.

The Zeon Files

Art and Design of Historic Route 66 Signs
By Mark C. ChildsEllen D. Babcock

The Zeon Files rescues the work of the Zeon Corporation from obscurity, presenting a collection of the working drawings of historic Route 66–era signs.

Hiking to History

A Guide to Off-Road New Mexico Historic Sites
By Robert Julyan

Written for both outdoor enthusiasts and vicarious travelers, Hiking to History describes the historical significance behind these publicly accessible sites and includes GPS coordinates to enable readers to find each place.

Coyota in the Kitchen

A Memoir of New and Old Mexico
By Anita Rodríguez

Accompanied by Rodríguez’s vibrant paintings—including scenes of people eating on fiesta nights and plastering an adobe church—Coyota in the Kitchen shows how food reflects the complicated family histories that shape our lives.

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