American West

The Migrant Project

Contemporary California Farm Workers
Photographs by Rick Nahmias

Iconic photographs and the stories of the men, women, and children who work California's farms and orchards to feed America.

Mountain Time

A Yellowstone Memoir
By Paul Schullery

Schullery's heartfelt reflections on his relationship to the wildness of Yellowstone Park.

Hecho en Tejas

An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature
Edited by Dagoberto Gilb

Gilb has created more than a literary anthology--this is a mosaic of the cultural and historical stories of Texas Mexican writers, musicians, and artists.

Eye of the West

Photographs by Nancy Wood
Photographs by Nancy Wood

This collection of photographs from the last three decades by Western writer and photographer Nancy Wood captures the people and places of rural Colorado and New Mexico.

A Woman in the Great Outdoors

Adventures in the National Park Service
By Melody Webb

Melody Webb's reflections on her twenty-five-year career in the National Park Service is an insider's account of a public bureaucracy.

Playing the Odds

Las Vegas and the Modern West
By Hal Rothman
Edited by Lincoln Bramwell

"Hal Rothman is both the greatest Western historian of his generation and an H. L. Mencken in cowboy boots."--Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and Buda's Wagon

Who Killed Chester Pray?

A Death Valley Mystery
By Nicholas Clapp

New and revealing information on one of Death Valley's most provocative unsolved mysteries.

Subjects: American West

Four and Twenty Photographs

Stories from Behind the Lens
Photographs by Craig Varjabedian

One of the West's most eloquent photographers shares his favorite images and his stories of how they came to be.

Cowtown Wichita and the Wild, Wicked West

By Stan Hoig

A new look at the colorful history of the Peerless Princess of the Plains.

Legend and Lore of the Guadalupe Mountains

By W. C. Jameson

These tales of the mountains, mines, and characters of the Guadalupe range were collected over many years by the author who has explored the area since he was a boy.