Memoir

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.

The Magnolia Code

By Joan Brooks Baker

In this embellished memoir, Baker shares how she navigated her bifurcated world, defying the Magnolia Code and finding role models in rebellious women.

For the Love of a Horse

By Max Evans

Favorite horse stories from one of the West's favorite writers.

Headed into the Wind

A Memoir
By Jack Loeffler

Loeffler, a former jazz musician, fire lookout, museum curator, bioregionalist, and self-taught aural historian, shares his humor and imagination, his adventures, observations, reflections, and meditations along the trail in his retelling of a life well lived.

Reckless Steps toward Sanity

A Memoir
By Judith Sara Gelt

Throughout her memoir Gelt reflects upon how risk taking has shaped her relationships with and her attitudes toward men and sex, her daughter, Judaism, and her own eventual diagnosis of major depressive disorder.

Subjects: Memoir

I Am a Stranger Here Myself

By Debra Gwartney

Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and embracing womanhood in the patriarchal American West.

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

Cosas

Folk Art Travels in Mexico
By Linda Grant Niemann

Love and friendship, art and craft, language and culture are the subjects of this look back at one woman’s experiences in Mexico over a period of twenty years.

Volver

A Persistence of Memory
By Antonio C. Márquez

In this book Márquez recounts his life story, from childhood memories of movies and baseball to the turbulent events of his manhood.

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