Arts & Entertainment

Novel appeals to young river rats

Award-winning local author Will Hobbs has crafted yet another adventure story for middle readers. Drawing on his years of experience as a reading teacher, Hobbs has tapped into all the interests...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Belin, Gould add poetic flair to Hozhoni Days

With so much happening on the Fort Lewis College campus during Hozhoni Days this week, an off-campus night of poetry might be easy to miss. That would be a mistake.Celebrated authors and poets...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Havill returns to N.M. for latest thriller

With his 17th mystery, Double Prey, author Steven Havill takes readers back to rural, folksy and lightly populated Posadas County, N.M. It’s the eighth entry in the Posadas County Mysteries series....

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Smith’s book celebrates Fort Lewis centennial

It will be more than just a class reunion Thursday at Sorrel Sky Gallery when Fort Lewis College alumni gather for one more history lesson from Duane Smith.Smith is the author of the college’s new...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Bestselling Books

Publishers Weekly’s list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week that ended Saturday.Fiction1. The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central Publishing)2. The Sentry by...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

‘O’ is enjoyable read for political junkies

O, the much-hyped fictionalized account of President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, is an enjoyable read for political junkies who can’t wait for the next campaign to start.But for readers...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Book preserves Havasupai history

The Sacred Oral Tradition of the Havasupai: As Retold By Elders and Headmen Manakaja and Sinyella 1918–1921 had an interesting history before it reached publication. As renowned anthropologist...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

At long last, some respect for the jackass

At last a book has been written that sings the praises of the ubiquitous 19th century mountain canary – the lonely burro – although often during full-moon nights, burros did their own singing, and...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

Winter reading for kids

Santa’s visit is upon us, and many parents and friends of young readers are in search of the perfect gift for deserving girls and boys. Here are a few suggestions that will bring education, fun and...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

No detail too small

I’ll just come out and say it: This is not a book review because, quite frankly, I didn’t read the book.That said, consider this a hardy recommendation to get yourself or someone on your shopping...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

New book laments the fall of the ski bum

Reality rarely lives up to the fantasy, and nowhere is that more evident than in the Mountain West.If you’re like so many of us who were drawn to the Rocky Mountains to live a life of sloth while...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

The Wild West lives in new book

If you thought Old West adventures of cowboys, shootouts and sheriffs had all been told, think again. At long last, Southwestern aficionados now have a new, true cowboy story complete with alcohol,...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Books

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