V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
Fame and Misfortune
From the author of graphic novel Blue Is the Warmest Color comes Skandalon, the story of a rock god who comes to loathe his worshippers.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
A Tear-Stained Letter: Surviving Multiple Sclerosis and My Wife's Suicide
Vern Beachy’s memoir isn’t afraid to delve into the tough questions and emotions surrounding the self-inflicted death of his soul mate.
A Funny Lady Tackles a National Obsession
Susan Cooper's great compromise
Albuquerque author Susan Cooper wanted a funny, informative book about football. She discovered she’d have to write it herself.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
The World Is Ending or Light Is Dying
Lev Grossman’s journey to lit magic
To become a bestselling fantasy novelist, Lev Grossman (who’s coming to Santa Fe) first had to realize what he wasn’t.
V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
We’re All a Bunch of Silly Billies
Bob Odenkirk on writing, weirdness and A Load of Hooey
A Load of Hooey
Don’t call him Saul: Bob Odenkirk has a lot to tell the world—and most of it’s pretty silly.
Lestat Can Suck It
Vampires minus supernatural elements equals some bloody visceral fiction.
V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014
A Tribe Apart and Alone
Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend exposes hard choices for native youth
Crazy Horse's Girlfriend
Abrasive, subversive and iconoclastic, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend serves up modern native adolescence in all its complexity and ferocity.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
The Soldiers on Our Streets
How our protectors have gone from Barney Fife to Robocop
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces
Radley Balko’s Rise of the Warrior Cop documents a disturbing shift on America’s streets.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
New books from Haruki Murakami (Japan) and Wu Ming-Yi (China) give realism a magical touch.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
All That Glitters Is Foretold
An unusual, existential fantasy novel counts down to death.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
courtesy of Kevin Fedarko
Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
CROSSS • metal, psychedelic • Homebody • Blique • Time Parents at Burt's Tiki Lounge
Thunder in the Mountains at Bookworks
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