V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
From big names like Chuck Palahniuk and Gail Sheehy to local lore-lovers Ray John de Aragón and Benjamin Radford, Albuquerque’s the place to be for literary events this week.
A Drinkable Feast
Follow the Beat
A toast to Kerouac
Hosho McCreesh celebrates the life of the Jack Kerouac with Big Sur, a local beer and a meal from a food truck.
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.
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