V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Awkward in Our Own Skin
Review by Erika Hanson
Camp Utopia and the Forgiveness Diet
A warm and funny YA novel about finding your true self from Albuquerque author Jenny Ruden.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
The Liar, the French and the IKEA Wardrobe
Review by Randyn Charles Bartholomew
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe: A Novel
The long, weird title is only the first of many enjoyable quirks in this beguiling French satire.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
We can do it!
Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.
V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015
Read Between the Lines
And meet these authors in the flesh
Report like a girl
Your to-be-read pile just got bigger. Whether you love history, fiction, sports or science, meet these authors touring the 505.
V.24 No.7 | 2/12/2015
Peeking Through Keyholes
Review by Renée Chavez
Delicious mysteries and secrets abound in this rich tale of a 17th-century Amsterdam bride.
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015
The Pause Is Gone
Kate Braverman on writers, readers and standardized America
By Mark Lopez
Cult author Kate Braverman brandishes a fierce outlook and strong opinions on everything from the primacy of Sylvia Plath to the lost art of reading.
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
Family Lineage and Bathroom Psychotic Breaks
Review by Amelia Olson
Mexican Eskimo Book 1: Exmikan
A hyper-emotional landscape invigorates this generation-spanning novel of family history, memory and dreams.
V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
Reel It In …
Review by Mark Lopez
Characters shine in this novel about a small Italian town and the fishing, biking and music that drive its inhabitants.
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.
V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
Lestat Can Suck It
Review by Holly von Winckel
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
By Robert Masterson
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.35 | 8/28/2014
By Lisa Barrow
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
Review by Samantha Anne Carrillo
An unusual, existential fantasy novel counts down to death.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Thumbing Rides with the Pope of Trash
Review by Constance Moss
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
As quirky as the man who wrote it, Carsick takes John Waters across the country splendidly, horrifically and actually.
V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
Bourbon Snow Cones and Falling Veils
Review by Samantha Anne Carrillo
Made to Break
Tragic and transformative, Made to Break by debut novelist D. Foy focuses on a group of self-absorbed, drug-addled friends on an ill-advised trip to the country.
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