V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
A Drinkable Feast
Albuquerque, Give Me Some Of You
Celebrating John Fante with a rye ale, a green chile panini and Ask the Dust
By Hosho McCreesh
Our resident beer and lit lover celebrates the life of an underrated writer of the new West.
The Center of Her Own World
Review by Leo P. Neufeld
The First Bad Man
The multitalented Miranda July—filmmaker, short story writer and artist—has finally released her first novel, the story of an unexciting woman who learns karate and finds her careful control over life slipping.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
The Rebel, the Heart and the Liar
Review by Renée Chavez
When the Doves Disappeared
Nuanced characters enrich this lush story of human connection between a willfully ignorant woman and her Nazi lover.
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.
Cowgirl Karaoke hosted by Michele Leidig at The Cowgirl BBQ
Wonders: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Ivory Sculpture from the 16th to the 19th Century at Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
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