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.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.32 | 8/7/2014
Thumbing Rides with the Pope of Trash
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
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.
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
When Pop Culture Meets War
Two new novels make New Mexico the testing ground
Via either boy-meets-drone or boy-meets-Gabriel García Márquez, these two novels grapple with difficulties from PTSD to moral choice.
Friendship, Death and Sports
Papers in the Wind
This humorous novel of soccer, love and loss follows a group of buddies who try to remain tight in the wake of their close friend’s death.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Man and His Morals
Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?
One kidnapper. Seven victims. A questioning new novel in dialogue from indie darling Dave Eggers.
V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Letters, Lovers and Time Travel
The Light and the Dark
Shiskin is considered that country’s greatest living novelist. The Light and the Dark may not be as long as some of the Russian classics, but it is as large in its scope. It’s by turns engaging, confusing and erudite.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
The Age of Innocence Lost
Kicking the Sky
“I can pinpoint the very moment it all started to change, when the calm broke: when news that twelve-year-old Emanuel Jaques had disappeared spread through our neighborhood in the whispered prayers of women returning from Mass.”
V.23 No.8 | 2/20/2014
Double Negative, Ivan Vladislavic’s fourth novel, accounts for chunks of time in the life of Neville Lister, an anti-war, anti-apartheid, consummate college dropout living with his parents in '80s Johannesburg.
Screen Talk at Jean Cocteau Cinema
An evening of behind-the-scenes screenwriting stories, straight-talk advice and good humor with screenwriter and Santa Fe resident Kirk Ellis.
Cowgirl Karaoke hosted by Michele Leidig at The Cowgirl BBQ
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