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V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
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Event Horizon

Science Fixation

Friday, Apr 15: Devin O'Leary's Summer Film Preview

Our Film Editor discusses his predictions for this years upcoming films.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016

Literature

British Author Visits Page One

James Terry will be at Page One Books at 4pm on Saturday, April 9, to talk about and sign his book of Deming-based tales, Kingdom of the Sun: Stories.

The book is described as such: Set in southwestern New Mexico, the stories in James Terry's debut explore the joys, insecurities and failures of memorable characters as they attempt to connect with—or disconnect from—others around them. The elderly landlady of the Darling Courts apartments hires a reclusive handyman who suffers from a fear of water, and the pair forms an unlikely bond. A worker's unscrupulous plan to build a road in the middle of the desert is threatened by a lonely pregnant woman living in a trailer parked directly in his path. Overcome by nostalgia, a married trucker making the California run from Waco to Los Angeles takes a truck-stop waitress to the Deming drive-in theater with disappointing results. Together, these surprising stories uncover how our environment manifests itself in our everyday lives.

Terry's fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the O. Henry Prize, and his stories have appeared in the Iowa Review, the Georgia Review, Fiction and elsewhere. Raised in Deming, N.M., Terry now resides in Liverpool, England.

V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015
The Marble Orchard

Book Review

The Ties That Bind

The Marble Orchard

Dark literary thriller The Marble Orchard explores how loyalties can shape a man’s choices—and doom him.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015

Summer Guide 2015

Swimming Holes, Cement Ponds and Summer Reading

Get your RDI of sunshine and prose

Summer reading so good you’ll unburden yourself from gravity and float through the heat waves.
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

Our resident beer and lit lover celebrates the life of an underrated writer of the new West.

Book Review

The Center of Her Own World

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

Book Review

The Rebel, the Heart and the Liar

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

Book Review

Awkward in Our Own Skin

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

Book Review

The Liar, the French and the IKEA Wardrobe

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
“Stimulator (Red)” by Lea Anderson, part of Interchange at Harwood Art Center
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Culture Shock

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

Get Lit

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

Book Review

Peeking Through Keyholes

The Miniaturist

Delicious mysteries and secrets abound in this rich tale of a 17th-century Amsterdam bride.
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015

Arts Feature

The Pause Is Gone

Kate Braverman on writers, readers and standardized America

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.
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V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015

Book Review

Family Lineage and Bathroom Psychotic Breaks

Mexican Eskimo Book 1: Exmikan

A hyper-emotional landscape invigorates this generation-spanning novel of family history, memory and dreams.

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