V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
A Long-Lost Field Guide for the Soul
Rediscover an ecstatic, mystic book of nature writing
How a slender volume unearthed by Terry Tempest and Brooke Williams in a dusty bookstore became the antidote to “a poverty of the soul.”
Get Lost in a Literary Guia Roji
The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle
Part personal diary and part dark tale of investigative journalism, Francisco Goldman’s memoir twists and turns in a multitude of directions.
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.24 | 6/12/2014
Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.
Reel People, Real Lives
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (Sixth Edition)
Movie nerds, the sixth edition of David Thomson’s seminal biographical dictionary will give you plenty to chew on and argue over.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home
There are quiet sounds that often get lost in the business of our daily lives. Catherine Reid’s book Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home is a chronologically organized collection of personal essays meant to entice us to listen.
V.23 No.7 | 2/13/2014
How It Begins
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War
WWI started because the Emperor of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a man who may have been part of a Serbian conspiracy, right? A new book shows that this explanation is so basic it’s just wrong.
V.23 No.3 | 1/16/2014
The Van Life
Sometimes, DIY tour across the country is a total disaster. But it sure makes for some entertaining reading.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014
God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis
The world has been ruled by men since the beginning of recorded history, and men’s thoughts have been ruled by their genitals for almost as long.
Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion
How Should We Live? Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life
Searching for insight into such universal topics as love, family, work and nature, Roman Krznaric reaches back to the Greeks, through Medieval and Renaissance philosophers and on through the Victorians and modern thinkers.
V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013
Deviant is the Norm
Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us
What’s sick, and what’s just human?
V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013
Coming and Going, Endlessly
On Migration: Dangerous Journeys and the Living World
On Migration: Dangerous Journeys and the Living World is about where we belong and where we call home.
Comedy Open Mic at Back Alley Draft House
See some live comedy at this open mic hosted by Drew Wayne.
Whiskey Business Karaoke! at Blackbird Buvette
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