"Love Poems for Cannibals"
"Arizona: 100 Years, 100 Poems, 100 Poets"
"Early Danish Pioneers: Southern Arizona Territorial Days"
"Alexander O. Brodie: Frontiersman, Rough Rider, Governor"
"Desert Trader: The Life and Quilts of Goldie Tracy Richmond"
Each year when I coordinate the annual series "Best Southwest Books of the Year" (and by the way, the 2012 edition is available now, free, at local libraries and a few bookstores), Bunny Fontana, who was on the panel that selected the books, would always turn his list in with a sigh. "I know…
"Private War, Personal Victory"
"Saguaro National Park: Images of America"
"Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing"
"The Way of the Buffalo: A Business Primer & Fashion Love Song"
"Double No-Hit: Johnny Vander Meer's Historic Night Under the Lights"
What a treat it is to settle into a book and realize the place is familiar. You share a history with the characters; you know that mountain's profile because you see it every day.
"Arizona: A Photographic Tribute"
"Spirit Stones: Unraveling the Megalithic Mysteries of Western Europe's Prehistoric Monuments"
"Levi's & Lace: Arizona Women Who Made
"Mountain Wildflowers of Southern Arizona: A Field Guide
to the Santa Catalina Mountains and Other Nearby
"Here I Am a Writer" by Christopher McIlroy (Kitsune Books,
"Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist" by
Charnell Havens and Vera Marie Badertscher (Schiffer Publishing,
"What You See in the Dark" by Manuel Muñoz (Algonquin,
“What You See in the Dark” by Manuel Muñoz
"History of Nurse-Midwifery in Santa Fe, New Mexico" by Rita
C.A. Kroska (self-published, $20 plus $5 shipping and
"Kissing Arizona" by Elizabeth Gunn (Severn House, $28.95).
"Death Clouds on Mt Baldy" by Cathy Hufault (Arizona Mountain
Publications LLC, $22.95)
"Hell Horse Winter of the Apache Kid" by Phyllis de la
Garza (Silk Label Books, $19.99).
"Native American Night Before Christmas" adapted and written by
Gary Robinson and illustrated by Jesse T. Hummingbird (Clear Light
"Birds of Southeastern Arizona" By Richard Cachor Taylor
(R.W. Morse Co., $ 19.95)
"Dream Queen" by Betsy Thornton (Minotaur Books, St. Martin's
Publishing Group, $25.99).
"Historic Walking Guides: Tombstone and Bisbee" by Jane Eppinga
(Destin World Publishing, $12.99).
"Baboquivari Mountain Plants: Identification, Ecology, and
Ethno-botany" by Daniel F. Austin (University of Arizona Press,
"Our Desires are Without Remedy: Stories and Essays" by Bruce
Petronio (XLibris, $19.99, paper; $29.99, cloth).
"Battling the Drug Cartels" by Ray Malone (PublishAmerica,
"Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales," won the
prestigious "Audio Book of the Year" award at Tuesday's 15th Annual
Audio Publishers Association's yearly competition for the best in
In this fifth volume based on his family's Southern history,
Morris focuses on his mother's life. The retired University of Iowa
professor of speech pathology and audiology warns readers it is
fiction as well as fact.
"Revenge of the Saguaro: Offbeat Travels Through America's
Southwest" by Tom Miller (Cinco Puntos, $14.95).
"University Hospitals: Doctors and
"The Widow Business: A survival Guide" by Vera Martignetti
(Wheatmark, $12.95 ).
"Out of God's Closet" by Stephen Frederick Uhl (Golden Rule
"Boro Park, Vegas and All the In-Betweens"
"Tombstone: A Quick History"
"Walkers and Other Tribes"