Cave of Bones is the fourth novel by Tony Hillerman’s daughter, Anne Hillerman, and like her first three (Spider Woman’s Daughter, Rock with Wings, and Song of the Lion) has become another New York Times bestseller.
Many theories surround cause
Historian and author Heidi Osselaer asserts that Arizona’s deadliest gunfight was not at the O.K. Corral, but at the Powers Cabin in the Galiuro Mountains.
Notable books listed
I had to fight to force myself put down Matthew Sullivan’s delightful, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, whenever work and other responsibilities pulled me away from it.
“You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” by Sherman Alexie
One of the most moving and revealing books I’ve read this year is Sherman Alexie’s memoir, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me.”
• In his memoir, “Self-Portrait with Dogwood,” Christopher Merrill – poet, essayist, war correspondent, editor and translator, and director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa —
Reading by poet Christopher Merrill on Friday
Journalist, poet and memoirist Christopher Merrill brings to Prescott his far-ranging travels and experience as a cultural diplomat at the Literary Southwest reading at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, in the Yavapai College Library Community Room (Building 19, Room 147).
Keeping in step with the Phippen Museum’s western flavor, educator and writer Kevin Schindler will be giving a presentation on Buckey O’Neill at the museum at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.
Katrina Shawver is “passionate about the power of the written word to influence opinion, provoke discussion, and inform the community.” Her “accidental” writing career began in 1996.
An afternoon of reading, poetry and humor featuring Amy Hale Auker, a woman who “cowboys” and grapples with body image and beauty, will be the focus at the Sharlot Hall Museum lecture series, “Ordinary Skin.”
The Romanov Ransom (A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure)” (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
Helen Sedgwick’s haunting book, “The Comet Seekers,” begins at a research base in the Arctic, where a team of scientists have gone to witness a rare phenomenon in the world of comets.
Celebrated fiction writer, poet, essayist, playwright, and editor Ana Castillo visits The Literary Southwest at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in the Yavapai College Library Community Room (Building 19, Room 147).
After career as Science Center CEO, Phoenix woman publishes fiction
No science talk, no more analytical writing. Sheila Grinell left that behind after more than 20 years heading up the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix.
Author Sara Dolan will speak about how to make cooking easy, enjoyable and rewarding at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the Peregrine Book Company, 219A N. Cortez, Prescott.
A two-year Prescott resident, long-time television and print journalist and artist/musician Laurie Fagen who just finished publishing a second crime fiction novel will give a talk on her book and art to the Prescott Center of the Arts docent group on Monday, April 17.
April is National Poetry Month, and what better way to celebrate than to hear Camille T. Dungy read from her work and answer questions at the Literary Southwest series presentation? It takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Yavapai College, Community Room in the Library Building.
For book lovers of all kinds, the weekend of March 25 and March 26 is likely to offer a treat like no other: four men of different ages, backgrounds and specialties — an actor, businessman, professor and retired homicide detective — will share their unexpected life journeys that led them to work to benefit others and write books intended to inspire people to follow their dreams.
All Yavapai County students in grades K-12 are eligible to enter the 2017 Fair Book Cover Contest.
It took 30 years between transcribing her grandmother’s diaries to the publication of “With a Heart for Any Fate: Hazel’s Memoir” by Sharon Atkins.
4 novels, 9 non-fiction books, numerous awards
Novelist and essayist Geoff Dyer will read from his work at the Literary Southwest series at Yavapai College.
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What else is there to do in a retirement community but bond with fellow tablemates and solve mysteries?
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The old-time cursive script at the bottom of the black-and-white photo makes early-20th-century Jerome sound lively and engaging.
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