The three main characters in Hot Season, the debut novel by former Prescott resident, Susan DeFreitas, are idealistic students at a college known for its environmental programs.
Payson author Jayne Peace Pyle, a fifth-generation descendant of Gila County pioneer families, will present a lecture on the Pleasant Valley War at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Sharlot Hall Museum.
Coordinating the Literary Southwest Series at Yavapai College requires an in-depth knowledge of contemporary poets and authors.
Authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross follow up volume one, which looked at the history of the original "Star Trek" series, with a new volume covering the behind-the-scenes details of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Star Trek: Enterprise" and the most recent films that recast the iconic roles from the original series.
Books about WWII, tough teen years, barbarians
Meet three local authors, hear them read from their newest works, and find out what they’re currently working on.
On Saturday, June 18, at 1 p.m. the Phippen Museum invites the public to join award-winning historian and author, Jane Eppinga, as she presents fascinating stories of Arizona intrigue and mystery.
Four prominent historians of the west bring their knowledge and expertise to Prescott for an interactive panel discussion “Where is Western History Today?” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Peregrine Book Company.
April is National Poetry Month and in commemoration, The Literary Southwest is featuring the poets Jane Hirshfield and Susan Terris on Friday, April 8, in the Yavapai College Library’s Susan N. Webb Community Room, 1100 E. Sheldon St., at 7 p.m.
If you lived in the Phoenix area – or, really, anywhere in Arizona – in the 1970s and 80s, you know the name Jerry Foster.
For those of you that love and care about the land you walk on and are concerned about various cultural practices that are doing harm, Robin Wall Kimmerer’s amazing Braiding Sweetgrass is a book you don’t want to miss.
If the only mass-market horror writer you’ve ever read is Stephen King, you owe it to yourself to check out Peter Straub. His latest book, “Interior Darkness,” compiles the best of his previously published short stories and adds three new ones.
Linda Valdez, who writes editorials and columns for the Arizona Republic that have made her a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the Scripps Howard Walker Stone Award, has written a very different kind of work with her new memoir, "Crossing the Line: A Marriage Across Borders."
Book Review: "A Series of Small Maneuvers" by Eliot Treichel (Ooligan Press)Prescott College should be very proud of its former student, Eliot Treichel, for what he has accomplished.
Book Review: "Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life" by Jim Kristofic (University of New Mexico Press)
Book Review: "A Wild Swan" by Michael Cunningham(Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Michael Cunningham does an impressive job of enhancing the many classic tales he includes in his latest book, "A Wild Swan," adding and deepening character, motivation, plot, pathos and humor, as well as setting them in a more modern world.
Book Review: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," by Alan Dean Foster (Del Rey)It is no wonder that Alan Dean Foster's novelization of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" jumped to No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller List in less than a week.
Prescott author Alan Dean Foster, whose "Star Wars" novels include the original novelization for "Star Wars," first published as "Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker" and "Splinter of the Mind's Eye," will appear at Peregrine Book Company, 219 N. Cortez St., at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, for a reading of his novelization of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," with a Q&A and book signing.
Book Review: "Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It," by Daniel KleinWhen Daniel Klein was a young philosophy major at Harvard, trying to see what great minds had to say about the meaning of life and how to best live a good life, he began a notebook of "Pithies," which were quotes from the great philosophers, followed by notes about his feelings on those ideas.
Book Review: "The Painter" by Peter Heller
Book Review: "Arizona on Stage: Playhouses, Plays, and Players in the Territory 1879-1912" by Thomas P. Collins
Book Review: "Hotels of North America" by Rick Moody (Little, Brown and Company)Although the title of Rick Moody's latest book, "Hotels of North America," might lead you to believe that this is a handy guide to be used to find yourselves decent lodging on trips, I would advise you not to try it.
Book Review: "Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West" by Bryce Andrews (Simon & Schuster)
"Prescott's Original Whiskey Row" by Bradley G. CourtneyI had no idea how much of a Western drama - studded with indelible characters and considerable violence - the early Whiskey Row actually was until I picked up the brand new History Press edition of "Prescott's Original Whiskey Row," by Bradley G. Courtney, a local resident.
Book Review:"The Enchanted" by Rene Denfield (Harper Collins Publishers)I've never read a book anything like "The Enchanted," by Rene Denfeld.
"Coexisting with Urban Wildlife: A Guide to the Central Arizona Uplands," by Robert L. Hoff
- Prescott attorney’s body found in Montana
- Cleared for takeoff: Booking is underway for United Express flights from Prescott to Denver, L.A.
- Need2Know: Spirit Halloween open for season; Hertz coming to Prescott; Coldwell Banker buys Windermere Real Estate
- Highway 89 widening features new roundabout
- Obituary: Carol Springer
- Cottonwood teacher arrested for alleged sex with 17-year-old boy
- Chino man pleads guilty to second degree murder of 10-year-old
- Female motorist saved during swift water rescue in Humboldt
- Meet the candidates running for Justice of Peace, Constable in Yavapai County
- Phoenix woman accused of killing runaway and dumping body
- Why are flags at half-staff today, July 27, 2018
- Chino man pleads guilty to second degree murder of 10-year-old
- Domestic violence call ends in Prescott Valley man getting shot, air-lifted to Flagstaff
- Why are flags at half-staff today, July 17, 2018
- Need2Know: SueAnn’s Apple Pan, Brown Bag Burger, Prescott Firehouse Subs, and Don Walters renamed EVP of Miramonte Homes
- Prescott closes main Peavine Trailhead after damage from storm microburst
- Fatal crash along I-17 claimed life of Dewey resident
- Need2Know: Deano’s Sweet Potato Café closed again, could be sold; MOD Pizza coming to Prescott Valley; Premiere Wellness opens second location
- Editorial: Prescott Police kick it in Lip Sync Challenge
- Don’t kill the tarantulas, they’re helping you, experts say