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The focus of this week’s books is on history. The first uses vintage images and essays to document the Río Grande while the second entices hikers to reach interesting historic sites. more
This week’s books were borrowed from Taos Public Library’s new releases section. The first is a ranger’s memoir about his experiences at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The second is a novel about the women married to the men working in Los Alamos during World War II. more
Journeys figure big in the books reviewed for this column. Rough-sawn characters go on a wild ride through the Deep South in the first while in the second, a Mexican boy and his family make their way in the United States. The Substance of Things … more
Searches are big in this week’s books. The first, a nonfiction book, is what the author calls “an invitation to consider a new perspective on how to navigate your life.” The second, a dystopian novel for young adults, has characters that find a way to escape a miserable existence. more
This weekend (April 7-9) in Taos, jazz icons Miles Davis and John Coltrane will be honored with words and music in the Taos Jazz Bebop Society’s third annual Taos Jazz and Poetry Festival. more
The Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) closes its celebration of National Poetry Month with evenings blending poetry and music, the signature aspect of all the prior events in April. more
Taos author Joan Livingston typed the first draft of her latest self-published book, "The Sweet Spot," in 2004 with one hand. Just a few days prior, she was hit by a car in a crosswalk near her western Massachusetts home, where the novel takes place. more
SOMOS wraps up its 2017 Winter Writers Series with “Local Writers Night” Wednesday (Feb. 8), 7 p.m., at SOMOS, 108 Civic Plaza Drive in Taos. Writers who will be reading from their work include Katy Grabel, Brinn Colenda and Rick Haltermann. more
This week’s books contain collections of essays. In one, an author shares stories about the experiences that shaped her. In the second, a woman writes about being comfortable where the wild things are. The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and This … more
Organized and hosted by the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS), the Taos Writers Conference is planned to shine a light on the many talented writers, writing teachers and publishers in Taos County. more
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