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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
Inside, we are still children. It doesn’t matter how mature we are in years. We may have put away our toys and moved on to “adulting,” but inside, we are still the children who need help tying our shoes, reaching the top shelf and figuring out what it all means. 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
The first book reviewed this week is a historical memoir in which a Jewish woman experiences a shift in her views about Palestinians. The second is a mystery solved by oh-so-familiar characters in … 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 week’s column offers reviews of two startlingly different books. The first suggests simple practices to revive joy in people’s lives. The second is a thriller in which the villains are white supremacists. 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
By M. Elwell RomancitoMeaningful conversations and cultural bridge building are the goals of an ambitious project now in its 10th year. During Taos Poetry Festival, Taoseños will have a chance … 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
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