University of New Mexico Press

Field Guide to the Trees of the Gila Region of New Mexico

By Richard Stephen FelgerJames Thomas VerrierKelly KindscherXavier Raj Herbst Khera

Field Guide to the Trees of the Gila Region of New Mexico is the definitive guide for field botanists, researchers, students, and avid nature lovers who wish to explore the natural history of native and introduced tree species across the Gila.

Fortunate Son

Selected Essays from the Lone Star State
By Rick Bass

Rick Bass’s Fortunate Son is a literary tour of the Lone Star State by a native Texan of exceptional talent.

Subjects: EssaysLiterature

The Believer

Alien Encounters, Hard Science, and the Passion of John Mack
By Ralph Blumenthal

The Believer reveals the life and work of a man who explored the deepest of scientific conundrums and further leads us to the hidden dimensions and alternate realities that captivated Mack until the end of his life.

Writing the Novella

By Sharon Oard Warner

While the novella has existed as a distinct literary form for over four hundred years, Writing the Novella is the first craft book dedicated to creating this intermediate-length fiction.

The Gospel According to Billy the Kid

A Novel
By Dennis McCarthy

Here is a tale of the old New Mexico territory, corrupt lawmen, honest ranchers, murder, betrayal, and the explosive events of the Lincoln County War that sent young Billy off seeking justice—and headed toward a bloody rendezvous with a sheriff hired to track him down.

Subjects: Fiction

The Ecology of Herbal Medicine

A Guide to Plants and Living Landscapes of the American Southwest
By Dara Saville

The Ecology of Herbal Medicine introduces botanical medicine through an in-depth exploration of the land, presenting a unique guide to plants found across the American Southwest.

Subjects: NatureMedicine

Hill of Beans

A Novel of War and Celluloid
By Leslie Epstein

Leslie Epstein’s Hill of Beans is the story of how one nation, one industry, and in particular one man responded to the desperate hope of freedom in the Second World War.

Subjects: Fiction

Duende de Burque

Alburquerque Poems and Musings
By Manuel González

At its center, Duende de Burque is a love letter to Alburquerque and its surroundings—the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande Bosque, and all the people whose spirits fill these spaces.

Subjects: Poetry

Bosque

Poems
By Michelle Otero

In her debut poetry collection, Bosque, Otero celebrates the importance of water and the bosque to the people of Albuquerque.

Subjects: Poetry

The Definition of Empty

Poems
By Bill O'Neill

The Definition of Empty is the story of a dedicated advocate trying to help adolescents facing incarceration and newly released parolees navigate imperfect and seemingly indifferent legal systems and societies.

Subjects: Poetry

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