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Chile Peppers

A Global History
By Dave DeWitt

In Chile Peppers: A Global History, Dave DeWitt, a world expert on chiles, travels from New Mexico across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia chronicling the history, mystery, and mythology of chiles around the world and their abundant uses in seventy mouth-tingling recipes.

At the Precipice

New Mexico's Changing Climate
By Laura Paskus

At the Precipice explores the question many of us have asked ourselves: What kind of world are we leaving to our children?

Shook

An Earthquake, a Legendary Mountain Guide, and Everest's Deadliest Day
By Jennifer Hull

Shook tells the story of resilience, nerve, and survival on the deadliest day on Everest.

The Book of Forms

A Handbook of Poetics
Fifth Edition
By Lewis Turco

Filled with both common and rarely heard of forms and prosodies, Turco’s engaging style and apt examples invite writers to try their hands at exploring forms in ways that challenge and enrich their work.

Feel Puma

Poems
By Ray Gonzalez

In Feel Puma, Ray Gonzalez traces his love of reading, philosophy, and learning with poems constantly in conversation—with each other, with texts by other writers and the writers themselves, with world history and his personal history and people he has encountered.

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Grief Land

Poems
By Carrie Shipers

In Grief Land Carrie Shipers explores the paradoxical nature of bereavement as both a universal human experience and an intensely personal one.

Subjects: PoetryVSM20

Querencia

Reflections on the New Mexico Homeland
Edited by Vanessa Fonseca-ChávezLevi RomeroSpencer R. Herrera

This collection of both deeply personal reflections and carefully researched studies explores the New Mexico homeland through the experiences and perspectives of Chicanx and indigenous/Genízaro writers and scholars from across the state.

The Magnolia Code

By Joan Brooks Baker

In this embellished memoir, Baker shares how she navigated her bifurcated world, defying the Magnolia Code and finding role models in rebellious women.

The King of Taos

A Novel
By Max Evans

Max Evans, the beloved New Mexican writer of such enduring classics of Western fiction as The Rounders and The Hi-Lo Country, returns to form with The King of Taos.

In the Bear's House

By N. Scott Momaday

In these engaging writings Momaday shares his personal quest to understand the spirit of wilderness embodied in the image of Bear.

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