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flag of the State of New Mexico, est. 1925

State of New Mexico Dept. of Cultural Affairs [est. 1978]
New Mexico State Library [est. 1929]
The Museum of New Mexico [est. 1909]
El Palacio: Magazine of The Museum of New Mexico [est. 1913]
Museum of New Mexico Press [est. 1951]
New Mexico Arts - state arts commission

listing of independent bookstores in New Mexico
Border Book Festival [April 2007 = #13] in Mesilla, NM
Chama [NM] Book Festival Weekend [June 2007 = #3]
Land of Enchantment [Children's] Book Award
New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards [est. 2006]
New Mexico Book Co-op
New Mexico Library Association [est. 1924]
Reading New Mexico blog [7/2008-2/2013] - site expired 6/2014

New Mexico Book Assn. [est. 1994]

New Mexico Print Media
G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Print Media Links Page

free Prime Time Monthly newspaper for seniors
free Green Fire Times [est. 5/2009] monthly newspaper
New Mexico Trails West magazine [est. 3/2006]
New Mexico Woman Magazine [est. 1988]
El Hispano News - Official Spanish Newspaper of the State of New Mexico
Around 505 Magazine [est. 1997]
free New Mexico Kids bimonthly magazine
New Mexico Free Press weekly paper [est. 2008] based in Santa Fe, NM
Rio Grande Family - free digital & paper magazine [est. 2008]

Blue Mesa Review [est. Spring 1989] at U.N.M.
browse back issues at Amazonofficial website

New Mexico Mercury [2012-2015]         weekly Santa Fe [NM] Reporter newspaper [est. 1974]

New Mexico Magazine [est. 1923]
New Mexico
Magazine

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Santa Fean Magazine
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Chile Pepper Magazine [est. 1987]: The Zesty Life
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New Mexico Vacation Guide
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Vacation Guide

obtain your copy from New Mexico Tourism Department’s website:
(1) request paper by mail or (2) read online or (3) download for PDAs

Albuquerque: The Magazine [est. 2004]
Albuquerque: The Magazine

Albuquerque: The Magazine
entry at Wikipedia

annual New Mexico Wilderness Alliance Wild Guide  New Mexico Wilderness Alliance Wild Guide
2015 or 2016 or 2017 editions not yet on Amazon
NMWA 2014 edition 8½x5½ pb [11/2013] for 11.95
NMWA 2013 edition not on Amazon
NMWA 2012 edition
NMWA 2011 edition

NM Wilderness Alliance website

Selected Books About New Mexico
browse travel books about New Mexico U.S.A. at Amazon

Study books recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya (in "Zia Summer" [1995]):
"The Tewa World", "Ceremony", "The Man Who Killed The Deer",
the poetry of Simon Ortiz, and Joe Sando's history of the pueblos
{ which are also coded below }

Selected Non-Fiction & Memoir Books About New Mexico

The Discovery of New Mexico 1886 book by Adolph F. Bandelier  "The Discovery of New Mexico By The Franciscan Monk Friar Marcos de Niza in 1539"
[1886] by Adolph F. Bandelier, Translated & Edited by Madeleine Turrell Rodack

Original publication in French; first English translation published in 1980
Univ Arizona Press 9x6 pb [5/2017] for $19.95
Univ Arizona Press 9¼x6 hardcover [12/80] out of print/used
'The Land of The Pueblos' book by Susan E. Wallace  "The Land of The Pueblos" [1888] by Susan E. Wallace [1830-1907],
with illustrations by Gen. Lew Wallace [1827-1905]

Kessinger Publng 9x6 pb [2/2015] for $3.91
Scholar's Choice 9¾x7½ pb [2/2015] for $29.75
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [9/2010] for $33.84
Nims & Knight 8½x5 hardcover [1889] long out of print/used
John B. Alden, Publr hardcover [1888] long out of print/used
available as free online etexts at Internet Archive

Land of Poco Tiempo by Charles F. Lummis  "The Land of Poco Tiempo" [Scribner's orig 1893 & 1925]
by Charles F. Lummis [1859-1928]

listed among the 100 Best Books In New Mexico [Jan 2011]
Bibliographical Center for Research 8¾x5¾ pb [3/2009] for $21.59
Bibliographical Center for Research 9x6 hardcover [3/2009] for $29.69
Univ NM Press pb [6/75] out of print/used
Univ NM Press pb [12/69] out of print/rare

"The Land of Little Rain" [1903 classic + 1950 Ansel Adams abridged edition]
Stories & essays by Mary Hunter Austin [1868-1934]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Land_of_Little_Rain

Great River / Rio Grande book by Paul Horgan  "Great River: The Rio Grande In North American History" [1954]
by Paul Horgan {won the Bancroft Prize and Pulitzer Prize for History}

Volume 1: Indians & Spain, Volume 2: Mexico & The United States
Kindle Edition from Wesleyan [4/2012] for $14.29
Wesleyan 8½x5½ pb [10/91] for $21.79
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 8½x5¾ hardcover [5/71] out of print/used
Rinehart & Co. 9½x6¾ hardcover [1954] out of print/many used
Yucca Land Folklore of New Mexico book edited by Annie Laurie Snorf & Hazel Vineyard  "Yucca Land: A Collection of The Folklore of New Mexico [1958]
Edited by Annie Laurie Snorf & Hazel Vineyard, Illustrated by Frances A. Hunt, Peter Hurd, Elizabeth Moore & Henrietta Wyeth

American Guild Press hardcover [1958] out of print/used
American Guild Press 10x6¾ hardcover [1958] out of print/scarce
American Guild Press hardcover [1958] out of print/scarce
Dancing Gods / Indian Ceremonials  "Dancing Gods: Indian Ceremonials of New Mexico & Arizona" [1966 classic]
by Erna Fergusson; Foreward by Tony Hillerman

"Still the best of all books about the Indian ceremonials of New Mexico and Arizona . . . perceptive and simple, reverent and lucid." — Lawrence Clark Powell, in "Southwest Classics" [1974]
Univ NM Press 9¼x6 pb [4/2001] for $10.17
Episodes in New Mexico History 1892-1969 book by William A. Keleher  "Memoirs: Episodes In New Mexico History, 1892-1969" [1969]
by William A. Keleher, New Foreword by Marc Simmons, Preface by Michael L. Keleher

Journalist & historian Keleher [1886-1972] relates personal anecdotes and little-known episodes involving such men as Elfego Baca, Sen. Dennis Chavez, Sen. Bronson Cutting, Franz Huning, author Eugene Manlove Rhodes, and Gov. Clyde Tingley
Kindle Edition from Sunstone Press [2008 edition] for $17.59
Sunstone Press 9x6 facsimile edition pb [6/2008] for $30.00
Tewa World / Pueblo Society book by Alfonso Ortiz  
"The Tewa World: Space, Time, Being, and Becoming In A Pueblo Society" [1969]
by Alfonso Ortiz

recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya as an essential study book about New Mexico
Univ Chicago Press 8¾x6 pb [2/72] for $16.59
Univ Chicago Press 8¾x6 hardcover [11/69] out of print/used
Red Power On The Rio Grande book by Franklin Folsom  "Red Power On The Rio Grande: The Native American Revolution of 1680" [1973]
by Franklin Folsom, Introduction by Alfonzo Ortiz

Council for Indian Education 9¼x6¼ pb [9/89] out of print/used
Follett Publng Co. 9x6 hardcover [3/73] for $69.43
Follett Publng Co. 9x6 textbook hardcover [3/73] out of print/used
"Indian Uprising On The Rio Grande: The Pueblo Revolt of 1680" [1996]
by Franklin Folsom
{same book, new title}
Univ New Mexico Press 8x5 pb [7/96] for $11.82
New Mexico's Best Ghost Towns  
"New Mexico's Best Ghost Towns: A Practical Guide" [1981]
by Philip Varney, Illustrated by G.E. Wolfe

Univ NM Press 10¾x8½ pb [11/87] for $18.95
Cowboy Riding Country  "Cowboy Riding Country" [1982]
by John L. Sinclair [1902-1993], illustrated by Edmond Delavy

Memories of working on the range near Roswell, New Mexico and of cowboy life
in Lincoln County up thru World War II.

Univ NM Press harcover [1982] out of print/used
Old Town Albuquerque History book by Peter Hertzog & James C. Smith  "Old Town Albuquerque: A History of The Ancient Town At The Crossroads of The American Southwest" [1984] by Peter Hertzog & James C. Smith
Sunstone Press 8x5½ pamphlet [7/84] out of print/used
Railroads & Railroad Towns in New Mexico book by William Clark  "Railroads and Railroad Towns In New Mexico" [1989]
by William Clark

New Mexico Magazine 10¾x8¼ pb [6/89] out of print/used
New Mexico's Railroads Historical Survey book by David F. Myrick  "New Mexico's Railroads: A Historical Survey" [1990]
by David F. Myrick

Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 pb [7/90] for $17.12

see also G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Railroads Page

Route 66 Across New Mexico  "Route 66 Across New Mexico: A Wanderer's Guide" [1991]
by Jill Schneider; photography by D. Nakii

Univ New Mexico Press 87frac34x6½ pb [8/91] out of print/used

see also G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Route 66 Page

Pueblo Nations Eight Centuries of History book by Joe S. Sando  "Pueblo Nations: Eight Centuries of Pueblo Indian History" [1992]
by Joe S. Sando, Foreword by Regis Pecos

recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya as an essential study book about New Mexico
Clear Light Books 9x6 pb [8/92] for $15.26
Clear Light Books 9x6 hardcover [8/92] out of print/many used
Great Southwest of Fred Harvey Company & Santa Fe Railway book edited by Marta Weigle & Barbara A. Babcock  "The Great Southwest of The Fred Harvey Company and The Santa Fe Railway" [1996] Edited by Marta Weigle & Barbara A. Babcock
Heard Museum 12x9 pb [6/96] out of print/used

more info on the Harvey House Restaurants Page at 'Readers of The Purple Sage'

Tiller's Guide To Indian Country  "Tiller's Guide To Indian Country: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations" [1996] Compiled by Veronica E. Velarde Tiller
BowArrow Publng 11x9 hardcover [1/2006] out of print/used
BowArrow Publng 11½x9 hardcover [8/96] out of print/used
author's website
Indians of the Southwest  "Indians of The Southwest" [1997]
by Karin Luisa Badt

Discovery Enterprises 7¾x5½ pb [3/97] out of print/used
Royal Road / El Camino Real  "The Royal Road: El Camino Real From Mexico City To Santa Fe" [1998]
by Douglas Preston & José Antonio Esquibel, photographs by Christine Preston

Univ NM Press 8¾x10½ pb [6/98] out of print/used
Univ NM Press 9x10¾ hardcover [6/98] out of print/used
100 Years of Filmmaking In New Mexico  "100 Years of Filmmaking In New Mexico" [1998]
from New Mexico Magazine

U.N.M. Press 10¾x9 hardcover [12/98] for $24.95
New Mexico Film Industry Pages at Magic Lantern
Trees & Shrubs of New Mexico  
"Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico" [1998] by Jack L. Carter of Silver City, NM; with illustrations by Beth Dennis, Marjorie C. Leggitt & Wm. J. Underwood
Mimbres Press 9x6½ pb [12/98] for $19.77
Rio Grande book  "Rio Grande: From The Rocky Mountains To The Gulf of Mexico" [1999]
by Peter Lourie

Boyds Mills Press 8x10 pb [9/2000] for $9.95
Boyds Mills Press 8¼x10¼ YA hardcover [2/99] for $17.95
New Mexico In English-Language Fiction book by David Caffey  
"Land of Enchantment, Land of Conflict: New Mexico In English-Language Fiction" [1999] by David L. Caffey
Texas A&M Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [8/99] for $26.96
Civilian Conservation Corps in New Mexico book by Richard Melzer  "Coming of Age In The Great Depression: The Civilian Conservation Corps In New Mexico" [2000] by Richard Melzer
Yucca Tree Press 9½x6½ hardcover [4/2000] out of print/used
Pueblos of the Rio Grande book by Daniel Gibson  "Pueblos of The Rio Grande: A Visitor's Guide" [2002]
by Daniel Gibson

Rio Nuevo Publrs 10x7 pb [1/2002] for $10.85
Bound For Santa Fe book by Stephen G. Hyslop  "Bound For Santa Fe: The Road To New Mexico and The American Conquest,
1806-1848" [2002] by Stephen G. Hyslop

Eyewitness accounts along the Santa Fe Trail and behind-the-scenes political history.
Univ Oklahoma Press 8¾x6¼ pb [8/2010] for $10.27
Univ Oklahoma Press 9½x6½ hardcover [5/2002] for $25.95
New Mexico (Hello USA Series) book by Theresa S. Early  "New Mexico (Hello USA Series)" [ages 9 & up; 2002] by Theresa S. Early
First Avenue Editions 6½x7¾ pb [9/2002] for $6.26
Lerner Publng Group 7x8 library hardcover [9/2002] for $25.26
New Mexico (From Sea to Shining Sea Series) book by Therese De Angelis  "New Mexico (From Sea To Shining Sea Series)" [ages 8 & up; 2002]
by Therese De Angelis

Children's Press 9x9 pb [3/2009] for $7.16
Children's Press 9½x9½ hardcover [9/2002] out of print/used
A More Abundant Life / New Deal Artists in New Mexico book by Jacqueline Hoefer  "A More Abundant Life: New Deal Artists and Public Art In New Mexico" [2003]
by Jacqueline Hoefer

Sunstone Press 11x8¾ pb [7/2003] for $49.50
Sunstone Press 11½x8¾ hardcover [5/2003] for $47.74
Ghost Towns Alive  "Ghost Towns Alive: Trips To New Mexico's Past" [2003]
by Linda G. Harris, photography by Pamela Porter

Univ NM Press 9¾x7¼ pb [8/2003] for $13.96
Univ NM Press 10x7½ hardcover [8/2003] for $39.95
The Pueblo Revolt book by David Roberts  "The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion That Drove The Spaniards Out of The Southwest" [2004] by David Roberts
Kindle Edition from ... [9/00] for $0.00
Simon & Schuster 8½x5½ pb [9/2005] for $9.28
Simon & Schuster 9½x6½ hardcover [9/2004] out of print/40+ used
New Mexico Railway Legacy  "The Train Stops Here: New Mexico's Railway Legacy" [2005]
by Marci L. Riskin

Univ NM Press 10x8 pb [5/2005] for $16.47
Univ NM Press 10¼x8½ hardcover [5/2005] for $26.37

see also G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Railroads Page

Larger Than Life / New Mexico  "Larger Than Life: New Mexico In The Twentieth Century" [2006]
by Ferenc M. Szasz [1940-2010]

Univ NM Press 9x6¾ pb [4/2006] for $14.92
New Mexico Revised Edition book by Calvin A. & Susan A. Roberts  "New Mexico: Revised Edition" [orig 1988, rev 2006]
by Calvin A. Roberts & Susan A. Roberts

The 2006 revision extends the 1988 book thru the beginning of the XXIst Century.
Univ New Mexico Press 2nd edition 10¼x7¼ pb [4/2006] for $23.79
Univ New Mexico Press 10x7 pb [7/89] out of print/used
Univ New Mexico Press 10x7 hardcover [7/88] out of print/used
Art of New Mexico  "The Art of New Mexico: How The West Is One" [2007]
by Joseph Traugott

Museum of New Mexico Press 11¾x9¾ 4.2 pound hardcover [4/2007] for $39.82
New Mexico Outlaws & Desperados book  "Outlaws & Desperados: A New Mexico Federal Writers' Project Book" [2008]
Compiled & edited by Ann Lacy & Anne Valley-Fox

Sunstone Press 9x6 pb [2/2008] for $26.56
Pueblo Indians of New Mexico Postcard History book by Paul & Kathleen Nickens  "Pueblo Indians of New Mexico (Postcard History Series)" [2008]
by Paul & Kathleen Nickens

Arcadia Publng 9x6¼ pb [2/2008] for $17.15
New Mexico Past and Present book by Sandra Forty  "New Mexico Past and Present" [2009] by Sandra Forty
Discover the 47th state in 500 spectacular and fascinating photographs.
Thunder Bay Press 9¾x11¼ hardcover [9/2009] for $15.56
Images of America / Route 66 In New Mexico book by Joe Sonderman  "Route 66 In New Mexico (Images of America)" [2010]
by Joe Sonderman

Arcadia Publng 9¾x6½ pb [2/2010] for $14.95

see also G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Route 66 Page

New Mexico Frontier Stories book  "Frontier Stories, A New Mexico Federal Writers' Project Book" [2010]
Compiled & edited by Ann Lacy & Anne Valley-Fox

Sunstone Press 9x6 pb [2/2010] for $22.00
Sunshine & Shadows in New Mexico's Past book edited by Richard Melzer  "Sunshine & Shadows In New Mexico's Past: The Spanish Colonial & Mexican Periods, 1540-1848" [2010] Edited with an Introduction by Richard Melzer
Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [3/2010] for $13.83
Alluring New Mexico book by Marta Weigle  "Alluring New Mexico: Engineered Enchantment, 1821-2001" [2010]
by Marta Weigle

Museum of NM Press 10x7 pb [8/2010] for $22.76
Museum of NM Press 10¼x7½ hardcover [8/2010] for $28.76
Spy's Guide to Santa Fe & Albuquerque book by E.B. Held  "A Spy's Guide To Santa Fe and Albuquerque" [2011]
by former C.I.A. agent E.B. Held

Reveals details of the plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, Ted Hall's delivery of atom bomb secrets to the K.G.B., the case of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, and the allegations against Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee
Univ NM Press 8½x5½ pb [1/2011] for $14.82
Southwestern New Mexico Mining Towns book by Jane Bardal  "Southwestern New Mexico Mining Towns (Postcard History Series)" [2011]
by Jane Bardal

Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [1/2011] for $16.49
Sunshine & Shadows in New Mexico's Past book edited by Richard Melzer  "Sunshine & Shadows In New Mexico's Past: The U.S. Territorial Period,
1848-1912" [2011] Edited with an Introduction by Richard Melzer

Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [3/2011] for $14.78
Fire Season Wilderness Lookout book by Philip Connors  "Fire Season: Field Notes From A Wilderness Lookout" [2011]
by Philip Connors

Over a decade's time, former Wall Street Journal reporter Connors spent half of each year in a firewatch tower at 10,000 feet elevation in remote Gila National Forest, in western New Mexico.
Ecco Press hardcover [4/2011] for $14.55
Rio Grande, Eagle's View book by by Barbara McIntyre & Adriel Heisey  "The Rio Grande: An Eagle's View" [2011]
Edited by Barbara McIntyre, Aerial photography by Adriel Heisey, Foreword by Robert Redford

WildEarth Guardians 11½x10½ hardcover [7/2011] for $47.25
Historic Bars of The Southwest book by Melody & Myke Groves  "Hoist A Cold One!: Historic Bars of The Southwest" [2011]
by Melody & Myke Groves

Descriptions of 25 historic establishments in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico & Colorado, with photos past & present and driving directions
U.N.M. Press 8x10 pb [7/2011] for $18.21
From Mexico City To Santa Fe book by Joseph P. Sanchez & Bruce A. Erickson  
"From Mexico City To Santa Fe: A Historical Guide" [2011]
by Joseph P. Sanchez & Bruce A. Erickson

Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [7/2011] for $14.78
Reining in the Rio Grande book by Fred Phillips, G. Emlen Hall & Mary Black  "Reining In The Rio Grande: People, Land, and Water" [2011]
by Fred M. Phillips, G. Emlen Hall & Mary E. Black

Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 hardcover [7/2011] for $23.76
Los Alamos and the Pajarito Plateau book by Sharon Snyder, Toni Michnovicz Gibson & the Los Alamos Historical Society  "Los Alamos [New Mexico] and The Pajarito Plateau (Images of America)" [2011] by Sharon Snyder, Toni Michnovicz Gibson & the Los Alamos Historical Society
Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [8/2011] for $16.49

see also Los Alamos, NM & The Manhattan Project at Spirit of America Bookstore

New Mexico, Celebrating The Land of Enchantment book by Richard Melzer  "New Mexico: Celebrating The Land of Enchantment" [2011]
by Richard Melzer

winner New Mexico-Arizona Book Award 2012
Gibbs Smith 10x9 hardcover [10/2011] for $29.59
A pictorial celebration of New Mexico’s history and landscape - an official product of the state’s centennial celebration
Orphaned Land / New Mexico's Environment book by V.B. Price & Nell Farrell  "The Orphaned Land: New Mexico's Environment Since The Manhattan Project"
[2011] by V.B. Price, Photographs by Nell Farrell

Journalist Price gathers information from many diverse sources about the most-recent fifty years of environmental degradation from hazardous wastes, munitions testing, radioactive emissions, and other issues that affect the quality of land, water, and air in the Land of Enchantment.
Univ NM Press 8¾x6 pb [11/2011] for $22.30
Sunshine & Shadows in New Mexico's Past book edited by Richard Melzer  "Sunshine & Shadows In New Mexico's Past: The Statehood Period, 1912-Present"
[2012] Edited with an Introduction by Richard Melzer

Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [2/2012] for $19.95
This New Mountain memoir by A.J. Jackson & Cate Macabe  "This New Mountain" [2012] A memoir of A.J. Jackson as told to Cate Macabe
Author Macabe worked at an Albuquerque law firm and heard many tales from New Mexico private investigator (and grandmother and tow-truck driver and former gun dealer) Jackson, which they decided to compile into a book, a process that took twelve years.
Kindle Edition from Casa de Snapdragon [5/2012] for $4.99
Casa de Snapdragon, LLC 9x6 pb [5/2012] for $13.46
Women of Southern New Mexico book edited by Martha Shipman Andrews  "Out of The Shadows: The Women of Southern New Mexico" [2012]
Edited by Martha Shipman Andrews

The powerful bigger-than-life stories of men neutralize the lives and contributions of New Mexico's women - especially those of Southern New Mexico; visual images here provide a particularly evocative examination of the spaces behind the Western myths so dominated by the concerns and exploits of men.
Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [5/2012] for $17.95
Public Art & Architecture in New Mexico / New Deal Legacy book by Kathryn A. Flynn  "Public Art and Architecture In New Mexico, 1933-1943: A Guide To The New Deal Legacy" [2012] by Kathryn A. Flynn
Sunstone Press 9¾x7 pb [7/2012] for $26.06
Sunstone Press 10¼x7½ hardcover [7/2012] for $114.00 {sic}
Call the Vet memoir by Carl & Donna Londene  "Call The Vet" [2012] by Carl E. & Donna A. Londene
The first 1/5th or so is a very happy middle-class life in Kansas, then in Albuquerque, New Mexico; but in 1968, Carl/Gene and Donna Londene moved their family of three daughters to live their dream on a run-down 5‑acre horse farm in Albuquerque's South Valley.official book site
Kindle Edition from Tate Publng [4/2014] for $9.99
Tate Publng 9x6 pb [4/2014] for $22.14
Nuevo Books 9x6 hardcover [8/2012] out of print/used
Red Horse Vineyard B&B [built 1922, purch 1968, open 10/2015] in Albuquerque's South Valley
Forty-Seventh Star, New Mexico's Struggle for Statehood book by David Van Holtby  
"Forty-Seventh Star: New Mexico's Struggle For Statehood" [2012]
by David Van Holtby

Univ Oklahoma Press 9x6 hardcover [9/2012] for $19.77
Barns from the Land of Enchantment book by Jerry R. Davis  "Barns From The Land of Enchantment" [2012]
Drawings & text by Jerry R. Davis

Artemesia Publng 8¼x10¾ pb [12/2012] for $14.03
African American History in New Mexico book edited by Bruce A. Glasrud  "African American History In New Mexico: Portraits From Five Hundred Years" [2013] Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud
Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [2/2013] for $25.61
Univ New Mexico Press 9¾x6 pb [2/2013] for $28.96
New Mexico Wine Enchanting History book by Donna Blake Birchell  "New Mexico Wine: An Enchanting History" [2013]
by Donna Blake Birchell, Foreword by Gordon White

Kindle Edition from The History Press [3/2013] for $9.99
The History Press 9x6 pb [3/2013] for $15.57
Confederate Invasion of New Mexico book by Robert C. Jones  "The Confederate Invasion of New Mexico" [2013]
by Robert C. Jones

Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [5/2013] for $7.99
CreateSpace 8½x5½ pb [4/2013] for $13.46
Old Highway Forty-Four book by Dirk Van Hart  "Old Forty-Four: A Historical and Geological Excursion Over New Mexico's Old Route 44" [2013] by Dirk Van Hart
New Mexico's State Highway 44 ran from Bernalillo (near Albuquerque) on the Rio Grande River north and west for 152 miles (244 km) to Bloomfield, New Mexico on the San Juan River and another 9 miles (15 km) to Aztec, New Mexico on the tributary Animas River; the road was upgraded to four-lane U.S. Highway 550 in 1999. The author's description of the geology of the two river valleys explains a lot about the human stories of the area.
Sunstone Press 10¾x8½ pb [5/2013] for $34.77

200 New Mexico Poems anthology for the New Mexico State Centennial  "200 New Mexico Poems" anthology [2013?]
100 poems celebrating New Mexico's past, 100 poems celebrating its future - as a function of the New Mexico State Centennial in 2012
not yet available on Amazon or elsewhere (8/2013) • official booksite/weblog

New Mexico An Enchanted Land book by John P. McWilliams  
"New Mexico: A Glimpse Into An Enchanted Land" [2013]
by John P. McWilliams

Inkwell Prodns pb [10/2013] for $15.11
The Storyteller’s Anthology: Presented by SouthWest Writers book edited by Peggy Herrington  "The Storyteller’s Anthology: Presented by SouthWest Writers" [2013]
Edited by Peggy Herrington, Introduction by Anne Hillerman

"Eleven stunning short stories, five book excerpts, three memoirs, eight essay/nonfiction offerings, and nine fine poems"
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [12/2013] for $14.19
Inside the New Mexico Senate book by Dede Feldman  "Inside The New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits, and Citizens" [2014]
by Dede Feldman
• author served in the NM Senate from 1997 to 2012,
and has since become a political consultant based in Albuquerque; book won 2015
NM Press Women Book Award for Nonfiction
Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [1/2014] for $9.99
Univ New Mexico Press 9¼x6¼ pb [1/2014] for $17.54
Wicked Women of New Mexico book by Donna Blake Birchell  "Wicked Women of New Mexico" [2014] by Donna Blake Birchell
historical figures described include Paula Angel, Bronco Sue, gambler Lottie Deno, Dora Dwenger, Ada Hulmes, Belle La Marr, Beulah M'Rose, Madam Millie, Valentina Madrid & Alma Lyons, Lizzie McGrath, Sadie Orchard, Belle Siddons, and Dońa Tules
Kindle Edition from The History Press [2/2014] for $9.99
The History Press 9x6 pb [3/2014] for $15.00
Chasing the Santa Fe Ring book by David L. Caffey  "Chasing The Santa Fe Ring: Power and Privilege In Territorial New Mexico"
[2014] by David L. Caffey

Kindle Edition from Univ NM Press [1/2014] for $30.16
Univ NM Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [3/2014] for $31.75
New Mexico Beer History book by Jon C. Stott  "New Mexico Beer: A History of Brewing In The Land of Enchantment" [2014]
by Jon C. Stott

The History Press 9x6 pb [4/2014] for $15.72

more info at the NM Beer Industry Section on the New Mexico Travel & Business Links Page

Pueblo Indian Land in New Mexico book by Ebright, Hendricks & Hughes  "Four Square Leagues: Pueblo Indian Land In New Mexico" [2014]
by Malcolm Ebright, Rick Hendricks & Richard W. Hughes

"This long-awaited book is the most detailed and up-to-date account of the
complex history of Pueblo Indian land in New Mexico"

Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 hardcover [7/2014] for $58.50
True Tales of the Rio Abajo book edited by Richard Melzer & John Taylor  "A River Runs Through Us: True Tales of The Rio Abajo" [2015]
Edited by Richard Melzer & John Taylor

Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [4/2015] for $21.95
100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die book by Ashley M. Biggers  "100 Things To Do In Albuquerque Before You Die" [2015]
by Ashley M. Biggers

Kindle Edition from Reedy Press [7/2015] for $9.99
Reedy Press 8½x5½ pb [5/2015] for $13.87
author's official website
  Billy the Kid Meets His Ghost book by Ray John de Aragón  "Billy the Kid Meets His Ghost" [2015]
by New Mexico historian Ray John de Aragón

76-page Event Horizon Press 11x8½ pb [8/2015] for $19.95
Ladies of the Canyons book by Lesley Poling-Kempes  "Ladies of The Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures In The American Southwest" [2015] by Lesley Poling-Kempes
Featured Arizona & New Mexico women include Mary Austin, Willa Cather, Natalie Curtis, Alice Corbin Henderson, Alice Klauber, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Carol Stanley, Louisa Wade Wetherill, and Mary Cabot Wheelwright
Kindle Edition from Univ Arizona Press [9/2015] for $13.99
Univ Arizona Press 9x6 pb [9/2015] for $19.43
Spirit of Flamenco book by Nicolasa Chavez  "The Spirit of Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico" [2015]
by Nicolasa Chávez

book is 'opulently illustrated'; author is a curator at the Museum of International Folk Art
in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Museum of New Mexico Press 11¾x9¼ hardcover [10/2015] for $35.95
High Road to Taos book from Images of America  "High Road To Taos (Images of America)" [2016]
by Mike Butler

includes some 200 federal Farm Security Administration circa 1930s photographs from the Library of Congress collection
Kindle Edition from Arcadia Publng [6/2016] for $9.99
Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [6/2016] for $18.16

http://www.amazon.com/Santa-Fe-Trail-Yesterday-Today/dp/0870043544/
http://www.amazon.com/Bronco-Bill-Karen-Holliday-Tanner/dp/0806141654/
http://www.amazon.com/Manzanos-Ficiton-Barbara-Spencer-Foster/dp/0865343136/

Books About New Mexico Cuisine

Twelve Gifts, Recipes from a Southwest Kitchen cookbook by Adela Amador  "Twelve Gifts: Recipes From A Southwest Kitchen" [1991] by Adela Amador
Adela Amador [1922-2012] self-published the "Twelve Gifts" recipe book in 1991 and the sequel "More Gifts" in 1992; although New Mexico Magazine never reviewed the two books, they asked Adela to write a monthly cooking/food column, which she did from 1993 to 2006.
Amador Publng 8¾x5¾ pb [12/91] out of print/used
"More Gifts: With Variations" [1992] by Adela Amador
Amador Publng pb [6/92] out of print/used
Southwest Flavor: Adela Amador's Tales from the Kitchen cookbook  "Southwest Flavor: Adela Amador's Tales From The Kitchen" [2000]
Adela Amador [1922-2012] wrote a popular cooking column in New Mexico Magazine from 1993 to 2006; book includes many anecdotes and over 80 recipes.
Museum of New Mexico Press 9x6 spiral-bound [8/2014] for $11.86
New Mexico Magazine 9x6 spiral-bound [12/2000] out of print/40+ used
Red or Green New Mexico Cuisine cookbook by Clyde Casey  "Red or Green: New Mexico Cuisine" [Clear Light Publng 2007]
by Clyde Casey
— winner of the 2008 New Mexico Book Award for Best Cookbook
Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [11/2013] for $9.99
Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 pb [11/2013] for $13.00
New Mexico Cuisine cookbook by Clyde Casey  "New Mexico Cuisine: Recipes from the Land of Enchantment [2009]
by Clyde Casey
— winner of the 2010 New Mexico Book Award for Best Cookbook
Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [11/2013] for $9.99
Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 pb [11/2013] for $12.83
Clear Light Publng 9x6¾ pb [11/2009] out of print/used
The Southwest Table cookbook by Dave DeWitt   "The Southwest Table: Traditional Cuisine From Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona" [2011] by food historian Dave DeWitt
Lyons Press 9½x7¾ hardcover [5/2011] for $22.76
New Mexico Wine Enchanting History book by Donna Blake Birchell  "New Mexico Wine: An Enchanting History" [2013]
by Donna Blake Birchell, Foreword by Gordon White

Kindle Edition from The History Press [3/2013] for $9.99
The History Press 9x6 pb [3/2013] for $15.57
New Mexico Beer History book by Jon C. Stott  "New Mexico Beer: A History of Brewing In The Land of Enchantment" [2014]
by Jon C. Stott

The History Press 9x6 pb [4/2014] for $15.72

more info at the NM Beer Industry Section on the New Mexico Travel & Business Links Page

New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook by Sharon Niederman  "The New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook: 100 Homegrown Recipes From The Land of Enchantment" [2015] by Sharon Niederman, Photographs by Kitty Leaken
Kindle Edition from Countryman Press [5/2015] for $9.99
Countryman Press 10x8 pb [5/2015] for $13.30

Selected Fiction Books About New Mexico

mystery author Tony Hillerman [1925-2008] Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

retired cop Kevin Kerney mystery books by Michael McGarrity
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

author Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934] Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

Navajo police officer Ellah Clah mystery books
by authors Aimée & David Thurlo
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

The Delight Makers 1890 novel by Adolph F. Bandelier  "The Delight Makers: A Novel of Prehistoric Pueblo Indian Life" [1890]
by Adolph F. Bandelier, Introduction by Charles F. Lummis

listed among the 100 Best Books In New Mexico [Jan 2011] • "The book is a classic of its kind, and of great value both to futurists and to students of the unique aboriginal life of the great Southwest . . . with a thrilling plot"
Kindle Edition from HardPress Publng [7/2014] for $7.95
HardPress Publng 9x6 pb [1/2012] for $21.95
Palala Press 9¼x6 hardcover [4/2016] for $29.95
Dodd, Mead & Co. 7½x5½ hardcover [1918] long out of print/used
available as free online etexts at Internet Archive: [U.C.D.L. upload 9/2006] + [Cornell upload 11/2009]

The Man Who Killed The Deer novel by Frank Waters  
"The Man Who Killed The Deer: A Novel of Pueblo Indian Life" [1942]
by Frank Waters

recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya as an essential study book about New Mexico
Swallow Press / Ohio Univ 8½x6 pb [1989] for $10.26
Pocket mass pb [12/84] out of print/120+ used
Ohio Univ Press 8x5¼ hardcover [6/42] out of print/used
Raton Pass Western novel by Tom W. Blackburn  "Raton Pass" [1950 Western novel] by Tom W. Blackburn
"His vengeance blazed across the New Mexico grasslands" The Challon Empire was 100,000 acres of grassland, built on cattle and controlled by the only rancher tough enough to hold it. No man in the territory would dare cross Marc Challon – but a woman did.
Dell mass pb [1973] out of print/used
Bantam/Dell mass pb [1951] out of print/used
Doubleday Double D Western hardcover [1950] out of print/used
The Valley novel by Clifford Irving  "The Valley: A Novel" [1960] by Clifford Irving
Irving's third novel is described as a 'mythic Western' and tells of the powerful conflict
between a ruthless New Mexican tycoon and his son.

Signet mass pb [1962] out of print/used
McGraw-Hill hardcover [1960] out of print/used
Red Sky At Morning 1968 novel by Richard Bradford  "Red Sky At Morning: A Novel" [1968 bestseller] by Richard Bradford
The family of a city-bred teenager relocates during World War II to a small town in rural New Mexicobook entry at Wikipedia
Harper Perennial Modern Classics 8x5¼ pb [5/99] for $10.70
Pocket Books mass pb [1969] out of print/used
Lippincott 7¾x5½ hardcover [1968] out of print/used
"Red Sky At Morning" feature film [Hal Wallis/Universal May 1971]
video/DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

Bless Me, Ultima novel by Rudolfo Anaya  "Bless Me, Ultima" Xicano classic [1972] by Rudolfo Anaya
Ultima, an elderly curandera (one who cures with herbs and magic), comes to Antonio Marez's
New Mexico family when he is six years old, and she helps him discover himself in the magical
secrets of the pagan past.

Kindle Edition from Grand Central Publng [6/2012] for $7.99
Warner Books mass pb [4/94] for $5.91
Grand Central Publng mass pb [1995] out of print/70+ used
Warner Books 25th Anniversary Edition 8x5¼ pb [4/99] for $9.82
Warner Books 8¾x5¾ hardcover [4/94] out of print/used
Quinto Sol Publns 8¾x6 pb [1972] out of print/70+ used
more details (awards, stageplay, movie, opera) on the Rudolfo Anaya Page / Fiction Section

The Milagro Beanfield War 1974 novel by John Nichols  "The Milagro Beanfield War" [1974] by John Nichols
Farmer Joe Mondragon is fed up with restrictions on watering his fields, so one day he slams his battered pickup truck to a stop, tugs on his gumboots, and illegally taps into the main irrigation channel.
Ballantine Books mass pb [2/87] out of print/170+ used
Owl Books 8¼x5¾ pb [2/2000] for $12.92
Henry Holt & Co. 9½x6½ hardcover [2/94] out of print/used
Ceremony 1977 Native American novel by Leslie Marmon Silko  "Ceremony: A Novel" [1977] by Leslie Marmon Silko
recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya as an essential study book about New Mexico
Kindle Edition from Penguin Classic Books [2006 edition] for $9.99
Penguin Classic Books 8¼x5½ pb [12/2006] for $12.09
Penguin Books 7¾x5 pb [3/86] for $12.09
Signet mass pb [4/78] out of print/used
book entry at Wikipedia
The Magic Journey 1978 novel by John Nichols  "The Magic Journey" [1978] by John Nichols
The Southwestern village of Chamisaville is gripped by the Great Depression; when a bus loaded with stolen dynamite explodes and opens a gushing hot spring, boom times soon arrive, but not for everyone.
Ballantine Books mass pb [4/83] out of print/130+ used
Holt 8½x5½ pb [2/2000] for $16.27
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 9½x6 hardcover [1978] out of print/used
The Nirvana Blues 1981 novel by John Nichols  "The Nirvana Blues: A Novel" [1981] by John Nichols
The village of Chamisaville is gone, but family man Joe Miniver decides to sink his roots deeper by buying a farm; he embarks on a cocaine scam and gets entangled in erotic adventures with three headstrong women . . .
Ballantine Books mass pb [4/83] out of print/150+ used
Holt 8½x5½ pb [2/2000] for $20.25
Henry Holt & Co. 9½x6½ hardcover [6/81] out of print/100+ used
Rio Grande Stories book by Carolyn Meyer  "Rio Grande Stories" [ages 10 & up; 1994] by Carolyn Meyer
28 linked tales; the frame is an elementary school class deciding to raise money by writing stories and selling them as a book; the fictional students are a mix of heritages (as is common in New Mexico).
H.M.H. Books for Young Readers mass pb [6/94] for $6.99
Gulliver/Harcourt 7x4½ hardcover [6/94] out of print/many used
Poisoned by God’s Flesh mystery novel in Kindle format by David E. Knop  "Poisoned By God’s Flesh" for Kindle [2012] by David E. Knop
The second book featuring Peter Romero, now a police officer at the Cochiti Reservation in New Mexico; plot involves magical mushrooms, murders and kidnappings, a native shaman, al-Qaeda, and nuclear weapons.
Kindle Edition from BookBaby [11/2012] for $2.99 {sic}
author's official website
Winter of The Metal People novel by Dennis Herrick  "Winter of The Metal People: The Untold Story of America's First Indian War" [2013]
by Dennis Herrick

The Tiguex War of 1540-42 took place between the Spaniards and their Mexican Indian allies of the Coronado expedition against the Pueblo Indians along the Rio Grande, between present-day Albuquer-que and Santa Fe. The novel takes place from the Puebloan point of view, telling of a warrior who becomes the reluctant war leader of several villages and manages to beat back the invaders.
Kindle Edition from Sunbury Press [6/2013] for $6.99
Sunbury Press 9x6 pb [6/2013] for $13.77
San Mateo's Axe historical novel by Terry Lee Fowler  
"San Mateo's Axe" historical novel [2013] by Terry Lee Fowler
Frontier New Mexico at the end of the Spanish Colonial Era and the beginning of the Mexican Era was a dangerous place, especially for women, who were often married by age 15 and likely to die by age 21. Victoria Griego y Lucero and two friends struggle to find meaning beyond mere survival.
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [9/2013] for $16.00
Law of the Desert Born graphic Western novel  "Law of The Desert Born: A Graphic Novel" [2013]
Story by Louis L'Amour [1908-88], script by Beau L’Amour & Kathy Nolan, adapted by Charles Santino, b&w illustrations by Thomas Yeates

New Mexico Territory, 1887: When a neighbor cuts off his access to water during a drought, a rancher convinces his foreman to retaliate; but the violence quickly escalates, forcing Marone to flee across the desolate Jornada del Muerto desert, pursued by a posse led by a sheriff seeking justice and by a half-Apache tracker bent on revenge.
Kindle Edition from Random House/Bantam [10/2013] for $12.99
Bantam 12¼x8¼ hardcover [10/2013] for $17.49
Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest novel by John Nichols  
"The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest!: A Novel" [2016] by John Nichols
Three rascally men have met every autumn for eighteen years at Big Arsenic Springs on the Río Grande to fly-cast for trout and argue about life, literature, marriage, and eco-Armageddon – but this year is different . . .
Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [7/2016] for $9.99
Univ New Mexico Press 8x5¾ hardcover [9/2016] for $22.45
Village novel by Stanley Crawford  "Village: A Novel" [2017] by Stanley Crawford
An affectionate parody of life in a tiny village in Northern New Mexico; various residents are disrupted when without warning the water board posts a notice for a meeting this very evening . . .
Leaf Storm Press 8½x5½ hardcover [5/2017] for $17.10


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