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Madam Millie: Bordellos from Silver City to Ketchikan

by Max Evans

Madam Millie contains sordid details and frank language that will make many readers blush. It is unvarnished language, as recorded directly from Millie by Max Evans over a period of almost twenty years. It presents...

Diseases and Human Evolution

by Ethne Barnes

Barnes, a paleopathologist, offers general overviews of specific diseases (West Nile virus, Lyme disease, Ebola, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, cholera, etc.) and their carriers.

The Education of Little Tree

by Forrest Carter

The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression....

The Way to Rainy Mountain

by N. Scott Momaday

Kiowa Indian myth, history, and personal reminiscences.

Searching for Madre Matiana: Prophecy and Popular Culture in Modern Mexico

by Edward Wright-Rios

Edward Wright-Rios examines the much-maligned-and sometimes celebrated-character of Madre Matiana and her position in the development of Mexico.

Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest

by Toby Smith

"In Bush League Boys sportswriter Toby Smith relies upon fascinating oral histories to recall the home runs, screen money, and dust storms that characterized the glory days of post-World War II baseball in the...

Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma. 20th Anniversary Updated Edition.

by Ana Castillo & Clarissa Pinkola Estés

This new edition of an immensely influential book gives voice to Mexic Amerindian women silenced for hundreds of years by the dual censorship of being female and indigenous.

Diilogos Series

by Elaine Carey

"The first full-length study of female drug traffickers. The lives of these women are fascinating and skillfully analyzed by the author. The book will be pleasurable reading to general readers and specialists...

Goin' Crazy with Sam Peckinpah and All Our Friends

by Max Evans & Robert Nott

In this enthralling memoir we follow Evans and Peckinpah through conversations in bars, family gatherings, binges on drugs and alcohol, struggles with film producers and executives, and Peckinpah's abusive behavior-sometimes...

Sophie's House of Cards

by Sharon Oard Warner

"A deftly woven story textured with beautifully flawed characters who redefine what it means to be a family in an age where love, not blood, connects all creatures-from humans to honeybees. What a charming and...

Railroad Empire Across the Heartland: Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's Westward Journey

by James E. Sherow & John R. Charlton

This book presents recent photographs by John R. Charlton of the scenes Alexander Gardner recorded, paired with the Gardner originals and accompanied by James E. Sherow's discussion.

Loose Cannons: Selected Prose

by Christopher Middleton & August Kleinzahler

Like his poetry, Middleton's prose pieces are alive with incongruity, collage, and surprising juxtapositions.

The Memory of Stone: Meditations on the Canyons of the West

by Erv Schroeder, Marcia Bjornerud & Bill Mckibben

Erv Schroeder's photographs bear witness to the primordial forces of the earth-the raw power that moved and shifted huge hunks of rock to form natural stone sculptures.

The Sky Is Shooting Blue Arrows: Poems

by Glenna Luschei & Noel Woodward

Celebrating life, travel, aging, and nature, this new book shines with Luschei's view of the world.

Africans Into Creoles: Slavery, Ethnicity, and Identity in Colonial Costa Rica

by Russell Lohse

Unlike most books on slavery in the Americas, this social history of Africans and their enslaved descendants in colonial Costa Rica recounts the journey of specific people from West Africa to the New World.

The Powwow Highway: A Novel

by David Seals

"Takes us into the places where Indians live . . . their jokes, their lovemaking, their hearts. . . . Leaves me feeling as if I had made the journey myself."-Denver Post

The Jailing of Cecelia Capture

by Janet Hale

A novel of urban Indian life.

Playing the Odds: Las Vegas and the Modern West

by Hal Rothman, Lincoln Bramwell & William deBuys

"Hal Rothman is both the greatest Western historian of his generation and an H. L. Mencken in cowboy boots."--Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and Buda's Wagon

A Selected History of Her Heart: Poems

by Carole Simmons Oles

"Through the lens of her singular and compelling life, Carole Simmons Oles guides us through our fractured, confused, violent century. At seventy, facing an increasingly fragile body, Oles crafts language that...

Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction

by B. J. Hollars

In homage to Michael Lesy's cult classic, Wisconsin Death Trip, Hollars pairs reports from late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century journalists with fictional versions, creating a hybrid text complete with...