Reading the States: New Mexico

Friday, August 10, 2012


- Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
- Santa Fe Dead by Stuart Woods
- Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather 
- The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols
- The Guardians by Ana Castillo
- Surveyor by G. W. Hawkes
- Bless Me, Ultima* by Rudolfo Anaya
- Leave Her to Heaven by Ben Ames Williams
- House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday 
- Red Sky at Morning by Richard Bradford

- American Prometheus* by Kai Bird
- Sky Determines by Ross Calvin
- Blood and Thunder by Hampton Sides
- The Myth of Santa Fe by Chris Wilson
- The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes 

Authors Known for Writing in or about the State: 
- Erna Fergusson
- Tony Hillerman 

Authors Who Lived Here:
- Rudolfo Anaya
- Cormac McCarthy
- Martha Grimes

*Books I've Read 

Photo by moi.


Sandy Nawrot said...

I have never been to this state, and it seems like with the exception of Cormac, I haven't gone there in my books either!

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Sandy - Me too, I think my closest connection is watching Breaking Bad.

Nikki Steele said...

Ditto Sandy -- I'm not familiar with many of these. But a Moby Dickens bookstore? That part sounds swell.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Nikki Steele - I want to go to there!