Month: October 2021

  • River of Traps by William deBuys and Alex Harris

    New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo mountains are a place where two cultures — Hispanic and Anglo — meet. They’re also the place where three men meet: William deBuys, a young writer; Alex Harris, a young photographer; and Jacobo Romero, an old farmer. When Harris and deBuys move to New Mexico in the 1970s, Romero is…

  • Blood and Thunder by Hampton Sides

    Published in 2001, Blood and Thunder is a narrative history of the American West. It tells the story of Christopher Carson, who was instrumental in “settling” that part of America from 1820 to 1860. The author has also written several books on historical events and people; he’s been nominated for National Magazine Awards twice. Hampton…

  • The Book of Oberon

    A choice text. Beware, however, the contents are likely to send you shivering. A fascinating addition to the magical literature of the Elizabethan era, this lavishly illustrated grimoire is a must-have for magic practitioners, collectors, and historians. The Book of Oberon is the meticulous transcription and translation of a sixteenth-century manuscript acquired by the esteemed…