The Lightest Object in the Universe

This week, Algonquin Press launched her first novel, The Lightest Object in the Universe. This is an email conversation with the Tucson Weekly.

It’s the End of the World As We Know It

An excerpt from Tucson author Kimi Eisle’s new post-apocalyptic novel The Lightest Object in the Universe

Inquiry at the Bar

Tucson author Becky Masterman’s new crime thriller, We Were Killers Once, is the fourth book to feature Brigid Quinn, a former FBI agent who has retired to Tucson.

The Chasers

They had their spot in the stairwell. They were Chicano kids—Mexican Americans—growing up in Tucson in the 1950s. They were the Chasers.

Storied Past: A Well-Read Woman: The Life, Loves and Legacy of Ruth Rappaport

A Well-Read Woman: The Life, Loves and Legacy of Ruth Rappaport archives the harrowing, and at times brazen, tale of a librarian who championed access to information and balked at sexism in the workplace years before the Western feminist movement came to be.

On the Edge of Deportation

An excerpt from The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

Bordering on Brutality: The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

Aaron Bobrow-Strain's new book about the border, The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez, combines the life story of a young undocumented woman, told in extraordinary detail, with a history of the U.S. border enforcement regime.

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