Inquiry at the Bar

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.

A Remembrance of Painful Things Past

Artist Chris Rush’s memoir tells a tale of an astonishing childhood

Know Your Product: Brian Jabas Smith

Brian Jabas Smith pioneered the Know Your Product column in the Weekly during his time here editing the Music section. In a literary twist, we asked him to write about five of the many books that altered the course of his life.

40 Essential Arizona Books

This list is not meant to be the definitive list of essential Arizona reading; it's merely a stroll through the vast literary landscape of books about Arizona.


The Range

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