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Fiction

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Poetry



This webpage lists recommended authors and their literary works. Instructional and reference publications are listed on the INSTRUCTION > Books webpage.


Fiction


The § symbol designates authors from Cochise County.



§ Baccaro, Katherine ( __- ). Joss.

Chandler, Raymond (1888-1959). Farewell My Lovely.

Clavell, James (1924-1994). Shogun.

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). A Tale of Two Cities | Great Expectations.

§ Dietz, Chris (1951- ). Hinterland (young-adult science-fiction).
[More in "Poetry" section.]

Hammett, Dashiell (1894-1961). The Maltese Falcon.

§ Harris, Maureen ( __- ). Moonlight and Molly (Book 1) | Moonlight and Molly: Secret Revealed (Book 2) | Moonlight and Molly: Shamrock's Magic Returns (Book 3). (children's books)

Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962). Siddhartha.

§ Hocking, Doug ( __- ). Massacre at Point of Rocks | Mystery of Chaco Canyon | Devil on the Loose | Wildest West (fiction and nonfiction short stories).
[More in "Nonfiction" section.]

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924). The Penal Colony.

§ Lampert, Ross ( __ - ). The Eternity Plague | Chrysalis.

§ McLeod, Geoff ( __ - ). The Way the Wind Blows | Home on the Range | Home Again | Unfinished Business | T-Bar.

§ O'Meara, Alex ( __- ). Bad Day for the Home Team.
[More in "Nonfiction" section.]

Orwell, George (1903-1950). 1984.

§ Sage-Midgorden, Lucinda ( __- ). The Space Between Time.

Salinger, J.D. (1919-2010). Catcher in the Rye.

§ Strait, Debrah ( __ - ). The Dragon's Gold | The Sweet Trade | Flash of the Pen (short stories).

Thompson, Hunter S. (1937-2005). Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.

§ Treiber, Jay ( __ - ). Spirit Walk.

Twain, Mark (1835-1910). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn | A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.

§ Vandaman, Emilie ( ___- ). Luisa the Green Sea Turtle (Luisa la Tortuga Verde Marina) (children's book).

§ Wallace, Laurinda ( __ - ). The Time Under Heaven | Gardens of the Heart | Family Matters (Gracie-Anderson #1) | By the Book (Gracie-Anderson #2) | Fly by Night (Gracie-Anderson #3) | Washed Up (Gracie-Anderson #4) | Pins and Needles (Gracie-Anderson #5).


Nonfiction


The § symbol designates authors from Cochise County.



§ Anderson, Mike ( __- ). Warren Ballpark.

§ Barron, Leo ( __- ). Patton at the Battle of the Bulge | No Silent Night: The Christmas Battle for Bastogne | High Tide in the Korean War | Patton’s First Victory.

§ Breault, Betsy Foster ( __- ). Sellers in the Kitchen: Romancing the Ghost of George Wiley Sellers.

Brown, Dee (1908-2002). Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

Cleaver, Eldridge (1935-1998). Soul on Ice.

§ DuPont-Gignac, Judy ( ___ - ). Am I Here Yet? Reflections and Faulty Memories of a Life Well Lived.

§ Graeme, Richard William IV ( __- ). Early Bisbee (with two co-authors) | 7 Bells: Mine Safety & Accidents at Bisbee | Forgotten Caves of Bisbee (co-author) | Whispers of the Underworld.

§ Hanson, Cappy Love (1946-2019). Love Life, with Parrots: A Memoir.

§ Hocking, Doug ( __- ). Tom Jeffords: Friend of Cochise.
[More in "Fiction" section.]

§ Lamberton, Ken ( __ - ). Wilderness and Razor Wire: A Naturalist's Observations from Prison | Chiricahua Mountains: Bridging the Borders of Wildness | Beyond Desert Walls: Essays from Prison | Time of Grace: Thoughts on Nature, Family and the Politics of Crime and Punishment | Dry River: Stories of Life, Death, and Redemption on the Santa Cruz | Chasing Arizona: One Man's Yearlong Obsession with the Grand Canyon State.

§ Larkin, Annie Graeme ( __ - ). Postcard History Series: Bisbee.

§ Malpass, Suzanne ( __ - ). The One-Week-Old Fawn: A True Story is Here! | Bonita: Finds a Forever Home | Where's Our Siamese? | Colorado, The Flying Horse | A Lab's Tale | Rusty Tries Growing Up.

Mass, Peter (1929-2001). The Valachi Papers.

§ O'Meara, Alex ( __- ). Chasing Medical Miracles: The Promise and Perils of Clinical Trials.
[More in "Fiction" section.]

§ Parenti, Cat ( __- ). Afghanistan: A Memoir from Brooklyn to Kabul.

Shelton, Richard (1933- ). Going Back to Bisbee | The Longshoreman: A Life at the Water's Edge | Crossing the Yard: Thirty Years as a Prison Volunteer | To Sea and Back: The Heroic Life of the Atlantic Salmon | Nobody Rich Or Famous: A Family Memoir.
[More in "Poetry" section.]

§ Strait, Debrah ( __- ). Notes from Bisbee: Twenty years of living with Rattlesnakes, Killer Bees, and Folks in Need of Supervision.

§ Taylor, Chris ( __- ). The Dream: A Journey of Self-Discovery.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862). Walden.

§ Wallace, Laurinda ( __ - ). The Murder of Alfred Silverheels: Based on the actual 1904 case | Too Close to Home: The Samantha Zaldivar Case.

§ Williams, Danny L. ( __- ). Damian and Mongoose: How a U.S. Army Counterespionage Agent Infiltrated an International Spy Ring.


Poetry


The § symbol designates authors from Cochise County.



Armantrout, Rae (1947- ). Just Saying.

§ Bakken, Dick (1941- ). Here I Am (St. Andrews Press) | Feet with Jesus (Lynx House) | Greatest Hits (Pudding House) | Where Is America Going! — The Columbine Body Count (Island Hills Books) | The Whiskey Epiphanies: Selected Poems 1963-2013 (Pleasure Boat Studio).

§ Clark, Leslie ( __ - ). Cardiac Alert | Ward off the Night | (Chapbooks from Finishing Line Press).

Deming, Alison Hawthorne (1946- ). Science and Other Poems. Stairway to Heaven.

§ Dietz, Chris (1951- ). Song of the Beast (with Michael Gregory) (Bisbee Press Collective) | Polecat Twine (self-published) | Empty Swimming Pool Poems (chapbook).
[More in "Fiction" section.]

Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997). Howl and Other Poems.

§ Gregory, Michael ( __ - ). The Valley Floor | Hunger Weather 1959-1975 | re:Play (Pudding House) | Mr. America Drives His Car (Post-Soviet Depression Press).

Laux, Dorianne (1952- ). The Book of Men.

Merwin, W.S. (1927- ). The Lice.

Oliver, Mary (1935- ). Why I Wake Early | Evidence.

Plath, Sylvia (1932-1963). Ariel.

Rich, Adrienne (1929-2012). Diving into the Wreck.

Ríos, Alberto (1952- ). Spring in the Only Place Spring Was | Sleeping on Fists | Whispering to Fool the Wind | Five Indiscretions | The Lime Orchard Woman | Teodoro Luna's Two Kisses | The Smallest Muscle in the Human Body | The Theater of Night | The Dangerous Shirt | A Small Story About the Sky.

Shelton, Richard (1933- ). The Tattooed Desert | Of All the Dirty Words | You Can't Have Everything | Among the Stones | The Bus to Veracruz | A Kind of Glory | Hohokam | The Other Side of the Story | The Last Person to Hear Your Voice.
[More in "Nonfiction" section.]

Stafford, William (1914-1993). West of Your City | Traveling through the Dark | The Rescued Year | Someday, Maybe | An Oregon Message | Passwords | My Name is William Tell | The Darkness Around Us Is Deep | Learning to Live in the World: Earth Poems by William Stafford | Even In Quiet Places.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892). Leaves of Grass.




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