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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jun 2016

A Passion for People, A Love of Words

Retired teacher shares her knowledge with students about the power of words.

Jun 10, 2016

Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science

The Bard's work references natural world

Mar 14, 2016

Crossing the Line Tells of Love, Culture Across Borders

Author Linda Valdez discusses memoir about her marriage, life

Mar 10, 2016

"The Soul of an Octopus"

A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.

Mar 3, 2016

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Feb 12, 2016

"Occupying Our Space"

University of Arizona scholar Cristina Ramirez explores the legacy of Mexico's female journalists in a new book.

Aug 27, 2015

The Haunting of the Mexican Border

Artist, filmmaker and author Kathryn Ferguson discusses her book about the changing social and political landscape of the U.S. - Mexico Border.

Aug 7, 2015

Janni Lee Simner

Tucson author creates fantasy worlds from imagination, research, and a knack for creating sense of place.

Jul 10, 2015

Finding Abbey

Sean Prentiss' book explores the complicated legacy of Edward Abbey, and follows his footsteps through the Sonoran Desert region.

Jun 4, 2015

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015

"As Good as Dead"

An act of betrayal looms large in the latest novel from Tucson author & creative writing professor Elizabeth Evans.

Mar 12, 2015

Dave Barry

Hear why Barry thinks his parents were part of "The Greatest Generation - to Party", and other pearls of wisdom from his new book.

Mar 6, 2015

A Book I Love

Readers of all ages tell about the books that have touched, thrilled, or inspired them the most.

Mar 6, 2015

"Demigods on Speedway"

Author Aurelie Sheehan's new story collection explores the mythical side of one of Tucson's busiest thoroughfares.

Mar 6, 2015

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, the Poet

Explore a lesser known side of the late actor's work, one that earned him a devoted following beyond the final frontier of "Star Trek".

Mar 6, 2015

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Feb 27, 2015

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