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Finding Abbey

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

Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Nabhan encourages using local food sources such as mesquite trees in the Sonoran desert.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

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

Arizona Spotlight for March 13th, 2015

Meet a local man who overcame his illiteracy while in his 50s; all-around entertainer Ben Vereen reflects on a stellar career; author Elizabeth Evans explores friendship & betrayal in her novel "As Good as Dead"; National Pi Day gets a closer look.

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.

Leonard Nimoy was an enthusiastic guitarist and songwriter throughout his life.

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".

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.

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015

A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.

Arizona Spotlight for February 6th, 2015

Music and memories with songwriter and performer Dan Hicks; a trip to the Tohono O'odham Nation to learn how recycling can also be redemption; author Johanna Skibsrud discusses her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Chris Impey looks "Beyond"

Does humanity possess an "exploration gene"? Award-winning UA scientist looks at the past, present, and future of space travel in new book.

Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life

Holocaust scholar says there is much to learn from the recovered journal of a French Jewish woman who died in a concentration camp five days before liberation.

Maya Angelou Remembered

Debi Chess Mabie shares her personal connection to Maya Angelou's poem "Phenomenal Woman"

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

A Book I Love

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

Award Winning Artist Expresses Admiration for Ravens

Common bird is considered playful and intelligent, connected to mythology and symbolism.

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