Issues and events in and out of Durango’s literary scene.

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Mini book review: “Charlatan: America’s Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam”

In 1917, after working as a snake oil salesman in a traveling road show, John R. Brinkley...

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Maria’s Bookshop weekly bestsellers

Oct. 1-71. Paradise With An Edge, by Walter Dear ...

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Mini book review: ‘Yoga Mama’s Buddha Sandals’

One of the best parts about having the bookshop, is learning bits and pieces in the life...

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Maria’s Bookshop weekly bestsellers: Sept. 24-30

Sept. 24-301. What Happened, by Hillary Rodham Clinton ...

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Mini book review: “Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977 – 2002)”

I have adored David Sedaris since first hearing him read his essay “Santaland...

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Maria’s Bookshop weekly bestsellers: Sept. 17-23

Sept. 17-231. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True...

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Mini book review: “The Tortilla Curtain”

“The Tortilla Curtain,” by T.C. Boyle,...

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Banned Books Week, rebellious reading in an era of unrest

“Two Boys Kissing,” by David Levithan was one of the 10 most banned books of...