Reading List: Tucson Festival of Books

The Tucson Festival of Books takes place at the University of Arizona this weekend. TFOB is where book lovers can discover new books and meet the authors who create the worlds they love. Stop by booth 164 to find your new favorite book and meet a few of our authors! Take a look at some of the UNP books that will be featured at the festival.



Nancy Plain
Author signing: Saturday, March 14, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon




Plain-LightPrairie.inddLight on the Prairie: Solomon D. Butcher, Photographer of Nebraska’s Pioneer Days






Delgadillo_cvr.inddAlicia Delgadillo
Author signing: Sunday, March 15, 10:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
From Fort Marion to Fort Sill: A Documentary History of the Chiricahua Apache Prisoners of War, 1886-1913




9780803253353Alan Day and Lynn Sneyd
Author signing: Sunday, March 15, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs



Bruce F. Jordan
En Recuerdo de: The Dying Art of Mexican Cemeteries in the Southwest
A beautiful and elegiac photographic journey taken by Bruce Jordan through the little-known Mexican cemeteries of the Southwest.

Ted Kooser
The Wheeling Year: A Poet’s Field Book
A short, accessible set of prose observations about nature, place, and time, arranged (like Local Wonders) according to the calendar year.

Andy McCue
Mover and Shaker: Walter O’Malley, the Dodgers, and Baseball’s Westward Expansion
Biography of iconic sports/baseball executive Walter O’Malley.

Glendon Swarthout
The Shootist      
The story of the last gunfighter and his epic shootout with death–a classic western and the basis for the movie of the same title starring John Wayne

Michael G. Waltz
Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan                             
Recounting experiences as both a policy official and Special Forces officer in the Bush and Obama administrations, Michael Waltz offers a unique, firsthand account of  the American war effort in Afghanistan

Learn more about the Tucson Festival of Books at and follow @UnivNebPress on Twitter for live updates and use #TFOB.

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