Anne Hillerman in Taos: book signing and talk at Moby Dickens


On Wednesday May 20th Taos News editor Joan Livingston will interview author Anne Hillerman at Moby Dickens Bookshop at 6 p.m.

“I will interview Anne about her new book Rock with Wings,” Livingston said. “This is her second novel using the characters of Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee and Bernadette Manuelito made famous by her late father Tony Hillerman. She is carrying on the tradition of her father who set his mystery novels in Navajo Nation.”

Spider Woman’s Daughter, Hillerman’s first novel, received the 2014 Spur Award for the Best First Mystery from Western Writers of America. The book also received two New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards for Best Book of 2014 and was as Best Mystery of 2014.

The novels will be available for sale and Hillerman will sign copies.

Moby Dickens Bookshop is located at 124 Bent St, Taos, NM 87571
(575) 758-3050

Moby Dickens Bookshop - Taos, NM, United States. Entrance to Moby Dickens Bookshop (located in the John Dunn Shops area of Taos)


About dovalpage

Teresa Dovalpage was born in Havana and now lives in Taos, New Mexico. She has a Ph.D. in Spanish literature and teaches at UNM Taos. She also freelances for Taos News, Profile, Hispanic Executive and other publications. A bilingual author, she has published eight novels, six in Spanish and two in English, two collections of short stories in Spanish and one in English. Her English-language novels are A Girl like Che Guevara (Soho Press, 2004) and Habanera, a Portrait of a Cuban Family (Floricanto Press, 2010). Her collection of short stories The Astral Plane, Stories of Cuba, the Southwest and Beyond was published by the University of New Orleans Press in 2012. In her native Spanish she has authored the novels Muerte de un murciano en La Habana (Death of a Murcian in Havana, Anagrama, 2006, a runner-up for the Herralde Award in Spain), El difunto Fidel (The late Fidel, Renacimiento, 2011, that won the Rincon de la Victoria Award in Spain in 2009), Posesas de La Habana (Haunted Ladies of Havana, PurePlay Press, 2004), La Regenta en La Habana (Edebe Group, Spain, 2012,) Orfeo en el Caribe(Atmósfera Literaria, Spain, 2013) and El retorno de la expatriada (The expat’s return, Egales, Spain, 2014). Her short novel Las Muertas de la West Mesa (The West Mesa Murders, based on a real event) is currently being published in serialized format by Taos News.
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