Charles Bowden

Author of many acclaimed books about the American Southwest and US-Mexico border issues, Bowden was a contributing editor for GQ, Harper's, Esquire, and Mother Jones, and also wrote for the New York Times Book Review, High Country News, and Aperture. His honors included a PEN First Amendment Award, a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, and the Sidney Hillman Award for outstanding journalism that fosters social and economic justice.
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Sonata

University of Texas Press
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Mezcal

University of Texas Press
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Jericho

University of Texas Press
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Dakotah

The Return of the Future

University of Texas Press
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Blue Desert

Desert Monologues

The University of Arizona Press

A classic work of new journalism by a revered voice of the Southwest.

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Frog Mountain Blues

By Charles Bowden; By (photographer) Jack Dykinga; Foreword by Alison Hawthorne Deming
The University of Arizona Press

When first published in 1987, Frog Mountain Blues documented the creeping sprawl of new development up the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Today, that development is fully visible, but Charles Bowden’s prescience to preserve and protect a sacred recreational space remains as vivid as ever. Accompanied by Jack W. Dykinga’s photographs from the original work, this book conveys the natural beauty of the Catalinas and warns readers that this unique wilderness could easily be lost.

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Blood Orchid

An Unnatural History of America

University of Texas Press
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Blues for Cannibals

The Notes from Underground

University of Texas Press
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Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing

Living in the Future

University of Texas Press
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Red Line

University of Texas Press
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Desierto

Memories of the Future

University of Texas Press
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Desert Duty

On the Line with the U.S. Border Patrol

University of Texas Press
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