Reading List

Off the Beaten Path, Steamboat’s local independent bookstore, is Literary Sojourn’s official bookseller.
Literary Sojourn titles are available to borrow at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

Angie Cruz

  • How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water
  • Dominicana
  • Let It Rain Coffee
  • Soledad


Oscar Hokeah

  • Calling for a Blanket Dance

Maggie Shipstead

  • You Have a Friend in 10A
  • Great Circle
  • Astonish Me
  • Seating Arrangements


Susan Straight

  • Mecca
  • In the Country of Women: A Memoir
  • Between Heaven and Here
  • Take One Candle Light a Room
  • A Million Nightingales
  • Highwire Moon
  • The Gettin Place
  • Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights
  • I Been in Sorrow’s Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots
  • Aquaboogie

Luis Alberto Urrea, Master of Ceremonies

  • Good Night, Irene (publishes 5/30/2023)
  • The House of Broken Angels
  • The Water Museum: Stories
  • The Tijuana Book of the Dead: Poems
  • Queen of America
  • Mr. Mendoza’s Paintbrush: A Graphic Novel
  • Into the Beautiful North
  • The Hummingbird’s Daughter
  • The Devil’s Highway: A True Story
  • Six Kinds of Sky: Stories
  • Wandering Time: Western Notebooks
  • Nobody’s Son: Notes from an American Life
  • Ghost Sickness: Poems
  • By the Lake of Sleeping Children: The Secret Life of the Mexican Border
  • In Search of Snow
  • The Fever of Being: Poems
  • Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border