Here's a roundup of Las Vegas or Nevada-related books that you may have missed in 2018.

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January 7th, 2019

Here's a roundup of Las Vegas or Nevada-related books that you may have missed in 2018.

  • In her new chapbook, I Was the Girl With the Moon-Shaped Face, Cassera’s world is filled with desert imagery, youthful nostalgia and a relatable realm ...

  • Listen, discuss, workshop and, of course, buy books.

  • Two days after chef José Andrés released his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, ...

  • He’ll celebrate the release of Fire Escapes September 10 at the Bunkhouse.

  • “We’re trying to build the idea that this is another literary destination.”

  • More than 150 writers and artists explore themes, causes and responses to gun violence, with all proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Route 91 Strong.

  • New work from comedian Louie Anderson, poet Claudia Keelan and more.

  • It unfolds leisurely over just two days and four events—with no overlaps.

  • Zines were what the blogosphere was to the early aughts—a real-life, pre-Internet era Tumblr.

  • UNLV professors and authors Doug Unger and José Orduña will host the February 28 event.

  • Kevin MacKinnon plans to self-publish You’re My Human to help pets find forever homes.

  • "I was driving my car when she called. It was Oprah’s voice in surround sound."

  • In vitro fertilization, too, is federally banned, because an amendment outlaws the transfer of embryos from laboratory to uterus.

  • Michael Wolff makes a convincing case that the campaign that expected to lose gamely morphed into the administration that can’t run the empire.

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