Bill DeBuys

WILLIAM DEBUYS is the author of ten books, including The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth’s Rarest Creatures (one of The Christian Science Monitor’s ten best nonfiction books of 2015) and A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American West. His River of Traps (with photographer Alex Harris) was a Pulitzer Prize nonfiction finalist in 1991. His most recent book, The Trail to Kanjiroba: Rediscovering Earth in an Age of Loss, appeared in 2021. He has been a Kluge Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Library of Congress (2018), a Guggenheim Fellow (2008-2009), and a Lyndhurst Fellow (1986-1988). He served as founding chair of the Valles Caldera Trust, which administers the 89,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve (2001-2004). DeBuys lives on the farm he has tended since 1976 in New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Bill DeBuys' featured book is: 'The Trail to Kanjiroba'

If you purchase a festival ticket (on the SFLF website) that is INCLUSIVE of the author's featured book, you will receive that book upon check-in for that event at the festival.

If you purchase the book directly through Collected Works, your book will be available for pickup at 202 Galisteo St (inside the brick and mortar bookstore, including during the festival).

The Trail to Kanjiroba: Rediscovering Earth in an Age of Loss Cover Image
By William deBuys, Rebecca Gaal (Illustrator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781644210642
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Seven Stories Press - August 17th, 2021

The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316232876
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Back Bay Books - October 6th, 2015

A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780199974672
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2013

Enchantment and Exploitation: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range, Revised and Expanded Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780826353429
Published: University of New Mexico Press - December 15th, 2015

Valles Caldera: A New Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780890136577
Availability: Backordered
Published: Museum of New Mexico Press - September 15th, 2021

The Walk Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781595340597
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Trinity University Press - August 25th, 2009

River of Traps: A New Mexico Mountain Life Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781595340351
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Trinity University Press - February 1st, 2008

THE SANTA FE LITERARY FESTIVAL

Celebrating the power of story, the inaugural Santa Fe Literary Festival will be an unforgettable weekend dedicated to a shared love and language of ideas. Collected Works Bookstore is thrilled to be the official bookstore of the Festival. 

Bestselling, prizewinning authors and literary legends like Margaret Atwood, Joy Harjo, Colson Whitehead, Sandra Cisneros, John Grisham, amongst others, will headline the festival, discussing their work with readings and book signings that set the stage for further inspired conversations.

NOTE: If you purchase a festival event ticket that is INCLUSIVE of the author's book, you will receive that book upon check-in for your event at the festival.

To order books by festival authors directly from CW, see below. Collected Works will be carrying a wide selection of books by all participating authors available for online pre-order and at the on-site festival bookstore May 20-23.

Purchase your tickets from the SF Literary Festival website here.

Purchase your books by festival authors directly from CW below:

Margaret Atwood     Freddie Bitsoie     Sandra Cisneros

Lynn Cline     William deBuys     Ashley Ford

John Grisham     Roshi Joan Halifax     Joy Harjo

Anne Hillerman     Cheryl Alters Jamison     Craig Johnson

Asma Khan     Phil Klay      Jon Krakauer

Valeria Luiselli     Deborah Madison      Emily St. John Mandel

George R. R. Martin      James McGrath Morris     Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co. 

Carmella Padilla     Douglas Preston     Kirstin Valdez Quade

Bob Shacochis     Henry Shukman     Hampton Sides

Bryant Terry     Darryl Lorenzo Wellington     Colson Whitehead

Don Winslow     Lawrence Wright