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Current Issue: Spring 2013, Volume 5, Number 1

Spring 2013, Volume 5, Number 1

“Nothing New or Novel”: Women in Nevada Politics Before 1919 by Dana R. Bennett
Excerpts from Rants from the Hill Michael P. Branch
World War II Homefront In Nevada: Excerpts from the University of Nevada Oral History Collection
Excerpt from Everyday Las Vegas: Local Life in a Tourist Town by Rex J. Rowley
Poetry: “Ten Poems” by Delinda Braun
Fiction: “The Midweek Trainer” by Matthew Reed
Fiction: “New Days of the Wolf” by Josh Woods
Fiction: An excerpt from The Woodsman Gary T. Cage
Interview: Susan Skorupa Mullen, Reno Gazette-Journal
New and Noteworthy: Recently Published from the University of Nevada Press
Writer’s Essay: “The Ethics of the Book Review” by Caleb S. Cage
Book Reviews
Tahoe Trap by Todd Borg
You Came Back by Christopher Coake
The Gold Rush Letters of E. Allen Grosh and Hosea B. Grosh by Ronald M. James and Robert E. Stewart
Rethinking Public Sector Compensation: What Ever Happened to the Public Interest? By Thom Reilly
Base Camp Las Vegas: Hiking the Southwestern States by Deborah Wall
Battleborn by Claire Vaye Watkins

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Previous Issues of The Nevada Review

Fall 2012, Volume 4, Number 2
Public Pensions and Retiree Health Care in Nevada: An Analysis by Thom Reilly
“An area previously determine to be best adapted to such purposes”: Nevada, Nuclear Waste, and Assembly Joint Resolution 15 of 1975 by Andrew Newman
“One for the Record Book” by Jack Harpster
Excerpts from Rants from the Hill by Michael P. Branch
Fiction: “The Disassembled Parts” by H. Lee Barnes
Fiction: “The Frontiersman (Audience of One)” by Scott Neuffer
Interview: Carolyn Hayes Uber, Stephens Press, Las Vegas
New and Noteworthy: A selection from Stephen’s Press, Las Vegas
Book Reviews
Fade, Sag, Crumble: Ten Las Vegas Writers Confront Decay by Scott Dickensheets, ed. Vegas Rag Doll: A True Story of Terror and Survival as the Wife of a Mob Hitman by Wendy Mazaros and Joe Schoenmann
Blue Vegas by P. Moss
The Flamer by Ben Rogers
The Perpetual Engine of Hope by Geoff Schumacher, ed.
A Map Predetermined and Chance by Laura Wetherington
Helen J. Stewart: First Lady of Las Vegas. Sally Zanjani and Carrie Townley Porter


Spring 2012, Volume 4, Number 1
Excerpt from A History of the Tonopah Area and Adjacent Region of Central Nevada, 1827-1941, by Lucile Rae Berg, edited by Robert D. McCraken
“Battleship Nevada: A Remarkable Ship of Firsts,” by Wayne Scarpaci
“An Institutional History of the Nevada State Board of Education,” by Joe McCoy
“The Season,” by H. Lee Barnes
“My Dad and the Ox-Bow Man,” by Kevin Fagan
“Billy Button Starnose,” by Lawrence Fagan
“A Field Guide to the Trout Stream of Your Heart,” by Chad Hanson
Poems: “Quinn River New Year: Warm After the Blizzard” & “Cairn/Women Sculpted of Stone,” by Carolyn Dufurrena
Fiction: Excerpt from “The Flamer,” by Ben Rogers
Interview: Joni Eastley
Book Reviews
When We Walked Above the Clouds: A Memoir of Vietnam by H. Lee. Barnes
A Century of Enthusiasm: Midas, Nevada: 1907-2007 by Dana R. Bennett
Jesse’s Ghost: A Novel by Frank Bergon
Tahoe Hijack by Todd Borg
Hassie Calhoun: A Las Vegas Novel of Innocence by Pamela Cory
Crit by Andrew Kiraly
Neon Nevada by Peter Laufer and Sheila Swan Laufer
Looking Up From the Bottom Reno by KNPB
Stewards of the Rangeland Reno by KNPB
A Short History of Carson City by Richard Moreno

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Fall 2011, Volume 3, Number 2
“Organizational Climate and the School Superintendency: The Case of Clark County, Nevada,” by Patrick W. Carlton
“SIT-Logic and Wovoka’s 1890 Ghost Dance Religion,” by Michael Hittman
“Cherry Pie,” by Carolyn Dufurrena
Fiction: Excerpt from Car Tag, by H. Lee Barnes
Fiction: “One Man’s Luggage,” by Taney Kurth
Excerpt from The Short, Short Hitchhiker,” by Stan Gurcze. Edited by Richard Menzies
Interview: Alissa Nutting
Book Reviews
Paradise Ridge by Sue Cauhapé
As I Remember: A 1940s Childhood by Gordon Chism
Burning Man by Edward Falco
The Tribes of Burning Man: How an Experimental City in the Desert Is Shaping the New American Counterculture by Steven T. Jones
Dignity by Ken Layne
The New Mandala: Eastern Wisdom for Western Living by Rev. John Lundin
Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls by Alissa Nutting
My Week at the Blue Angel: And Other Stories from the Storm Drains, Strip Clubs, and Trailer Parks of Las Vegas by Matthew O’Brien
The River and the Railroad: An Archeological History of Reno by Mary Ringhoff and Edward J. Stoner
Precious Time by Ace Remas

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Spring 2011, Volume 3, Number 1
Poem: “Anthem for a Burnished Land,” by Shaun T. Griffin
“Will History Repeat Itself? Nevada’s Economy After the Crash,” by Elliott Parker
“What Nevada Leaders Say About the Leadership Process,” by Rich Whitney
“Beyond the Gate P.O.S.T.,” by Jim Andersen
“Twain the Ailurophile,” by Dennis Myers
Fiction: “The Silence of a Death,” by Katerina Prudchenko
Fiction: “Brothers in Arms,” by Matt Gallagher
Fiction: “The Road to Soldier Meadow,” by Gabriel Urza
Interview with Claire Vaye Watkins

Book Reviews
Mountain City, by Gregory Martin
The Making of Modern Nevada, by Hal Rothman
Tahoe Heat, by Todd Borg
Nevada in the West: A Magazine of Popular History, by Eric N. Moody, ed.
Mysteries and Legends of Nevada: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained, by Richard Moreno
Nevada Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff, by Richard Moreno
Tomorrow We Die, by Shawn Grady
Through the Fire, by Shawn Grady
Synaptic Traffic: Intersections of Prose/Poetry, by Ben Arnold
Greetings from Below, by David Philip Mullins
Play Their Hearts Out: A Coach, His Star Recruit, And the Youth Basketball Machine, by George Dohrmann
New & Noteworthy: Works on Rural Nevada
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Fall 2010, Volume 2, Number 2

Fiction: “With the Saints on Battle Mountain,” by Don Waters
Jack Johnson’s Fourth of July, by
John G. Rodwan, Jr.
A Culture of Exploitation: An Interpretive Review of the Political History of Nevada’s Public Schools, by
Euguene T. Paslov
Leroy Virgil: An Oral History, by
Caleb S. Cage
Fiction: “Snowbound,” by
Arthur Winifeld Knight
Fiction: “Cutting Curtis,” by
Ben Rogers
Fiction: Excerpt from Gambler’s Quartet, by
Brad Summerhill
Interview: Brian Crane, Creator of Pickles Comic Strip
Interview: Dorothy Gallagher, Nevada State Board of Regents

Book Reviews

Passing Through: An Existential Journey Across America’s Outback, by Richard Menzies
Lost in Austin: A Nevada Memoir, by Jim Anderson
Restless City, edited by Geoff Schumacher
100 Years of the Nevada Governor’s Mansion, by Jack Harpster
Going Through Ghosts, by Mary Sojourner

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Spring 2010, Volume 2, Number 1

The Nevada SAGE Commission, by Frank Partlow
Nevadans and the War on Terror: (including an interview with Ted Varney, U.S. Army), by
Brian K. Krolicki
Nevada Magazine’s (and My) Tour Around Nevada, by
Matthew B. Brown
Writer’s Essay: “Shadow Stories,” by
H. Lee Barnes
Writer’s Essay:“On Researching Wormwood, Nevada,” by
David Oppegaard
Fiction: “Pinto,” by
Willy Vlautin
Fiction: Excerpt from “Tomorrow We Die,” by
Shawn Grady
Interview: Edward L. Hancock, University of Nevada, Reno

Book Reviews

Tahoe Night, by Todd Borg
Lean on Pete, by Willy Vlautin
Wormwood, Nevada, by David Oppegaard
Living on the Big Empty, KNPB Channel 5, 2008
Prose. Poems. A Novel, by Jamie Iredell
Raw Edges: A Memoir, by Phyllis Barber
The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns, by Elizabeth Leiknes

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Fall 2009, Volume 1, Number 1

William J. Raggio: The Consummate Prosecutor, by Michael Archer
Harder Than Folsom: Johnny Cash, Reno, and the Fourth Wall, by
Caleb S. Cage
The Politics of Higher Education: Why the Nevada Board of Regents Should Be Appointed, by
Jeremy McKay
Fiction: “9/10,” by
Brad Summerhill
Interview: Dr. Gary Cage, Foothills Church of Christ

Book Reviews

Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State., by Cheryll Glotfelty
Reno’s Big Gamble: Image and Reputation in the Biggest Little City, by Alicia Barber
Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, by Stanley W. Paher

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