The traditional Christmas pageant Los Pastores at Mission San José in San Antonio, Texas, recounts the tale of the shepherds’ journey to witness the newborn savior. The annual performance connects family, parishioners, and even outsiders in a liminal moment of common experience. ♨
In her memoir The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks, Terry Tempest Williams offers an intimate portrait of national parks as she guides readers on a reverential tour of parks through meanings that these places have etched in her memory and experience.
On a sojourn to the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, author Tom Fate discovers the detourist’s novel ways of seeing, being, and relating.
Review of Last Train to Memphis, the first volume of Peter Guralnick’s 2-volume biography of Elvis Presley.