A Selection of Recommended Idaho Books by Idaho Librarians

  • Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner Doubleday, 1971.
  • Bitterbrush Country: Living on the Edge of the Land by Diane Josephy Peavey Fulcrum Publishing, 2002
  • Five Skies by Ron Carlson Viking, 2007
  • At Nature's Edge: Frank Lloyd Wright's Artist Studio by Henry Whiting University of Utah Press, 2007
  • The Cyanide Canary by Joseph Hilldorfer and Robert Dugoni Free Press, 2004.
  • Home Mountains: Reflections From a Western Middle Age by Susan Swetnam Washington State Univ. Press, 2000.
  • Idaho For the Curious: A Guide by Cort Conley Backeddy Books, 1982.
  • Idaho Impressions by Mark W. Lisk Grpahic Arts Center Publ., 1997.
  • A Little Bit of Wisdom: Conversations With a Nez Perce Elder by Horace Axtell Confluence Press, 1997.
  • On All Sides Nowhere: Building a Life in Rural Idaho by William Gruber Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002.
  • Standing Up to the Rock by T. Louise Freeman-Toole University of Nebraska Press, 2001
  • A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West: The Reminiscences of Mary Hallock Foote edited by Paul Rodman Huntington Library, 1992.
  • Where the Morning Light's Still Blue: Personal Essays About Idaho edited by William Studebaker and Rick Ardinger University of Idaho Press, 1994.
  • The Deep Dark: disaster and redemption in America's richest silver mine by Gregg Olsen Crown Publishers, 2005.
  • Traplines: coming home to Sawtooth Valley by John Rember Pantheon Books, 2003.
  • Above the Clearwater: living on stolen land by Bette Lynch Husted Oregon State University Press, 2004.
  • Rocks, rails, and trails by Paul Karl Link and E. Chilton Phoenix. Pocatello, ID: Idaho Museum of Natural History, 1996, 2nd ed.
  • Bitterbrush country : living on the edge of the land by Diane Josephy Peavey. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub., 2001.
  • Irrigated Eden: the making of an agricultural landscape in the American west by Mark Fiege Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1999.
  • We never speak of it: Idaho-Wyoming poems, 1889-90 by Jana Harris Princeton, NJ: Ontario Review Press, 2003
  • From hell to heaven: death-related mining accidents in north Idaho by Gene Hyde Coeur d'Alene, ID: Museum of North Idaho, 2003
  • Idaho loners : hermits, solitaries, and individualists by Cort Conley Cambridge, ID; Backeddy Books, 1994
  • The way it was with me by Glen H. Taylor Secaucus, NJ: L. Stuart, 1979
  • Owyhee trails: The west's forgotten corner by Mike Hanley Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1973
  • Gold Town to Ghost Town: the Story of Silver City, Idaho by Julia Conway Welch Moscow: University Press of Idaho, 1982
  • Idaho's noxious weeds by Timothy S. Prather, et al. University of Idaho, 2003.
  • Snowbound by Ladd Hamilton Pullman, WA: Washington State University Press, 1997
  • Idaho 100: stories from Idaho century citizens by John Ohara Kirk Falcon Press, 1989
  • Snake: the plain and its people edited by Todd Shallat...et al Boise State University, 1994.
  • Idaho Folklife: homesteads to headstones edited by Louie W. Attebery Idaho State Historical Society, 1985
  • Idaho's Highway History 1863-1975 published by Idaho Transportation, 1985
  • Idaho Unbound: a scrapbook and guide by Clay Morgan, Steve Mitchell West Bound Books, 1985
  • Beyond the Rockies: a narrative history of Idaho by Ron Fisher and Charles R. Whitlock Alpha Omega, 1989
  • Idaho: wild and beautiful by Steve Bly Farcountry Press, 2000
  • Idaho discovered by Kirk Anderson Stoecklein Publishing, 2000
Last updated: December 3, 2012 - 2:42pm by farrit