Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico. Courtesy
A book signing for the Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico, written by Mark H. Cross is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26 at Otowi Station in Los Alamos.
Cross also will be interviewed at 8:30 a.m. Thursday on KRSN 1490 AM.
The Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico is a catalog of the people, places, arts, cultures and colloquialisms unique to the City Different and the Land of Enchantment.
The publication contains:
- 1,000+ alphabetical entries, fully indexed
- 180 illustrations — photographs, maps and charts
- Phonetic pronunciation guides for selected terms
“As a relatively new resident of New Mexico, I found the Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico tremendously helpful, as well as entertaining.” -VALERIE PLAME WILSON, author of Fair Game
“Anyone who doubts that Northern New Mexico is one of the most enchanting corners of the world has only to consult this fine volume, which concisely yet quite comprehensively covers the region’s history, arts, literature, politics, geology and every other imaginable category of interest.” -HAMPTON SIDES, author of Blood and Thunder
Mark H. Cross
Cross is a native of Virginia with a master’s degree in American history from George Mason University.
He has worked for Santa Fe public schools, written book reviews for The New Mexican, and worked as a proofreader and editor for the New Mexico Legislature.
Cross began compiling the Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico soon after moving to Santa Fe in 1996.
He lives on Santa Fe’s Westside with Beth Nommensen and their two dogs.