Holiday Book Picks With a Western Twist

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Originally aired November 22, 2010

We bring you gift ideas of the literary kind. Books about and from the West recommended by Cathy Langer, lead buyer for the Tattered Cover bookstores in Denver, and Nicole Magistro, owner of The Bookworm in Edwards.

Top Holiday Picks:

"Shinin' Times at The Fort" by Holly Arnold Kinney

"Soldiers on Skis: A Pictorial History of the 10th Mountain Division" by Flint Whitlock and Bob Bishop

"Path of Beauty: Photographic Adventures in the Grand Canyon" by Christopher Brown

"Claiming Ground" by Laura Bell

"Rival Rails: The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad" by Walter Borneman

"The BLUES Go Birding" by Carol L. Malnor and Sandy F. Fuller, illustrations by Louise Schroeder

"Bones" by Steve Jenkins

"Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds" by Robin Olds with Christine Olds and Ed Rasimus

"The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, From Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder" by Erin Blakemore