Arizona tells a story like nothing else you’ve ever heard. If you want to know the lay of this land, do it by the book! To help intrepid readers navigate their way around the literary 48th state we’ve plotted 100 favorite titles on an interactive map. Whether your tastes run to fiction or nonfiction, there’s something here for everyone, and every age.

So get ready to hit the literary trail! It’s as easy as clicking on a book. From the Grand Canyon to el Gran Desierto, across Route 66 and up the Devil’s Highway, over the San Francisco Peaks, through the Valley of the Sun and deep into the Borderlands, Arizona literature gallops from Old West to New Age, past improbable landscapes and exotic locales. Climb aboard!

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