Hillerman Research and Information Resources

This section of the Portal is a library of print and online resources about Tony Hillerman. Hillerman was prolific and popular as a writer, journalist, and educator, and much commentary about his work has been produced. Included here are web links to articles, books, audio and video, interviews, and other websites on topics such as biographical information, literary criticism, setting and landscape guides, and closer looks at his writerly, public, and private lives. You can also contact us at the eHillerman Portal and UNM University libraries with any inquiries and research interests.

Magazine Articles

Sue Grafton and Tony Hillerman

Goodman, Susan. "Sue Grafton and Tony Hillerman." Modern Maturity 38, no. 4 (1995): 74-82.

Talking Pods: Tony Hillerman

Stock T., Melissa. "Talking Pods: Tony Hillerman." Chile Pepper 7, no. 5 (1993): 42-43.

Talking With Tony Hillerman

Bandler, Michael. "Talking With Tony Hillerman." AudioFile 10, no. 5 (2002): 29.

The First Eagle

Berney, Charlotte. "The First Eagle." Cowboys & Indians 29 (1999): 154-155.

The Search for Leaphorn

Koppes, Steve. "The Search for Leaphorn." Arizona State (1991): 19-21.

The Writer and the Navajo Cop

McCluggage, Denise. "The Writer and the Navajo Cop." Southwest Airline Spirit (1985): 80-83, 126-128

Tony Hillerman

Schneider, Wolf. "Tony Hillerman." Cowboys & Indians 12, no. 7 (2004): 122-126.

Tony Hillerman's "Dance Hall of the Dead"

Harris, Jim. "Tony Hillerman's "Dance Hall of the Dead." The Greater Llano Estacado SOUTHWEST HERITAGE 6, no.2 (1976): 2-6, 52

Tony Hillerman's New Mexico

Hillerman, Anne and Don Strel. "Tony Hillerman's New Mexico." New Mexico 88, no. 2 (2010): 24-29.

Tony Hillerman's West

Van Deventer, M. J. "Tony Hillerman's West." Persimmon Hill 21, no. 2 (1993): 37-43.

Tony Hillerman, Author and Veteran

Abraham, Larry. "Tony Hillerman, Author and Veteran." Village Vision: Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque (2005): 5.

Tony Hillerman: "Special Friend to the Navajo People"

Solinger, Janet. "Tony Hillerman: "Special Friend to the Navajo People"." The Smithsonian Associate 21, no. 2 (1992): 18.

Tony Hillerman: Best-Selling Author of Navajo Mystery Stories

Walsh, Catherine. "Tony Hillerman: Best-Selling Author of Navajo Mystery Stories." St. Anthony Messenger 99, no. 1 (1991): 28-35.

Tony Hillerman: Live From La Posada de Albuquerque

Berney, Charlotte. "Tony Hillerman: Live From La Posada de Albuquerque." Cowboys & Indians (1999): 178.

Update Collectable Books: Sacred Clowns

Smiley, Robin. "Update Collectable Books: Sacred Clowns." Firsts: Collecting Modern First Editions." 3, no. 12 (1993): 46-48.

Weaving mysteries that tell of life among the Navajos

Parfit, Michael. "Weaving mysteries that tell of life among the Navajos." Smithsonians 21, no. 9 (1990): 92-104

West Seller

Boucher, Norman. "West Seller." The Boston Globe Magazine (1991): 18-19, 40-41, 49-54.

What Book Do You Wish You Had Written?

Galvin, Lisa. "What Book Do You Wish You Had Written?" The Critic 43, no. 4 (1989): 18-37.

Movies

A Thief of Time (Motion Picture)

A motion picture adaptation of the novel, aired on PBS' Mystery series

Coyote Waits (Motion Picture)

A motion picture adaptation of the novel, aired on PBS' Mystery series

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