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Literary Las Vegas: Rena C. Winters

”In Lieu of Therapy” is a collection of journal entries, religious reflections, short stories and poetry written over a lifetime by Las Vegas writer Rena C. Winters. Winters is also the author of “Smurfs: The Inside Story of the Little Blue Characters.”

Literary Las Vegas: William Post

When the Civil War breaks out, 17-year-old Roy Fox is asked to use his knowledge of the area’s terrain to carry messages to Confederate leaders. His elusiveness in evading Union capture earns him the title The Gray Fox.

Books you must read to understand Vegas

With all of those holiday gift cards burning holes in local bibliophiles’ pockets, we’ve put together a list of books that any well-read Southern Nevadan should check out. Plus, for fun, we’ve added a couple of classic magazine articles that shouldn’t be missed.