Winter Sojourn Reading List

Off the Beaten Path, Steamboat’s local independent bookstore, is Winter Sojourn’s official bookseller.

Winter Sojourn titles are available to borrow at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

Maaza Mengiste

  • The Shadow King
  • Beneath the Lion’s Gaze


Vendela Vida

  • We Run the Tides
  • The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty
  • The Lovers
  • Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
  • And Now You Can Go


Mary Roach

  • Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law (September 2021)
  • Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
  • My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places
  • Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
  • Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
  • Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
  • Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers


Jess Walter, Master of Ceremonies

  • The Cold Millions
  • We Live in Water: Stories
  • Beautiful Ruins
  • The Financial Lives of the Poets
  • The Zero
  • Citizen Vince
  • Land of the Blind
  • Ruby Ridge: The Truth and Tragedy of the Randy Weaver Family
  • Over Tumbled Graves