Tony Hillerman's Books and Articles

Books and Articles by Tony Hillerman

The Navajo Mysteries

The Shape Shifters.  New York:  HarperCollins, 2006.

Skeleton Man.  New York:  HarperCollins, 2004.

The Sinister Pig. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.

The Wailing Wind . New York: HarperCollins, 2002.

Hunting Badger. New York: Harper, 1999

The First Eagle . New York: Harper,1998.

The Fallen Man . New York: Harper,1997.

Sacred Clowns. New York: Harper,1993.

Coyote Waits. New York: Harper,1990.

Talking God. New York: Harper,1989.

A Thief of Time. New York: Harper,1988.

Skinwalkers. New York: Harper,1986.
Reprinted 1987.
Bestseller List, 1986.
This book won the Western Writers of America Spur Award in 1986.

The Ghost Way. New York: Harper, 1984.
Reprinted 1986.

The Dark Wind. New York: Harper, 1982.
Reprinted 1983.

People of the Darkness. New York: Harper, 1980.
Reprinted 1982.

Listening Woman,New York: Harper, 1978.
Reprinted 1979.

Dance Hall of the Dead. New York: Harper, 1973.
Reprinted in 1975.
MWA Edgar Allen Poe Award for the Best Mystery Novel of the West, 1973.

The Blessing Way. New York: Harper, 1970.
Reprinted in 1978.
This book was a finalist for the Best First Novel Edgar Allen Poe Award.

Essay Collections, Non-Fiction and Other Novels

A New Omnibus of Crime.  New York:  Oxford UP, 2005.
Edited by Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert.

Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir. HarperCollins, 2001.

Best American Mysteries of the Century. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000.
Edited by Tony Hillerman and Otto Penzler.

Tony Hillerman: A Reader's Checklist and Reference Guide. Middletown, CN: Checkerbee Checklist, 1999.

Finding Moon. New York: HarperCollins, 1996.
This is a novel.

The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories. New York: Oxford UP, 1996.
Edited by Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert.

The Mysterious West, New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
Collection of essays edited by Hillerman.

Talking Mysteries: A Conversation With Tony Hillerman. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1993.
With Ernie Bulow.

New Mexico, Rio Grande and Other Essays. Portland: Portland Graphic Arts Center, 1992.
With David Muench, and Robert Reynolds.
Includes photographs along with four essays.

Robbers, Rogues, and Ruffians: True Tales of the Wild West. Santa Fe: Clear Light Publications, 1992.
With Howard Bryan.

Collecting Tony Hillerman: A Checklist of the First Editions of Tony Hillerman with Approximate Values and Commentary. Santa Fe: Vinegar Tom Press, 1992.
With Louis A. Hieb.

Fifty Foreign Firsts: A Tony Hillerman Checklist. Santa Fe: Parker Books of the West, 1991.
With Louis A. Hieb.

The Best of the West: An Anthology of Classic Writing from the American West. New York: Harperperennial Library, 1991.
A collection of stories edited by Hillerman.

Making Mysteries With Navajo Materials. Lubbock: Texas Tech UP, 1989.

Indian Country: America's Sacred Land. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987.

Mystery, Country Boys, and the Big Reservation. New York: Scribner's,1986.

The Spell of New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1976.
This is non-fiction.

The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Indian Country Affairs. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1973.
Reprinted in 1980.
This is a collection of essays.

The Fly on the Wall. New York: Harper, 1971.
Reprinted in 1979.
This is a political mystery.

Books of Photos

Kilroy Was There:  A GI's War in Photographs. Kent, OH:   Kent State UP, 2004.

Hillerman Country. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.
With Barney Hillerman.

Rio Grande. Portland: Portland Graphic Arts Center, 1975.

New Mexico. Portland: Portland Graphic Arts Center, 1974.


Children's Books

Buster Mesquite's Cowboy Band.  Santa Fe, NM:   Buffalo Medicine Books, 2001.

The Boy Who Made Dragonfly: A Zuni Myth. New York: Harper, 1973.
Reprinted in 1975.

Books--Contributing Author

Campbell, John Martin. Few and Far Between: Moments in the North American Desert. Introduction by Tony Hillerman. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press,1997.

Charyn, Jerome. (ed.) Crime Lovers Casebook. New York: Signet, 1996
Tony Hillerman is a contributing author.

Hitt, Jack, et al. The Perfect Murder: Five Great Mystery Writers Create the Perfect Crime. New York: Harper Prism,1991.
Tony Hillerman is one of the contributing authors.

Linford, Lawrence D. and Tony Hillerman. Tony Hillerman's Navajoland:   Hideouts, Haunts and Havens in the Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee Mysteries.   Salt Lake City:  University of Utah Press, 2001.

Rutland, Robert Allen. A Boyhood In The Dustbowl 1926-34. Introduction by Tony Hillerman. Niwot,Colorado: University Press of Colorado,1995.


"Dinetah, if I Forget You," Arizona Highways 72 (April 1996). Supp. 10-12.

"A True Crime Story," Modern Maturity 38 (Jan/Feb 1995). 22-26+. With Ken Englade.

"Arizona's Canyon de Chelly," National Geographic Traveller 10:3 (May, 1993). 66-75.

"The Wild West Will Never Die," Life 16: Special Issue (April 5, 1993). 38-43.

"Hallowed Ground,"Chicago Tribune 18 October 1992. Section 19, Part 2, page 11.

"A Canyon, An Egret, and a Book,"The Writer 104 (Jan 1991). 9-12+.

"Once There Were Five Beautiful Virgins . . . ." New York Times Book Review 3 December 1989. Section 7: 16. (NB: This article had other contributing authors as well.)

Peter Thorpe's Book Covers
Peter Thorpe has designed all of the covers for Hillerman's Navajo mysteries.