the colorado river and the grand canyon have inspired plenty of words. a few inspired choices:

the exploration of the colorado river and its canyons
by john wesley powell

the colorado river in grand canyon: a comprehensive guide to its natural and human history
by larry stevens

grand canyon stories then & now
by leo w. banks and craig childs

downcanyon: a naturalist explores the colorado river through grand canyon
by ann haymond zwinger

there’s this river: grand canyon boatman stories
by christa sadler

tales from the grand canyon: some true, some tall
by edna evans

grand canyon: an anthology
by bruce babbitt

by michael p. ghiglieri