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Larry McMurtry, Pillar of Literary Texas, Dies at 84

The author of 'Lonesome Dove,' 'The Last Picture Show,' and 'Terms of Endearment,' among many others, was a longtime favorite in Hollywood who wrote with skepticism on the myths of the American West and ran one of the biggest bookstores in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Haunting Debut Novel Brings New Faces to the Myth of the American West

“How Much of These Hills Is Gold,” by C Pam Zhang, reimagines the region’s past as a Chinese-American tale. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-07 09:00:07 UTC ]
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John and Jessie Frémont’s story of gold, ambition and the American West

Steve Inskeep recounts the couple’s expeditions in the wilderness and in politics. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-24 02:35:38 UTC ]
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Love, Sex and Atom Bombs in a Debut Novel of the American West

Shannon Pufahl’s “On Swift Horses” weaves an entanglement of attractions in postwar California. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-05 10:00:10 UTC ]
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Téa Obreht | 'I knew that as an immigrant from the Balkans, I wasn’t going to tell a Native American story'

Téa Obreht’s follow-up to her acclaimed début reframes narratives about the American West. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 07:09:27 UTC ]
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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This would later inform his writing,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Win a Copy of My Ántonia

Our members have spoken! The third selection in Slate’s Year of Great Books is My Ántonia, Willa Cather’s novel about a Bohemian family’s pioneering life in the American West. (See the complete voting results here.) And to help celebrate, Penguin Classics is giving Slate Plus members a chance to... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Look at The West, Via Sweden

The Layton, Utah publisher Gibbs Smith has a well-deserved reputation for publishing books that celebrate the American West, and company founder Gibbs Smith is high on a fall book that takes a different look at the region and its culture. West, set for release November 1, is by the Swedish team... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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