#charles portis

Reading Pathways: Charles Portis

A reading pathway of the works of American author Charles Portis, most famous for True Grit, who died on February 17 at the age of 86.

8 Western Novels For Every Occasion

When it comes to genre, Westerns are fairly easy to pinpoint. They’re about journeying to the western United States, whether ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in September

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and ...

Front-to-Backlist: “You and Me” and “Dog of the South”

In “Front-to-Backlist”  Executive Editor Bethanne Patrick reviews a new release (in publishing parlance, something from the “frontlist”), and Editor-in-Chief Jeff ...

If You Like (Insert Something), Try (This Other Thing): TRUE GRIT Edition

True Grit by Charles Portis is a classic of the western genre, full of guns and horses and cowboys and spurs ...