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  • Bucking the stereotypes: A review of West of 98

    Bucking the stereotypes: A review of West of 98

    The anthology West of 98: Living and Writing the New American West assembles the thoughts of 67 Western writers.

  • California chronicles: A review of New California Writing: 2011

    California chronicles: A review of New California Writing: 2011

    Editor Gayle Wattawa has assembled an anthology of essays in New California Writing: 2011 that should intrigue even people outside the Golden State.

  • A celebration of Cascadia: A review of Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest

    A celebration of Cascadia: A review of Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest

    Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest doesn't quite work as an anthology, but it features some intimate and thoughtful writing about the Pacific Northwest.

  • Tribute to a prickly icon

    Tribute to a prickly icon

    Both fans and critics contemplate the life and legacy of Edward Abbey in a special issue of the Western literary and arts journal Matter.

  • Bloodied but unbowed

    The Western novel is not entirely dead; it has simply changed a great deal since the glory days of Zane Grey.

  • Looking forward, looking back

    William Kittredge brings together new and selected essays about life in the West in The Next Rodeo.

  • Twenty views of the West

    In Best Stories of the American West, Volume I, series editor Marc Jaffe gathers 20 very different stories by 20 very different writers.

  • Sounding the alarm for nature

    In Courage for the Earth, editor Peter Matthiessen gathers 14 essays honoring the life and work of Rachel Carson.

  • Western open space: Land of intrinsic worth

    In the anthology Home Land: Ranching and a West That Works, a wide variety of authors argue that ranching is much more than an outmoded “lifestyle.”

  • Thomas McGuane’s lonely freaks

    The powerful short stories in Thomas McGuane’s Gallatin Canyon prove him to be the New West’s answer to Flannery O’Connor.

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