Aug 19, 2014 — Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith knew American Indian writer James Welch — he was a family friend. But as non-Native Americans, they had concerns about adapting his iconic novel, Winter in the Blood.
May 28, 2014 — Larry McMurtry's The Last Kind Words Saloon, an unsentimental story about two Western icons, appears at No. 5.
May 27, 2014 — The famed writer of Westerns uses his first novel in five years to blow a few holes in the myths surrounding the shootout at the OK Corral. Reviewer Alan Cheuse calls it "a peach of a book."
May 7, 2014 — The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist says the myth of the cowboy feels "hollow." The Last Kind Words Saloon is a spare and unsentimental story about two Western icons, Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday.
Feb 14, 2014 — The Son, by Phillipp Meyer, tells the epic tale of the McCullough family. It appears at No. 12.