Archive: October 14, 2007 - October 20, 2007

On How the West Was Won

As the sole Westerner on the Book World staff, I feel geographically obligated to highlight some of my favorite novels about the settling of the West. These aren't triumphalist, manifest-destiny books, but fiction that grapples with what it feels like to go out into a fierce, unfamiliar land. Are there...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea | October 18, 2007; 7:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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