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  1. All My Friends Are Going to be Strangers (1972)
    A Novel
    2 Reviews
  2. Anything for Billy (1988)
    A Novel
    2 Reviews
  3. Books: A Memoir (2008)
    1 Review
  4. [+]
    Broken Promises (5 Reviews)
    The Rise and Fall of the Choctaw Republic, by Angie Debo
    1. The Rise and Fall of the Choctaw Republic by Angie Debo
    2. And Still the Waters Run by Angie Debo
    3. The Road to Disappearance by Angie Debo
    4. Geronimo: The Man, His Time, His Place by Angie Debo
    5. A History of the Indians of the United States by Angie Debo
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 1997, pp. 14-17
  5. Buffalo Girls (1991)
    A Novel
  6. Cadillac Jack (1982)
    A Novel
    4 Reviews
  7. [+]
    Chopping Down the Sacred Tree (Review)
    The Earth Shall Weep, by James Wilson
    1. The Earth Shall Weep by James Wilson
    The New York Review of Books, April 22, 1999, pp. 24-27
  8. The Colonel and Little Missie (2005)
    Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  9. [+]
    Cookie Pioneers (2 Reviews)
    Something in the Soil, by Patricia Nelson Limerick
    1. Something in the Soil by Patricia Nelson Limerick
    2. Texas History Movies by John Rosenfield, Jr.
    The New York Review of Books, May 25, 2000, pp. 30-32
  10. Crazy Horse (1999)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  11. Death of the Cowboy
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1999, pp. 17-19
  12. The Desert Rose (1983)
    2 Reviews
  13. Duane's Depressed (1999)
    2 Reviews
  14. The Evening Star (1992)
    1 Review
  15. Film Flam (1987)
    Essays on Hollywood
    1 Review
  16. [+]
    From Amerigo Vespucci to Darryl Zanuch (Review)
    A New Literary History of America, by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
    1. A New Literary History of America by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 2009, pp. 52-53
  17. From Mickey Spillane to Erica Jong
    Our sex lives have become more public and impersonal. Here's a look at what we've lost ...
    The Washington Monthly, May 1975, pp. 12-22
  18. The Hole in the Bucket
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1970, pp. 113-116
  19. [+]
    Hometown America's Black Book (Review)
    Without Sanctuary, by James Allen, Hilton Als, Jon Lewis, and Leon F. Litwack, ...
    1. Without Sanctuary by James Allen, Hilton Als, Jon Lewis, and Leon F. Litwack, ...
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 2000, pp. 28-30
  20. Horseman, Pass By (1968)
    A Novel
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  21. [+]
    How the West Was Won or Lost (33 Reviews)
    The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America, by Robert G. Athearn
    1. The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America by Robert G. Athearn
    2. Myth of the West by Chris Bruce
    3. Forgotten Frontier by A. Dudley Gardner and Verla R. Flores
    4. New Lands, New Men by William H. Goetzmann
    5. The West of the Imagination by William H. Goetzmann and William N. Goetzmann, ...
    6. The Legacy of Conquest by Patricia Nelson Limerick
    7. The Female Frontier by Glenda Riley
    8. Cannery Women, Cannery Lives by Vicki L. Ruiz
    9. The Conquest of Paradise by Kirkpatrick Sale
    10. Far from Home by Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, and Elizabeth Hampsten, ...
    11. Western Women: Their Land, Their Lives by Lillian Schlissel, Janice Monk, and Vicki L. Ruiz, ...
    12. Cowboys of the Americas by Richard W. Slatta
    13. Beyond the Mythic West by Stewart L. Udall
    14. Many Tender Ties by Sylvia Van Kirk
    15. Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s by Donald Worster
    16. Rivers of Empire by Donald Worster
    17. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    18. Sky Determines: An Interpretation of the Southwest by Ross Calvin
    19. Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell
    20. The Rise and Fall of the Choctaw Republic by Angie Debo
    21. The Road to Disappearance by Angie Debo
    22. Geronimo: The Man, His Time, His Place by Angie Debo
    23. Exploration and Empire by William H. Goetzmann
    24. Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman by J. Evetts Haley
    25. The Trail Drivers of Texas by J. Marvin Hunter
    26. Turner, Bolton, and Webb by Wilbur R. Jacobs, John Walton Caughey, and Joe Bertram Frantz, ...
    27. The Comanche Barrier to South Plains Settlement by Rupert Norval Richardson
    28. Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth by Henry Nash Smith
    29. The American Cowboy by Lonn Taylor and Ingrid Maar
    30. The Significance of the Frontier, and Other Essays by Frederick Jackson Turner
    31. The Plains Across by John D. Unruh, Jr.
    32. The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb
    33. The Great Frontier by Walter Prescott Webb
    The New Republic, October 22, 1990, pp. 32-37
  22. [+]
    Icy Grief and a Fire of Vengeance (Review)
    Mountain Man, by Vardis Fisher
    1. Mountain Man by Vardis Fisher
    The Saturday Review, November 6, 1965, p. 33
  23. In a Narrow Grave (1985)
    Essays on Texas
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  24. [+]
    Inventing the West (8 Reviews)
    A Newer World, by David Roberts
    1. A Newer World by David Roberts
    2. The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill by Don Russell
    3. Buffalo Bill's Wild West by Joy S. Kasson
    4. The Business of Being Buffalo Bill by Sarah J. Blackstone
    5. The Real Wild West by Michael Wallis
    6. The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley by Glenda Riley
    7. Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill's Wild West by Isabelle S. Sayers
    8. Will Rogers by Ben Yagoda
    The New York Review of Books, August 10, 2000, pp. 24-28
  25. The Last Picture Show (1987)
    A Novel
    1 Review
  26. The Late Child (1996)
  27. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 17, 1989, pp. 60-64
  28. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 12, 1999, pp. 60-64
  29. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 24, 1999, pp. 81-84
  30. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 6, 2007, pp. 77-80
  31. Liberty Denied (1989)
    The Current Rise of Censorship in America
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  32. [+]
    Lighting out for the Territory (Review)
    On the Rez, by Ian Frazier
    1. On the Rez by Ian Frazier
    The New York Review of Books, February 10, 2000, pp. 26-28
  33. Lonesome Dove (1985)
    A Novel
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  34. Moving On (1970)
    A Novel
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  35. [+]
    Now Voyager (Review)
    A Passage to Juneau, by Jonathan Raban
    1. A Passage to Juneau by Jonathan Raban
    The New York Review of Books, January 20, 2000, pp. 41-42
  36. Oh What a Slaughter (2005)
    Massacres in the American West, 1846-1890
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  37. [+]
    Our Favorite Bandit (Review)
    Billy the Kid, by Michael Wallis
    1. Billy the Kid by Michael Wallis
    The New York Review of Books, October 25, 2007, pp. 28-29
  38. Pretty Boy Floyd (1994)
  39. [+]
    Pulpmaster (2 Reviews)
    Zane Grey, by Stephen J. May
    1. Zane Grey by Stephen J. May
    2. Maverick Heart by Stephen J. May
    The New York Review of Books, November 2, 2000, pp. 51-52
  40. [+]
    Rebel, Rebel (Review)
    Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, by T.J. Stiles
    1. Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War by T.J. Stiles
    The New Republic, October 14, 2002, pp. 38-39
  41. [+]
    The Return of Janet Lewis (6 Reviews)
    The Dear Past and Other Poems, by Janet Lewis
    1. The Dear Past and Other Poems by Janet Lewis
    2. The Wife of Martin Guerre by Janet Lewis
    3. Good-Bye, Son by Janet Lewis
    4. The Invasion by Janet Lewis
    5. The Trial of Soren Qvist by Janet Lewis
    6. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron by Janet Lewis
    The New York Review of Books, June 11, 1998, pp. 21-25
  42. Return to Waco
    The horror of the government's action, as seen from Highway 84
    The New Republic, June 7, 1993, pp. 16-19
  43. [+]
    Films: Moonshine (Review)
    Second Wind, by Bill Russell and Taylor Branch
    1. Second Wind by Bill Russell and Taylor Branch
    The New Republic, October 20, 1979, pp. 32-33
  44. Roads (2000)
    Driving America's Great Highways
    3 Reviews, 3 Readable
  45. [+]
    Romance West (Review)
    Washington Irving: Three Western Narratives, by James Ronda and Washington Irving
    1. Washington Irving: Three Western Narratives by James Ronda and Washington Irving
    The New Republic, February 2, 2004, pp. 23-24
  46. Sacagawea's Nickname (2001)
    Essays on the American West
    1 Review
  47. Some Can Whistle (1989)
    1 Review
  48. Somebody's Darling (1978)
    A Novel
    2 Reviews
  49. Streets of Laredo (1993)
    2 Reviews
  50. Take My Saddle From the Wall
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1968, pp. 37-46
  51. Books
    [+]
    The Tall Texan (Review)
    Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, by Doris Kearns Goodwin
    1. Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream by Doris Kearns Goodwin
    The Saturday Review, June 12, 1976, p. 25
  52. Telegraph Days (2006)
    A Novel
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  53. Terms of Endearment (1975)
    A Novel
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  54. Texasville (1987)
    A Novel
    2 Reviews
  55. The True West Interview: Larry McMurtry
    True West, January 2000, pp. 24-25
  56. Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen (1999)
    Reflections at Sixty and Beyond
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  57. The Wandering Hill (2002)
    The Berrybender Narratives, Book II
    1 Review
  58. [+]
    The West Without Chili (Review)
    The New Encyclopedia of the American West, by Howard R. Lamar
    1. The New Encyclopedia of the American West by Howard R. Lamar
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1998, pp. 38-40
  59. [+]
    Why Books Survive (Review)
    Book Business, by Jason Epstein
    1. Book Business by Jason Epstein
    The New Republic, January 1, 2001, pp. 23-25
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