A new biography on General George Armstrong Custer focuses on the life and events in Custer’s world, saving “The Battle of Little Bighorn” to the epilogue.
Nelson’s writing career began when penning a tongue-in-cheek letter to the local extension agent. His columns now appear throughout the Midwest.
What are we to make of a book that begins with a farmer watching owls emerge from a dead elm tree and ends with a death we are given scant time to mourn?
The history of the Fort Pierre area is an important part of not only South Dakota history, but the history of the American West.
A revolution in Tunisia in 2010 is seen today as the beginning of the Arab Spring, a series of riots, revolts and protests that swept through the Arab world.
Dirda is a literary journalist whose works have appeared in numerous publications. He has often been called the “best-read man in America.”
The blockbuster movie, “The Revenant”, brought renewed attention to the story of frontiersman Hugh Glass and his near-fatal encounter with a grizzly bear.
Ted Kooser wrote much of his poetry during the pre-dawn hours, before it was time to get dressed for work as a life insurance executive.
The literature of Ted Kooser’s 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner, “Delights & Shadows”, draws in the sun to bring readers to the table of subtle transformation.
Nashville is more than the Music City these days. It’s an up- and-coming force in the (fictional) murder business, as well.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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