Soiled Doves

Review of Jan MacKell Collins’s Good Time Girls of Colorado: A Red-Light History of the Centennial State and Good Time Girls of Arizona and New Mexico: A Red-Light History of the American Southwest.

Home on the Range

Jim Hoy’s highly personal biography of the Kansas Flint Hills, two new biographies of Butch Cassidy, Bill Neal’s autobiography and […]

Chronicling the West

Western novelists and historians keep the Old West alive through hard work and their dedication to the crafts of writing and research.

Did She or Didn’t She?

The people who knew her, and the historians who love her, consider Madam Dora DuFran one of the most lucrative […]

Best Of The West: Western Books

When historians review the year 2016 in publishing, will they discover themes in Western history and fiction that reflected the […]

What’s in a Name?

Canyon Diablo proved to be a formidable barrier to travelers along the 35th Parallel in northern Arizona. In 1881 the […]

The Wife of Wyatt Earp’s Sworn Enemy

“I have been nearly driven to distraction!” So said Victoria Zaff Behan, with the culprit being her well-known husband, John Harris Behan. […]