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Readers will enjoy author Max Evans’s insightful views of life, nature and writing the tragic comedy in Building Your Western Library. As the new Western Books editor, I plan to share with you my love of good writing and books in Bunkhouse Books and timely book news from the modern Grapevine Telegraph.

Bunkhouse Books

Love Western railway history?
Planning a railroad trip out West? Enjoy these before you go:

Classic: Robert G. Athearn’s Rebel
of the Rockies: A History of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
(University of Nebraska Press, 1977).

New Standard: Richard White’s Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America (W.W. Norton, 2011).

Just Published: Glenn Williamson’s
Iron Muse: Photographing the Transcontinental Railroad (University
of California Press, 2013).

Grapevine Telegraph

Fans of Western author J.P.S. Brown can now order his novels, including his classic Forests of the Night and his latest book, Serpentine, directly from JPS-Brown.com.

Have a loved one who enjoys a great Western, but their aging eyes need a boost up with oversized print, braille or Daisy digital audio? Try ReadHowYouWant.com;
browse its wonderful selection of Westerns in all reader-friendly formats.

—Stuart Rosebrook

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