Books

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The View Ahead

In the last quarter of the year, publishers are busily touting end-of-the year books and next year’s early releases. From advance copies I have received, I believe fans of Western history and fiction will be busy for the next few months buying and reading a bounty of offerings from publishers, small and large.

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Blind Pig Bonanza

A new biography on the bonanza-seeking Earps, plus new Western histories and biographies on an Old West rifle, Spanish Texas, a coal war gunman and a Sioux War reporter.

Last Ride Across Hi-Lo

Max Evans’s final novel The King of Taos, a literary Western, and new biographies of outlaws Cherokee Bill and Willis Newton.