Review of Eli Paul’s The Frontier Army: Episodes from Dakota and the West.
Review of historian Robert N. Watt’s “With My Face to My Bitter Foes”: Nana’s War 1880-1881.
Review of Roland De Wolk’s American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford.
Review of Mike Blakely’s, A Sinister Splendor: A Mexican War Novel, an ambitious novel of the Mexican War.
Western novelists and historians keep the Old West alive through hard work and their dedication to the crafts of writing and research.
Review of Eric Red’s Hanging Fire.
Review of Mark Santiago’s A Bad Peace and a Good War: Spain and the Mescalero Apache Uprising of 1795-1799.
Review of The Civil War on the Rio Grande, 1846–1876.
For collectors and aficionados of Western art and Western art books, the publishing year of 2019 is shaping up to be one of the best.
W.K. Stratton’s The Wild Bunch sets a new standard for film-biography, and new biographies of an Army scout and Estaban, the diary of pioneer John Benton Hart and a novelized memoir of outlaw Cole Younger.