James Lee Burke’s “House of the Rising Sun”

To bestselling western writer James Lee Burke, every story is a grail quest. His latest, House of the Rising Sun, drives the point home.

Horace Poolaw

A monograph of one of the most prolific American Indian photographers of his time makes a great holiday gift.

Edward Curtis, The “Shadow Catcher”

Author Timothy Egan’s biography brings new understanding to Indian cultures and to the famed photographer who documented their vanishing lifestyles.

A Cookie’s Holiday Cookbook Gift Guide

From a big bowl of red and kicking red salsa to chocolate-chicharrón cookies, we have a cookbook for the food lover in your life.

A Father’s Western Legacy

Before his death in 1992, Glendon Swarthout wrote The Shootist, The Homesman, and seven more award-winning stories and novels that have been turned into films. His son vividly remembers them all.

Grill Like Duke

The Official John Wayne Way to Grill cookbook offers fans a taste of the American Icon’s appetite for food — and life.

Elmore Leonard Took Raylan Givens From Page to Screen

Elmore Leonard took a personal interest in bringing his character to life on the small screen.

The Last Shootist

Glendon Swarthout’s son, Miles, takes a shot at a sequel to his father’s classic novel.