Thomas McGuane

In “Crow Fair,” Montana fly-fisherman, horseman, and writer Thomas McGuane treats his short story characters with the same empathetic tenderness he offers his own animals.

A Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestion: “Duke: In His Own Words”

Devoted John Wayne fans will enjoy this celebratory volume.

Cowboys of the Waggoner Ranch

A new coffee-table book by photographer Jeremy Enlow shows the beauty and grit of a vanishing lifestyle at the United States’ biggest single-fence ranch.

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.