Popsugar 2020 - A Western

Top 10 Popsugar 2020 - A Western : The Sisters Brothers, Inland, Lonesome Dove, Little House in the Big Woods, Brokeback Mountain, Doc, Stage Dreams, The Blessing Way, Riders of the Purple Sage, Whiskey When We're Dry

The Sisters Brothers
AuthorPatrick deWitt
ISBN0062041266
Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his brother's appetite for whiskey and killing, he's never known anything else. But their prey isn't...
Inland
AuthorTéa Obreht
In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives unfold. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life--her husband, who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder sons, who have vanished after...
Lonesome Dove
AuthorLarry McMurtry
A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America.

Journey to the dusty little Texas...
Little House in the Big Woods
AuthorLaura Ingalls Wilder
ISBN0060885378
Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

Little House...
Brokeback Mountain
AuthorAnnie Proulx
ISBN0743271327
Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, "Brokeback Mountain" is her masterpiece. Ennis del Mar and Jack Twist, two ranch hands, come together when they're working as sheepherder and camp tender...
Doc
AuthorMary Doria Russell
ISBN1400068045
Born to the life of a Southern gentleman, Dr. John Henry Holliday arrives on the Texas frontier hoping that the dry air and sunshine of the West will restore him to health. Soon, with few job prospects, Doc Holliday is gambling professionally with his partner, Mária Katarina Harony, a high-strung,...
Stage Dreams
AuthorMelanie Gillman
ISBN1512440000
In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx outlaw and a trans runaway, as they team up to thwart a Confederate plot in the New Mexico Territory. When Flor--also...
The Blessing Way
AuthorTony Hillerman
ISBN0061000019
Alternate cover edition can be found here.

Homicide is always an abomination, but there is something exceptionally disturbing about the victim discovered in a high lonely place, a corpse with a mouth full of sand, abandoned at a crime scene seemingly devoid of tracks or useful clues. Though...
AuthorZane Grey
ISBN0812966120
Told by a master storyteller who, according to critic Russell Nye, “combined adventure, action, violence, crisis, conflict, sentimentalism, and sex in an extremely shrewd mixture,” Riders of the Purple Sage is a classic of the Western genre. It is the story of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger...
Whiskey When We're Dry
AuthorJohn Larison
Named a Best Book by Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine, Goodreads, Southern Living, Outside Magazine, Oprah.com, HelloGiggles, Parade, Fodor's Travel, Sioux City Journal, Read it Forward, Medium.com, and NPR's All Things Considered.

"A thunderclap of originality, here is a fresh voice...
East of West, Vol. 1: The Promise
AuthorJonathan Hickman
ISBN1607067706
3.5 stars

I'm kinda intrigued.
And I don't know what this has to do with anything, but every time the pasty dude got all angry and stabby, I kept hearing Kurt Russell in my head.



Only not. Because the pasty guy is Death...of the Four Horsemen variety.
He'd broken off...
Stone Mad
AuthorElizabeth Bear
ISBN1250163838
Readers met the irrepressible Karen Memory in Elizabeth Bear’s 2015 novel Karen Memory, and fell in love with her steampunk Victorian Pacific Northwest city, and her down-to-earth story-telling voice.

Now Karen is back with Stone Mad, a new story about spiritualists, magicians, con-men,...
AuthorWalter Van Tilburg Clark
ISBN0812972589
Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. The result is an emotionally powerful, vivid,...
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