THE HERD WORD
Cowboy poets ride tradition and verse to the stage each year in Elko, Nevada, debunking myths about the Old West—and creating new ones.
THOMAS PYNCHON UNMASKED
The great California writer—if unknowingly—answers our questions about a U.S. Department of Jesus, moving back to the Golden State, and winning a Nobel Prize.
THE LIFE OF A GHOST TOWN
The abandoned settlements of the West offer beauty and solace and make us question what happened to drive everyone away—and lure others back.
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