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The Motel Life by Willy Vlautin
The Motel Life
by Willy Vlautin
read in January, 2007
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Couldn't recommend this book more highly. Vlautin is the leader of Portland alt-country mainstays Richmond Fontaine, and he's always been a storyteller, even in song. This book is so simple, so finely wrought, and so brutal and honest that it's hard ...more
That Distant Land by Wendell Berry
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Berry was a student of Wallace Stegner at Stanford University; Faulkner-esque, his tales of 19th-century Americana mostly take place in a fictional Kentucky town called Port William. The landscapes he desribes are rapidly disappaearing and the charac ...more
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
Angle of Repose
by Wallace Stegner
read in January, 2003
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Stegner's stories span generations and locations, but never veer from intimate portrayals of larger-than-life characters. His purview is mostly the late 19th- and early 20th-century American West, possibly the most epic of all landscapes. This book i ...more
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