Category: B-Sides

 

B-Sides celebrates the great books that time forgot. If you would like to write for the series, please pitch series editor John Plotz at editorial@publicbooks.org by including “B-Sides” in the subject line.

John Williams’s Perfect Anti-Western

Canyonlands National Park, Utah; 103ºF under a cloudless summer sky. I’d call the canyon floor below “bone-white,” if it looked like anything had ever lived there long enough to leave its bones ...