Books by Charles Portis and Complete Book Reviews

Charles Portis, Author Simon & Schuster $18.45 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-72457-3
A wild and woolly, offbeat ride through a quicksand Mexican-American mindscape, Portis's ( True Grit ; Norwood ) latest saga features Jimmy Burns, an idler from Louisiana transplanted to Mexico, where he ekes out a living finding missing persons and
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Edited by Jay Jennings. Butler Center Books (Univ. of Arkansas, dist.), $27.95 (378p) ISBN 978-1-935106-50-0
No other writer can so accurately be compared to greats as diverse as Twain, Garcia Marquez, Chaucer and McCarthy. Portis easily lives up to these laurels while remaining his own man, as displayed in the reportage, short fiction and drama assembled...
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