In the morning, we head back to the big house and Tom makes everyone coffee. Lorraine has tennis on the little kitchen flatscreen because "her Serena" is playing. Molly and Skip point out that, unlike many writers hipsters who are always finding ways to tell you how they don't have a television, Tom ...
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"I thought the Comanches were out there trying to signal us," McGuane says, doubled over with laughter, shielding his eyes from the smoke billowing from his grill. I was nervous to meet Tom but he was so sweet and easy going --easy to laugh and knee slap-- that I felt at home quick.The turkey did in ...
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"I recognize that shrub!" Rick exclaims as we park in front of a dark house on a tree lined street in Bozeman. I was dead asleep in the RENTAL CAR. It's an automatic. Hallelujah. Some kind of compact SUV (because that's a thing) and way too shiny and touristy looking for Rick's taste."I wanted to wa ...
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Road Trip: Missoula to Madison

Same as my last trip out West, I can't believe Montana is in the same country as Philadelphia. And like last time, I'm not 100% clear on the details which is fine by me. At home, I'm always the planner but out here, on the road with Bass, I just get in the car and am content to look out the window l ...
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Eating My Heroes: Officially Offical

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAWARD-WINNING WRITER RICK BASSSIGNS TWO NEW BOOKS WITH LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY April 15, 2014, NEW YORK – Reagan Arthur, publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today the acquisition of two new books by O. Henry ...
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