Tag Archives: Platte River

September 29

News and Reviews

Books   How We Won & Lost the War In Afghanistan Douglas Grindle Praise from Publishers Weekly: “This is a well-told story and a must-read for those who want to understand the obstacles to success in Afghanistan.”   The Heart of Torah Rabbi Shai Held Feature in Times of Israel: “Rabbi Held’s own love of Torah animates […]

July 04

From the desk of Doreen Pfost

The following contribution is from Doreen Pfost, author of This River Beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte (Nebraska, 2016). What the Platte River Taught Me When I see Fourth of July fireworks, I think of the Platte River. I was not always this way. I grew up in a military family, and Fourth of July […]

March 28

Remembering Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison—novelist and poet, hunter and outdoorsman, lover of good food and good wine—passed away this Saturday at 78. Called “Master of the novella” in the New York Times obituary, Harrison leaves behind twenty-one works of fiction, most memorably Legends of the Fall (which was made into a movie in 1994), in addition to a memoir, fourteen books […]