Charles Portis is the author of the novels Norwood, The Dog of the South, True Grit, Masters of Atlantis, and Gringos.
"You go for a man hard and fast enough and he don't have time to think about how many is with him, he thinks about himself and how he may get clear out of the wrath that is about to set down on him."
– True Grit
ARTICLES FEATURING CHARLES
The Lure of the Oeuthre: On Charles Portis and Flannery O’Connor
I — IN THE MID-1980s I WORKED at one of the world's truly awful bookstores, a dispiriting outpost on the UC ...
A Portis Reader
Not to mention that if you have to call a thing "True," it’s probably not....