Women of the West

Men weren’t the only colorful figures of the Wild West. Women of the West proved easily their equal.

CBS War Correspondent Bill Downs

A War Correspondent Bleeds Ink, not Blood. Most of the Time.

What makes a war correspondent risk his or her life to report the truth about wars? What is their mission and why do we need outsiders to look at the battlefield from the inside?

The Arizona Rangers, photo courtesy of Jeremy Rowe Vintage Photography, VintagePhoto.com

How the Legacy of the Arizona Rangers Lives On

The fact that the Arizona Territory became the 48th state in the Union is common knowledge. Less known though is the story of the men who made this possible.

Books That Make You Think

Books That Make You Think

Discover 10 books that will make you think, all recommended by bestselling authors.

Book Club

Book Club Books: Recommendations and Discussion Questions

Discover unique and diverse book club books with discussion questions that will stimulate the conversation.

L. Ron Hubbard fiction books on table

L. Ron Hubbard Fiction: Order of Books

Is there a recommendation of which L. Ron Hubbard fiction book to begin with? Is there a recommended order of books to read?

Famous Outlaws of the Old West

How famous outlaws of the Old West bring out the best in the good guy.

Finding the best Westerns

Best Westerns of all Time

The best Westerns of all time—stories of how the west was won by authors like L. Ron Hubbard, Louis L’Amour, Zane Grey, and many others you will love.

Western stories by L. Ron Hubbard

L. Ron Hubbard’s Romance with the Old West

Among the most popular of pulp fiction’s genres, the western offered L. Ron Hubbard a made-to-order literary platform. Few, if any, of his contemporaries, could invoke the natural authenticity of a Hubbard western because, to him, the western frontier was home.

Cowboy items

Hats, Horseshoes and Rodeos. A Note on Superstitions of the Old West

From the beginning of time people have told tales of folklore, legend, myth and superstition. Such tales of the supernatural in a western setting did not escape cowboys of the Old West, and authors of Wild West novels and novelettes.