The 2017 Big Read selection is True Grit by Charles Portis.
Learn more about the book, the author, and the issues explored in the novel with this collection of links:
- Old West Stories: True Grit
- The Real Story: True Grit (Smithsonian Channel)
- Roger Ebert's Review (1969 film)
- Roger Ebert's Review (2010 film)
- Story Notes for True Grit (1969)
- TRUE GRIT: A Comparison
- 'True Grit': John Wayne vs. Jeff Bridges -- which one has more true grit?
- True Masterpiece
Themes & Issues
- The Best Novels About Revenge
- Themes in True Grit
- The True Grit Behind Old West Symbolism
- True Grit: Exploring The Branding Of The American Western
- The Truth Behind True Grit