You probably don’t know much about Charles Portis, but you should. Portis has been called “everybody’s favorite least-known novelist” because over the years he’s flown so inexplicably under the radar. Yes, he wrote the best-selling western True Grit, but there’s a lot more than that to love about this humble author from Arkansas.
Brush up on these 6 little-known Portis facts and impress your literary hipster friends.
by Shannon Loys
The world premiere stage adaptation of The Dog of the South opens at Book-It February 14.
Tickets are only $25 and are on sale now.