Willa Cather

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Top 10 musical novels | Rebecca Kauffman
Novelist Rebecca Kauffman chooses work by authors from Ann Patchett to Zadie Smith resounding with music and musicians

Rebecca Kauffman

23, Jan, 2019 @1:30 PM

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Penelope Lively picks five books about renewal
From horticulture to tsarist Russia, the novelist chooses works that represent new growth

Penelope Lively

26, Mar, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Who is the best American novelist: 7. Willa Cather v F Scott Fitzgerald

You nominated the contenders – now reader Matthew Spencer pits Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop against Fitzgerald's The Beautiful and Damned

Matthew Spencer

26, Dec, 2013 @1:00 PM

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Kate Clanchy's top 10 coming-of-age novels
From Charles Dickens to Angela Carter, these stories capture the high-mindedness, ambition and selfishness of this 'season of extremes'

Kate Clanchy

22, May, 2013 @9:52 AM

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Willa Cather's letters published in defiance of her will
Correspondence of O Pioneers! author now 'belongs to everyone' according to editor

Alison Flood

26, Mar, 2013 @1:07 PM

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Winter reads: My Ántonia by Willa Cather
A story of the hardships of a bitter winter in the American west, this is also a stirring tribute to unfreezable human spirit

Xan Brooks

08, Dec, 2011 @11:23 AM

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Belinda McKeon's top 10 farming novels
From Willa Cather to Stella Gibbons, the novelist picks out stories containing 'nurture, gestation, and manure. The works'

Belinda McKeon

12, Oct, 2011 @11:06 AM

Non-fiction: Feb 9

Ian Pindar, Judith Rice and John Dugdale on That Neutral Island | Talleyrand | Can Any Mother Help Me? | Willa Cather | Henry VIII's Last Victim

Ian Pindar, Judith Rice and John Dugdale

09, Feb, 2008 @12:11 AM

Willa Cather's fiction contains the mysteries of great writing, argues AS Byatt

Ignored by male critics and obscured by feminist readings and biographies, Willa Cather's fiction hasn't always been given the recognition it deserves. Her understated stories of the stoicism, passion and violence of frontier life contain the mysteries of great writing, argues AS Byatt.

AS Byatt

09, Dec, 2006 @11:47 PM

Robert Macfarlane on Willa Cather's prairie romance

Robert Macfarlane on why Willa Cather fell in love with the prairies.

Robert Macfarlane

16, Apr, 2005 @2:39 PM

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