All The Land To Hold UsA strange and powerful landscape summons strange and powerful happenings

Rick Bass brings a lyrical lushness to the harsh backdrop of West Texas in his masterfully crafted fourth novel. All the Land to Hold Us is a sweeping tale of those who live on the desert’s edge, where riches—precious artifacts, oil, water, love—can all be found and lost again in an instant.

A delightfully prolific author of fiction in various forms, and non-fiction, set everywhere from Montana's Yaak Valley to Texas oilfields to Namibia, Rick Bass makes this welcome return this evening to read from his new novel (his fourth), All the Land to Hold Us (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). "All that distinguishes Bass as a superb fiction writer of rare knowledge, unique sensibility, and profound imagination is present in this incandescent desert saga ... Writing with rhapsodic intensity and cosmic attunement, Bass magnificently portrays an elemental place cherished by indomitable individuals seeking the sustaining essence of life. Bass is a major writer with a growing readership, and this force-of-nature Texas novel will be strongly promoted and widely covered." - Booklist.

Dallas Morning News, 8/16/13
Seattle Times, 8/16/13
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Upcoming Events 2016

Saturday - March 19, 2016 - Marin County
Call of the Forest: Water, Climate & Spirit
9:00 am - 9:00 pm Pacific Time
Dance Palace Community Center
503 B St.
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Monday - March 28, 2016 - Austin
Reading and Signing
Book People
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Tuesday - March 29, 2016 - Houston
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Brazos Bookstore
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Friday - April 01, 2016 - Seattle
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Sunday - April 03, 2016 - Portland
Reading and Signing
Powell's Books, Inc.
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Tuesday - April 12, 2016 - Williamsport
Penn College
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Williamsport, PA 17701


Wednesday - May 25, 2016 - Livingston, Montana

Elk River Books' 5th Anniversary
120 Main St.
Livingston, MT 59047



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