(Charles Portis, left, with John Wayne on the set during the filming of “True Grit” via Maud Newton, It’s Time to Give Charles Portis His Due - NYTimes.com)
We agree! Join editor Jay Jennings, Rhett Miller of the Old 97’s, Calvin Trillin, Roy Blount Jr. and—just added—Ian Frazier this Thursday at Housing Works to celebrate Escape Velocity with music, a performance of Portis’s only play, and more.
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