Jan Morris

Articles by Jan Morris

No-Man’s-Land

Jun 30, 1986 By Jan Morris

To Texan’s, it’s the border. To Mexicans, it’s la frontera. It’s a hot, dazzling world where cultures clash and you’re never sure just where you stand.

Going Whole Hog

May 31, 1985 By Jan Morris and greggeasterbrook

Larry McMurtry’s grand epic, Lonesome Dove, opens with blue snake-eating pigs and goes on to describe unflinchingly the settlement of the American West. Mark Singer’s Funny Money examines the biggest bank failure in U.S. history.

City of Destiny

Sep 30, 1981 By Jan Morris

An antinuclear neutralist, animal liberationist, Welsh nationalist, aspirant anarchist - and consummate travel writer - spends five full days in Houston, Texas.