Ian Frazier

Ian Frazier is an American writer and humorist known for his work in The New Yorker and his books such as 'Great Plains' and 'On the Rez'. He often writes about American history and culture, blending humor with insightful commentary.


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  1. 1. Great Plains

    "Great Plains" is a travelogue that takes readers on a journey through the vast expanse of the American Great Plains, exploring its history, geography, and culture. The author travels from North Dakota to Texas, delving into the history of Native Americans, pioneers, and outlaws. The book provides a detailed account of the region, its people, and its significance in shaping the American West, offering a vivid portrait of the landscape and its influence on the country's identity.

    The 2224th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Travels In Siberia

    The book is a captivating travelogue that chronicles the author's extensive journeys through the vast and enigmatic region of Siberia. Blending historical insights, personal anecdotes, and vivid descriptions, the narrative delves into the diverse landscapes, cultures, and people encountered along the way. The author reflects on Siberia's complex past, from its role in Russian history to its notorious gulags, while also highlighting the natural beauty and resilience of its inhabitants. Through humor and keen observation, the book offers a profound and engaging exploration of a land often shrouded in mystery.

    The 9115th Greatest Book of All Time