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Charles Rappleye

Charles Rappleye is a writer and editor working in Los Angeles. His book Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution (Simon & Schuster, 2006) was named the best book of 2006 by the American Revolution Round Table. He is the co-founder, along with his wife Tulsa Kinney, of the art magazine Artillery.


Mexico, America, and the Continental Divide

 I’m sitting at the bar in a Depression-era saloon on a slightly seedy commercial strip in Pomona, California. The town is bathed in the harsh glare of an autumn sun, but in here it’s dim and cool, the light muted by heavy curtains and brick wal [...]