Anne Dingus

Anne Dingus, a former senior editor for Texas Monthly was born in Pampa in 1953 and is a freelance writer living in Austin.

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Sam the Man

His wives! His lives! A bountiful birthday guide to Sam Houston, Texas’ ultimate hero.

Sam the Man

His wives! His lives! A bountiful birthday guide to Sam Houston, Texas’ ultimate hero.

Court Reporter

Renowned legal scholar and law professor Charles Alan Wright is deadly serious—about murder mysteries.

Cream of the Crops

In these nine Texas towns, produce is more than product. It’s pride.

Postage Due

Who cares if Elvis was king? It’s time for stamps honoring Lyndon, Janis, and other Texas royalty.

Vine and Dandy

What’s red and white and growing all over (as a tourist attraction)? Texas wineries.

Street Stories

How the memoir of an unknown and homeless writer brought him fame and a place to live.

Sex Shooters

Ann-Margret, get your gun: A celebration of pistol-packin’ celluloid cowgirls.

Home Movies

Hollywood on the Brazos? That’s how it seemed this year, when everyone from Clint Eastwood to Drew Barrymore set up shop in Texas.

Stitches in Time

Houstonian Betty Ring’s Girlhood Emboidery is a richly illustrated survey of centuries-old needlework.

Animal Writes

Eight indigenous authors, nine native critters: A bookish look at the wildest, woolliest creatures in Texas history.

Newgulf, R.I.P.

When Texas’ last company town disappears this month, so will a cozy way of life my family knew well.

Murder, They Wrote

Two true-crime books unravel the twisted and deadly story of Dallasite Joy Aylor.

Answer Man

Q: Who was so good at a computer network’s trivia game that he got kicked of the system? A: A Texan Bernie Schwal.

Ruffled Feathers

In Midland a disputed bird and animal refuge has the mayor and others crying fowl.

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