Does anyone outside of Texas care about Texas history? H. W. Brands hopes so, and he’s not the only one.
While some Texas-born writers had to leave home to do their best work, for John Graves the reverse was true.
Growing up in segregated Collin County, I was oblivious
to the impact of Jim Crowuntil I read John Howard
Griffin’s American classic.
To read a Patricia Highsmith novel is to suspend one’s moral judgments. She irresistibly persuades us to side with killers and other amoral characters.
What to do about those controversial statues on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
Fort Worth preacher J. Frank Norris paved the way for today’s televangelists. But he’s probably best known as the defendant in a wild 1927 murder trial.