Rick Bass

Stories

Not Those Fort Worth Basses

Writer Rick Bass’s ornery, individualistic family has spent a generation explaining exactly who they are not.

Wild at Heart

My mother trained me to be a naturalist in our suburban backyard, one bird call at a time.

Fish Story

One more trip—would it be the last?—to Toledo Bend Reservoir with my dad.

Excerpt: Nashville Chrome

A new novel.

Stuck Truck

The mud was deep and wet and cold and there was nothing to do but dig. And dig. And dig.

Eat, Prey, Love

For decades, a treasured plot of Hill Country land meant one thing to the men in my family: a chance to kill lots of deer. Today, it means something different.