Stephen Harrigan

Stephen Harrigan is the author of nine books, including the award-winning novels The Gates of the Alamo and Remember Ben Clayton. His most recent book is the forthcoming The Eye of the Mammoth, a career-spanning collection of his essays, many of which were written for Texas Monthly. He is also a screenwriter who has written many movies for television. 

Stories

The Baby Factory

At Houston’s Jefferson Davis Hospital, the wonders of modern medicine collide with the raw realities of birth, poverty, neglect and hope.

The Baby Factory

At Houston’s Jefferson Davis Hospital, the wonders of modern medicine collide with the raw realities of birth, poverty, neglect and hope.

Memoir of the Soil

A.C. Greene’s singular, exquisite vision of West Texas; a thriller that’s better than it should be; and a historical novel with too much history.

Memoir of the Soil

A.C. Greene’s singular, exquisite vision of West Texas; a thriller that’s better than it should be; and a historical novel with too much history.

The Right Wings

In his new book Tom Wolfe poses this question: were the Mercury astronauts men or monkeys? Thomas Thompson changes his journalistic setting from Houston to the far East to produce a book about an astonishing criminal.

Say, Have You Heard the One About Cactus Pryor?

Don’t look now, but the rather odd gentleman with the suspicious accent and outlandish military getup may not be exactly what he seems.

Say, Have You Heard the One About Cactus Pryor?

Don’t look now, but the rather odd gentleman with the suspicious accent and outlandish military getup may not be exactly what he seems.

Speed Freak

A MacDonald’s is a Macdonald’s is a MacDonald’s. That’s what we love about fast food.

Speed Freak

A MacDonald’s is a Macdonald’s is a MacDonald’s. That’s what we love about fast food.

A New Old West

Two novels with novel views of frontier days. And, Howard Hughes revisited by two reporters who leave no stone of his rocky history unturned.

A New Old West

Two novels with novel views of frontier days. And, Howard Hughes revisited by two reporters who leave no stone of his rocky history unturned.

A Tale of Two Coasts

The best thing about a trip to Florida is coming back to Padre Island.

In Search of La Salle

The riddle of the French explorer lies buried beneath the Gulf of Mexico, but what is it, where is it, and why, oh why, are we looking for it?

It’s a Small World

Don’t laugh at a model railroader or call his little train a toy.

It’s a Small World

Don’t laugh at a model railroader or call his little train a toy.

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