You don’t have to go to the country or the zoo to see wild animals; there are lizards in downtown buildings, gators in the creeks, and deer in the parking lots.
The cattle are dying, the grass is gone, the ranchers are selling their land. The center of Texas is in a drought that may be the worst in a hundred years.
Working alone at his home in East Texas, Fox Harris is divinely inspired to create towering, fanciful sculptures out of junk.
After extensive taste tests, our reporter concludes that the best lamb is to be found in our own back yard.
Okay, so photos of cute kids in fields of bluebonnets aren’t great art. That’s not the point at all.
Tastes in livestock are as whimsical as tastes in fashion. This year petite is in.
Turn off the AC, stop pretending you’re a reptile, welcome the whooping cranes back. It’s fall!
In Anything for Billy, Larry McMurtry trounces the Western myth; Frederick Barthelme, in Two Against One, casts a cold eye on a self-desdtructing marriage.
Dan Jenkins’ latest takes a tough-cookie journalist out of a thirties movie and puts her into a chase through Depression-era Fort Worth; Sarah Glasscock populates her fictional Alpine with a cast of real characters.
New fiction takes the reader on forays into Louisiana swamps, excursions into smoke-filled Austin honky-tonks, and down life’s highway with a lady trucker
Dave Hickey’s fine short stories are enhanced by the scarcity; Texas expatriate William Humphrey takes on the Cherokees’ Trail of Tears.
Dallas novelist C. W. Smith takes a long, hard look at a subject with a painful history.