Told through vignettes, 'Retablos,' a memoir by playwright Octavio Solis, depicts the myths and realities of a childhood along the border.
A new biography charts the rise and fall of the author of 'The Gay Place,' a book many regard as the Great Texas Novel.
In his forthcoming memoir, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member recalls leaving Texas for college at Stanford.
In this excerpt from ’What We Keep,’ three Texans share the stories behind their most cherished possessions.
In her groundbreaking new book, Monica Muñoz Martinez uncovers the legacy of a brutal past.
In her new book, Bethany McLean explores the unstable financial future of fracking.
Nearly thirty years after he died in relative obscurity, songwriter Blaze Foley is on the verge of newfound fame thanks to an Ethan Hawke–directed biopic. In a series of dispatches from her time on set, Sybil Rosen, widely known as Foley's muse, ponders the widening divide between the man and the legend.
When the Great Depression put Plennie Wingo’s bustling Abilene cafe out of business, he tried to find fame, fortune, and a sense of meaning the only way he knew how: by embarking on an audacious trip around the world on foot. In reverse.
In his latest book, the author doesn't pull punches with either political party.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer speaks with one of our own about 'Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart.'