A searingly feminist 1925 memoir of life in small-town Texas rises from the dustbin of patriarchy.
To me, Garth Ennis's ‘Preacher’ is about growing past juvenile, self-destructive notions of masculinity.
The former San Antonian started writing the story that became ‘Martita, I Remember You’ thirty years ago.
A new book explores the recent work and landscape-driven philosophy of the esteemed San Antonio architecture firm.
The owner of Austin’s Dai Due has crafted a thorough, beautifully photographed new guide to hunting, preparing, and cooking wild hog.
First published in 1987, ‘The Accommodation’ still resonates today.
Part historical text, part recipe book, ‘Lost Restaurants’ memorializes the self-made entrepreneurs who uplifted the island during its years of segregation.
Plus: Some yummy Mexican pastries in Austin and an early collection of Sandra Cisneros poetry.
Nico Martini's tome is part industry profile, part tasting notebook, and 100 percent—or 200-proof—Texas whiskey boosterism.
One hundred years ago this month, a natural disaster devastated the city's poorest neighborhoods—and then transformed its politics.
Kathryn Paige Harden’s new book says social scientists must acknowledge how DNA shapes our lives. Critics call that dangerous.
Though uneven and at times lacking in self-awareness, Abraham Quintanilla’s book sheds light on the extreme approach he took to protect his daughter’s legacy.
A conversation with the author of the moving and assured ‘God Spare the Girls.’
Stacey Swann's ‘Olympus, Texas’ is the read of the summer. Plus: a so-bad-it's-good reality show and Megan Thee Stallion on ‘Legendary.’
Austin author Nathan Harris dazzles in his first novel, which explores racial violence, family, and identity.
Video: The University of Houston professor walks us through his process and his award-winning poem "Carbonate of Copper."
Lyndon B. Johnson rehearsed his speech in the bathroom, the new fountain doused the guests, and the booze flowed freely.
The Fort Worth author’s new book follows a gay teen’s bid for prom queen in a fictional West Texas town.
In her new book ‘On Juneteenth,’ the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian takes on the Texas holiday that has gone national.
May Cobb’s second novel explores how the members of a women-only shooting club love, betray, and protect one another.
The Texas Rangers Tried (and Failed) to Capture Pancho Villa. The Conflict Still Shapes the Texas-Mexico Border Today.
Jeff Guinn’s ‘War on the Border’ punctures the myth of the Rangers as frontier heroes.
The San Antonio–raised author’s new novel, ‘Yolk,’ is about learning to be gentle with yourself—something Choi herself is still working on.
In ‘The Sports Revolution,’ Frank Guridy revisits the 1960s and ’70s, when Black, Latino, and female athletes pushed for change.
After 21 years in Waco, the coach who led Baylor to three NCAA titles is headed to her home state of Louisiana to take over at LSU.
‘Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen’ offers a glimpse at the author’s life in Archer City. Plus: a boxed wine club and food pop-ups in Houston and Austin.
But twelve months of renovations and a few burst water pipes later, our dream came true.
He confessed after someone spotted him in surveillance footage.
His new book traces the evolution of caracaras—a strange and beautiful type of falcon.
In her best-selling memoirs, her eclectic, taxidermy-filled San Antonio bookstore, and her unvarnished tweets, the author makes light of her darkest times—and helps her readers make light of theirs.
In her funny, vulnerable essay collection ‘Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing,’ Hough takes on the cult she grew up in, coming to terms with being a closeted lesbian, and her complex relationship with her home state.
S. Kirk Walsh used her time with the animals and their caretakers for her new book, ‘The Elephant of Belfast.’
Growing up in a community not even big enough for a post office, I lost myself in the stories of the warrior who launched the sword and sorcery genre. It would be years before I learned that his creator had also been raised in small-town Texas.
This exclusive excerpt from a new biography of the late first lady chronicles an emotionally fraught experience in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination.
Award-winning food writer Adrian Miller highlights their contributions in ‘Black Smoke.’
Plus: a coming-of-age novel set in El Paso and new music from Post Malone and Black Pumas.
He wanted to become a serious literary novelist, like Faulkner or Hemingway. Fortunately for millions of Hank the Cowdog fans, he failed.
Houston-raised actor and stand-up star Catherine Cohen confronts anxiety and narcissism in a self-deprecating collection of poems.
Walter Prescott Webb’s previously unpublished memoir recounts the experiences that shaped his best-known—and most controversial—works.
In one of the year's best memoirs, truth is often stranger than fiction.
He helped make the city the literary powerhouse it is today.