Decades of reading about the apocalypse led to the creation of his own series of pandemic novels. Lately, he's been wishing real life didn’t track fiction so closely.
The Texas native's new memoir offers plenty to listen to.
My up and down encounters with the brilliant, beloved, and very grouchy western novelist.
A Bookstore That Closed During the Pandemic Started a Literature Hotline. Now People Are Calling in for Life Advice.
Deep Vellum Books’s help line is about literature—but also life advice, horoscopes, and tough conversations.
Plus, a debut album by Texas duo Broken Revival, the television show ’Kidding,’ and to-go margaritas.
Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ tells the tale of a pandemic she barely survived.
Plus, the cheesiest small business in Austin, a nature preserve on the outskirts of Dallas County, and a viral dance challenge.
After the Civil War, a group of politicians fought—and failed—to empower everyday Texans. But we can see their influence in the New Deal, the Great Society, Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders.
In his new cookbook, ‘Cool Beans,' the San Angelo native and Washington Post food editor explores all things legume, including a version of his mom's Texas Salad.
In an exclusive first look at his new book, journalist Joe Holley revisits the terrible morning when mayhem descended on a rural Texas church.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the coauthor of ‘A Black Women’s History of the United States’ lays out the ways black women transformed America.
On this week’s podcast, the author and LBJ School of Public Affairs professor lays out an admittedly controversial plan to redefine democracy.
On this week’s podcast, the New York Times best-selling author on how Texans cook and diet differently.
The Butthole Surfers frontman’s book is a profane, hilarious, Texas-set romp.
Thor in West Texas? Marvel Comics Phenom Donny Cates on His Secret Plan to Relocate the God of Thunder
On the National Podcast of Texas, the “Bad Boy of Comics” on his rise from comic shop manager to writing some of Marvel’s biggest titles.
Plus, the best contestant on Netflix’s reality show ’The Circle’ and Megan Thee Stallion and Normani's new collaboration.
Some of our favorite conversations from our second season, featuring Willie Nelson, Ted Cruz, and Brooklyn Decker.
The renowned author and Texas State professor’s latest work is about parenthood, but eschews the typical advice model.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the author of 'When Angels Sing' and the co-founder of the Nobelity Project on the spirit of Christmas, global philanthropy, and casting Willie Nelson as Santa Claus.
Aarón Sánchez: “You Can Instantly Judge a Mexican Restaurant on Three Things: Tortillas, Margaritas, Guacamole.”
On the National Podcast of Texas, the El Paso native and celebrity chef on the tradition and future of Mexican food, immigration, and #metoo.
The best-selling author offers a lively—but drastically incomplete—account of nineteenth-century Texas history.
The El Paso native and celebrity chef is coming home in support of his new memoir, ‘Where I Come From.’…
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the author of ‘Stillness Is the Key’ details a powerful antidote for our noisy times.
An excerpt from Texas expat Benjamin Markovits’s ’Christmas in Austin’ casts a sharp eye on his hometown.
In "Kid Food," writer Bettina Elias Siegel discusses the challenges of ensuring that today’s children are eating nutritious diets.
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In her third book, ’The Weil Conjectures,’ the Austin author revisits the equations of her youth.
The Austin author traces the history of the movie that changed his life.
The Houston sisters turned Los Angeles neighbors talk about writing, Texas, and their father’s famous potato recipe.