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.
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…
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.'…
On a doubleheader podcast, Andy Langer speaks with a pair of guests who refuse to settle for the status quo.
Ben Reiter’s new book offers a comprehensive account of how the Astros became the next American baseball dynasty.
In this exclusive excerpt from 'Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart,' world-renowned Houston surgeon Bud Frazier races to help an ailing patient by implanting a revolutionary device that may one day save millions of lives.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer speaks with author Bill Kilday about the evolution of mapping technology.
The Central Library is one of five finalists out of 35 libraries nominated from around the world.
Plus, host Andy Langer checks in with the Longhorns’ Omaha-bound first baseman, who made national news of his own back in April.
In the first chapter of his memoir, 'The Grand Duke From Boys Ranch,' Bill Sarpalius describes the first few days after he arrived at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.
Texans are no strangers to long drives. Whether cruising from Mission to South Padre Island to spot great kiskadees, from Turkey to Lubbock while blasting Waylon Jennings, or catching the remote vistas from Marfa to Chinati Hot Springs, Texans often get to…
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks problem-solving, happiness, and Texas’s unique role in the tech world with the uber-influential investor, podcaster, and motivator Tim Ferriss.
"I’m serving my community by telling our stories. That’s the role of every writer: to serve their community, whatever it is. If you don’t write it down, it’s like it never happened. We’re not in history as women if we don’t write it down."…
Brantley Hargrove Chronicles the Life of Extraordinary Storm Chaser in ‘The Man Who Caught the Storm’
The book tells the triumphant and tragic story of Tim Samaras.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks collusion with conspiracy expert Ryan Holiday. Plus, a conversation with Alejandro Rose-Garcia on the arrival of Shakey Graves 2.0.
The film debuts at the Dallas International Film Festival this weekend.
The new book tells the story of how a team and a city came together in victory after Hurricane Harvey.
The Pulitzer winner on his new book about Texas’s history, culture, and politics.
To make the illustrations for Lawrence Wright’s new book, California-based David Danz had to get to know the Lone Star state.
On our latest ‘National Podcast of Texas,’ the writer talks about the ‘Hap and Leonard’ series, East Texas, and his greatest fear. Plus, Jessica Dupuy on Texas wines.
We talked to William Middleton about his double biography of Dominique and John de Menil, which has been over a decade in the making.
The author of the just-out ’The Which Way Tree’ discusses her favorite Texas novel.
It’s been almost thirty years since Larry McMurtry asked the barbed question, “Why are there still cows to be milked and chickens to be fed in every other Texas book that comes along?” Texas literature has since embraced other, more cosmopolitan concerns, and yet the western is still popular,…
The Best Thing in Texas: Shea Serrano Fans Are Sending a Whole Bunch of Copies of His Basketball Book to Soldiers Deployed Overseas
The generous spirit of the Houston-based writer—and his online army of fans—continues to impress.
The ten-part miniseries dramatizes the road to 9/11 with Jeff Daniels, Peter Sarsgaard, and Alec Baldwin.
From investigative nonfiction to funny memoirs to moving novels, here are the books Texas authors loved this year.
The celebrated Plano novelist on how the Columbine massacre and growing up in ”The Suicide Capital of America” influenced his new book, 'Oliver Loving.'…
This exclusive excerpt from Diana Finlay Hendricks's new biography, 'Delbert McClinton: One of the Fortunate Few,' revisits the birth of progressive country and Austin's blues scene.
How an out-of-print Texas anthology revealed what is maybe the wisest Black Friday tip I've ever heard.
In his new book, What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism, the former CBS Evening News anchor decries our descent into tribalism.