Plus, Mary H.K. Choi’s novel about young adulthood in Austin, a classic Cyd Charisse film, and Liza Koshy’s YouTube series.
Our hero returns to his old stomping grounds in anticipation of the big Oprah interview.
Plus reflections on the world's largest hairball, in Garden City.
Our hero reflects on hot dogs, ‘The Odyssey,’ and a killer Replacements track.
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.
Author Adam Sternbergh tells us how a Canadian-raised Brooklynite wrote a book set in West Texas.
In this exclusive excerpt from Barefoot Dogs, a fiction debut by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, a woman fleeing terror in Mexico City finds escape in an Austin laundromat.
A new short story.
Read an excerpt from the new novel.
Forty years after its publication, Horseman, Pass By is still one of Larry McMurtry's finest novelsand as groundbreaking as J. D. Salinger's masterpiece.
In an excerpt from Sarah Bird's new novel The Gap Year, a single mom prepares to send her only daughter off to college. Guess which one is a wreck.
In this exclusive excerpt from Remember Ben Clayton, a new novel by Stephen Harrigan, a sculptor meets a lonely rancher who has lost his son and needs something to remember him by.
Chapter 1 We were parked at the curb in Leonard’s car, sitting near a busted-out streetlight. We were looking at a house about a block up. It was a dark house on a dark street next to another dark house, and beyond that was an abandoned baseball field grown up…
An exclusive excerpt from writer-at-large Oscar Casares's forthcoming first novel, Amigoland
The final chapter of “Twin Wells,” by Elmer Kelton.
Chapter Eleven of “Twin Wells,” by Stephen Graham Jones.
Chapter Ten of “Twin Wells,” by Diana López.
Chapter Nine of “Twin Wells.”
Chapter Eight of “Twin Wells,” by Jill Patterson.
The Material A cowboy hat is a beloved possession: It fans fires, it blocks the rain, it gives shade—and it lends authenticity at any honky-tonk or greased-pig contest. But it’s also an extension of one’s personality, so commissioning one takes serious thought (and serious dough: from $300 to $1,500). The…
Chapter Seven of “Twin Wells.”
Chapter Six of "Twin Wells."
Chapter Five of “Twin Wells.”
Chapter Four: Katherine’s Neck.
Chapter Three of “Twin Wells,” by David Searcy.
Chapter Two: The Mustang Room, by Dominic Smith.
Chapter One: “A Stranger Comes to Town”
How my lifelong dream of writing a novel turned into a nightmare.
In this exclusive excerpt from Stephen Harrigan’s new novel, Challenger Park, a female astronaut confronts mommy-track issues on the way to outer space.
For years he renounced his Texas ties. Now Larry McMurty is once again calling Archer City home.
A Christmas story for all you kids out there.
Dope sellers obey the law—of supply and demand.
Elmer Wayne Henley is neither safe nor sorry.