Longreads

The Making of The Little Red Book

Apr 10, 2016 By Kevin Robbins

An excerpt from Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf by Kevin Robbins reveals how one of golf's greatest minds came to share his knowledge with the world.

Murders in the Night

Apr 4, 2016 By Skip Hollandsworth

An exclusive excerpt from The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer reveals a forgotten time in Austin history, when a series of brutal, unsolved slayings terrified officials and left them wondering if a madman was on the loose.

The City of the Eternal Boom

Feb 24, 2016 By Michael Hall

A hipster paradise, a high-tech nirvana, a festival wonderland. Today Austin barely resembles the sleepy college town I moved to in the seventies. How it changed is the story of a lifetime.

Gender Bender

Feb 24, 2016 By Francesca Mari

Colt Keo-Meier is Texas’s preeminent researcher on transgender issues. But for him, it’s not just about the science. It’s personal.

To Tell the Truth

Jan 31, 2016 By Lauren Caruba

Michael McManus was one of thousands of men and women who embellish their military service. But his story casts a different light on stolen valor.