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Health |
November 23, 2016

Out of Africa

Winning the MacArthur “genius grant” was a career highlight for Rice professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum. But it was a visit to Malawi that changed her life.

Art |
September 21, 2016

The Checklist

What to read, listen to, watch, and look at this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.

Lead |
September 21, 2016

Trash Talk

The scion of one of Laredo’s first families wants to build a mammoth landfill on his ranch. But the opposition is fierce and vocal—and backed by none other than his uncle and his cousin.

Books |
September 15, 2016

True Western

Paulette Jiles wasn't born in Texas, but she started writing novels set here as fast as she could.

Art |
August 24, 2016

Dream Life

The incandescent unreality of Rocky Schenck is on display in the photographer's second collection.

Books |
August 24, 2016

Empire of the Perfect Pass

Quanah Parker, Stonewall Jackson . . . and Hal Mumme?! Why S.C. Gwynne took a break from historical epics to tell the story of the Texas coach who changed football.

Energy |
July 20, 2016

Electric Mayhem

Every month, the customers of the state’s smallest energy transmission utility open their bills—and can’t believe what they see.