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Books |
June 22, 2016

Mission Admonished

A new biography takes a hard look at our forty-third president’s foreign policy record, with assessments that often stand in stark contrast with Bush's own verdict on his presidency.

Entomology |
June 22, 2016

Meet the Beetle

How long it will take the dreaded emerald ash borers to fully establish themselves in Texas? And how many native ash trees will they decimate?

Sports |
June 16, 2016

The Gulf War

Texas’s commercial and recreational fishermen are fighting it out over access to a once-imperiled fish.

March 23, 2016

Recent Arrivals

Illustration by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Click to enlarge.When Governor Greg Abbott announced, in the wake of the November terrorist attacks on Paris, that Texas would not accept any new Syrian refugees, he was flouting the law of the land: the placement of refugees within the United States

Arts & Entertainment |
December 23, 2015

How J. Frank Dobie Got His Groove Back

In 1975 the estate of J. Frank Dobie (1888–1964) established an endowment that would allow the University of Texas Press to keep his books in print for decades to come. Forty years later, the arrangement is still in place, and the press annually sells thousands of copies of

Lead |
December 23, 2015

Chronic Wasting Unease

Texas wildlife officials say they’re just trying to stop the spread of a deadly infection. Deer breeders see another agenda at work.