A Canada man has a few questions about the Austin establishment immortalized in a Guy Clark song.
Eight days in a rental car with Larry L. King, the crotchety West Texan who has written some of the greatest magazine stories of all time, would be enough to drive anyone crazy. Except his biggest fan.
Bud Shrake’s letters to friends back in Texas during his years in New York show the late novelist in all his ribald, freewheeling glory. And never more alive.
Their film festivals are one of the state’s feature presentations.
It would be wrong to say that Bud Shrake has finished writing one third of a new novel; it’s actually an old novel, one he has been writing off and on for the past fifteen years. “It’s about love, violence, sex, and murder,” the 65-year-old Austinite explains, and is set…
How 89-year-old Harvey Penick turned life’s lessons into a best-selling book—and followed it up with another master stroke.