j. frank dobie

How J. Frank Dobie Got His Groove Back

Dec 23, 2015 By Jeff Salamon

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…

Catcher in the Raw

Jan 20, 2013 By Don Graham

Forty years after its publication, Horseman, Pass By is still one of Larry McMurtry's finest novels—and as groundbreaking as J. D. Salinger's masterpiece.

Ghost Writer

Jan 20, 2013 By Gary Cartwright

It took me half my life to figure out that most of what I thought I knew about J. Frank Dobie was wrong.

Coppini the Great

Sep 30, 1984 By Stephen Harrigan

Pompeo Coppini’s heroic sculptures and European air were just what Texas’ fledgling gentry was hungry for in 1901. Since then his name has faded from memory, but his works endure.