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Literature

Cotton Tale

Apr 30, 1999 By Don Graham

Long before Lonesome Dove and other cattle-culture classics defined Texas for the world, Hold Autumn in Your Hand—a novel that wasn’t about cowboys or Longhorns—won critical acclaim. With good reason.

Pup Culture

Sep 30, 1997 By Spike Gillespie

Thanks to his penchant for classic literature, Wishbone is the new top dog in kids’ entertainment.

Mercy!

Dec 1, 1996 By Mimi Swartz

The latest star pupil of the so-called Houston school.

Basking in It

Aug 31, 1995 By Jan Reid

If the literary novel is dead, then why is Baskerville Publishers in Dallas flourishing?