people we'll miss

People We’ll Miss 2016

Dec 29, 2016 By Leif Reigstad

From Guy Clark to the last known 9/11 search-and-rescue dog, we lost a lot of great Texans this year. Here are the people we'll miss.

John Graves: An Appreciation

Aug 1, 2013 By William Broyles

We first published John Graves in Texas Monthly in 1974. It was a selection from Hardscrabble, his book about his life on the place he and his wife Jane and his daughters Sally and Helen carved out of, and into, the limestone and scrub brush of the Upper Brazos country.

In Search of Van Cliburn

Feb 28, 2013 By Texas Monthly and Prudence Mackintosh

He was a world-renowned piano prodigy whose romanticism and technical virtuosity inspired thousands and famously helped thaw the Cold War. But as a visit to his hometown of Kilgore made clear to me, Van Cliburn was also a Texan, a Southerner, a Baptist, a patriot, and a man who loved black-eyed peas as much as I do.