Disemboweled zombies, gritty female crime investigators, harrowing tales of family dysfunction—today’s crop of Texas novels has something for everyone.
The author of ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ believes a critical mass of writers is pushing beyond the fairy tales of the past.
In Gabino Iglesias’s horror novel, racism, a broken health-care system, and Mexican cartels meet up with powerful brujas and disemboweled zombies.
Kimberly Garza’s coastal debut, ‘The Last Karankawas,’ draws on her childhood memories of one of the city’s lesser-known ethnic enclaves.
With her stunning debut novel, ‘Perish,’ LaToya Watkins draws on her family’s deep roots in West Texas.
In his new short story collection, the Austin writer offers a fantastical view of the Texas borderlands. Just don’t call it “magical realism.”
A conversation with Chris Cander, the author of ‘A Gracious Neighbor.’
In his latest novel and as president of the Texas Institute of Letters, the Ysleta-raised writer is pushing us to rethink the Lone Star literary canon.
Whether you’re a crime fiction addict or you’re looking for a romantic comedy, there’s a book for everyone.
A short story.
In Texas, women crime authors are finally escaping the influence of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling thriller.
A searingly feminist 1925 memoir of life in small-town Texas rises from the dustbin of patriarchy.
Eight indigenous authors, nine native critters: A bookish look at the wildest, woolliest creatures in Texas history.
For years he renounced his Texas ties. Now Larry McMurty is once again calling Archer City home.
Belonging to this literary club is a lot like becoming a Texan; you can be a newcomer for only so long.