Patrick Timmons

  • Empirical Findings

    Empire’s Workshop, the superb new book by historian Greg Grandin, begins with a reference to one of the 20th century’s master storytellers. “The Argentine […] Full Story

  • My Ancestors’ Violence

    The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916 The First Waco Horror:The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise […] Full Story

  • Frequent Injustice

    Frequent Injustice BY PATRICK TIMMONS Executed on a Technicality: Lethal Injustice on America’s Death Row By David R. Dow Beacon Press 256 pages, $24.95 […] Full Story

  • The Art of Capital Punishment

    The Art of Capital Punishment BY PATRICK TIMMONS Premeditated: Meditations on Capital Punishment, Recent Works by Malaquias Montoya Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, January 5–30 […] Full Story

  • Back to Jasper

    In Jasper, on the night of June 6, 1998, Bill King, Shawn Berry, and Russell Brewer offered James Byrd Jr. a ride home. The […] Full Story

  • Las Americas

    The death penalty always seems to provide fodder for the myths of the living. One of the more widely circulated myths is that Mexico […] Full Story