Ruth Pennebaker

  • Wendy Davis

    Pennebaker: Wendy Davis Needs to Take Back Her Story

    Wendy Davis still has a powerful, inspiring life story—and I’d love to see her reclaim it loud and clear, without apology. She needs to wrench it back, in fact, and let the other side know it can’t tell her story for her… so get the hell out of her way. Full Story

  • Wendy Davis

    Pennebaker: Wendy Davis Needs to Take Back Her Story

    Wendy Davis still has a powerful, inspiring life story—and I’d love to see her reclaim it loud and clear, without apology. She needs to wrench it back, in fact, and let the other side know it can’t tell her story for her… so get the hell out of her way. Full Story

  • Unearthing Aurora

    Lost Books of Texas “Terms of Endearment is a book?” a well-read friend asked recently. “I didn’t know that. I thought it was just […] Full Story

  • If the Revolution is Over, Does That Mean We Won?

    People of a certain age are always talking, sadly and nostalgically, about the bright, unfulfilled dreams of their youth. I’m of a certain age […] Full Story

  • Lost in the Reads

    You get rid of … your books?” one of my younger friends asked. She looked aghast—as if I’d just announced that I ate my […] Full Story

  • The Big O

    Second in a series on recession-era Texas. ODESSA-Oh, sure. You can laugh about this flat, dry part of the world, where the streets are […] Full Story