The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University has recently acquired Santiago Tafolla’s hand-written memoirs, along with an assortment of related maps and photographs, which offer a rare glimpse into the Tejano experience in 19th century Texas.
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It seems like just about everyone loves Austin these days, with noobie residents arriving by the thousands each year and national media crowning it […]
Last week, University of Texas Press announced its Texas Bookshelf initiative, a five-year, 16 book effort by some of the state’s most esteemed writers to tell the Texas story. The centerpiece of the project will be a comprehensive, full-length history of the state written by Stephen Harrigan, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author and faculty member at UT’s Mitchner Center for Writers.
The furor over the Texas Legislature’s anti-abortion shenanigans has made this week all about strong Texas women—we’re looking at you, state Sen. Wendy Davis. […]