Robert Sherrill

By Robert Sherrill:


Izzy and All That Razzmatazz

by | Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 12:00 am CST

The Texas Mind

As The Texas Observer approaches its 50th anniversary, those old enough to remember its beginnings might justifiably take a moment to, not pay tribute, but simply recall the contribution to the publication of its foremost oddball: Dan Strawn. Dan died … Read More


Master, or Puppet?

LBJ as Yanker of Chains, Kisser of Butts

In this, the third portion of Robert Caro’s seemingly endless recreation of Lyndon Johnson’s life, we get a uniquely intimate lesson in how one senator can manipulate what is supposed to be our most deliberative branch of Congress. How did … Read More


Long Live Larry L. King

Larry L. King: A Writer’s Life in Letters, or, Reflections in a Bloodshot Eye. Okay, so Larry L. King, the pride of Putnam, won interplanetary fame for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and for myriad excursions into belles-lettres during … Read More