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Clark’s acoustic, finger-picked Southwestern-flavored songs were too countrified for folk and too folky for country — and the Nashville hit factory never knew what the hell to do with him.
Honky-tonk musician Guy Clark defies categorization, argues a compelling new biography....Read More
In her first book, Jessica Luther challenges the college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence.
Luther challenges the billion-dollar college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence....Read More
In his first book, the governor hews to a familiar theme — fantasies of a constitutional makeover writ by him.
The Texas governor's book is part political tract, part memoir, and laden with copious metaphors about government and the injury that left Abbott paralyzed....Read More
Austin writer Amy Gentry's novel blends feminism and mystery, drawing on Gentry's experience working in a women's shelter.
Austin writer Amy Gentry's new novel blends feminism with mystery, drawing on Gentry's experience working in a women's shelter. ...Read More
The Incantations of Daniel Johnston, a graphic novel released in July, narrates the creative, chaotic life of an artist and musician with bipolar disorde...Read More
Lisa Sandlin's debut mystery skitters over murder, rape and redemption.
It’s 1973 in Lisa Sandlin’s debut novel, The Do-Right: Watergate is ramping up to its first court date; Hank Aaron is within spitting distance of Babe...Read More
Raised to be a wife, Debra Monroe remembers her fits-and-starts journey from Wisconsin to San Marcos, a world away from her family's expectations.
Debra Monroe claims not to be a trailblazer, but I’m willing to bet this paycheck that no one else has beaten a path from Spooner, Wisconsin to San Marcos...Read More
David Gaines explores the multi-generational magnetism of Bob Dylan, America’s voice for social unrest.
In David Gaines’ faculty office at Southwestern University in Georgetown, there are more and larger pictures of Bob Dylan than of Gaines’ wife and children....Read More