Tag Archives: University of Texas Press
No Way but to Fight follows the boxer from a rough childhood in Houston to international sports stardom, peddling grills, and preaching.
In the moments after he lost to Jimmy Young in 1977, George Foreman vomited. His sweating body shook uncontrollably. In the dressing room, Foreman climbed a tab...Read More
Stephen Harrigan forgoes a sweeping narrative and instead opts for finely etched anecdotes to explain the state’s epic history.
Alaska leads in area, California in population, but Texas surpasses all other states in swagger, strut, and self-regard. This (partly) explains why the catalo...Read More
Rodrigo Rey Rosa’s novel has plenty of intrigue, but bumps up against the limits of the autofiction genre.
An explosion in an army depot storing weapons leftover from a brutal civil war unearths a vast archive of secret police documents, whose discovery threatens to ...Read More
In 'The Jemima Code,' Toni Tipton-Martin introduces readers to the African-American women who created Southern cooking.
In The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks, Tipton-Martin describes Southern cooking as a fusion of African, European and Caribbean cooking...Read More
Wildlife habitats: surprisingly close to home.
Texas Lizards: A Field Guide, Troy and Toby Hibbitts’ superlative new book, is an excellent manual for that wilderness. Covering 51 species of lizard...Read More