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Writer Rick Bass Fights for 20 Grizzly Bears

The author’s new collection of essays is a Texas naturalist’s scrapbook of the Lone Star State. It’s also a deep look at the natural world.

Rick Bass wants us to appreciate the beautiful things in nature and do our best not to squander them. The 63-year-old Tex-pat has long been known as a gifted na...Read More

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Lady Bird Johnson Was About More Than Wildflowers

Using audio diary recordings, new book Hiding in Plain Sight brings the former first lady out of LBJ’s shadow.

Nearly 14 years after her death, Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Taylor Johnson’s legacy, to most who know anything about her at all, has been boiled down to...Read More

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Captivity Narrative

"News of the World" unsuccessfully tries to redeem the Western at its most harmful.

A version of this story ran in the March/April 2021 issue. More than most Westerns, News of the World is about things which no longer are. Where most entries o...Read More

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On a Dime

The rules of barrel racing, the only female-dominated rodeo sport, are simple. It’s the execution that’s hard.

On a Dime The rules of barrel racing, the only female-dominated rodeo sport, are simple. It’s the execution that’s hard. Text and photography by Henry Crave...Read More

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