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In This Twisted Coming-of-Age Tale, the Monsters in the Closet Are Real

by | Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 9:50 CST
Set in a creepier version of North Texas, Shaun Hamill's debut novel is equal parts beautiful and terrifying.
implementing a Green New Deal will be outrageously expensive and enormously disruptive, but given the significantly-higher-than-cheeseburger stakes, we can’t afford not to. by

The Large Ask

Naomi Klein concedes in her new book that fighting climate change will be expensive and disruptive. She also passionately argues that it remains our most necessary battle.

Look I understand too little too late I realize there are things you say and do You can never take back But what would you be if you didn’t even try You h...Read More

Earl Campbell. by

How Earl Campbell Changed Football in Texas

In Earl Campbell: Yards After Contact, a new biography of the famed player, Asher Price writes, “Earl Campbell tried, through carrying the football, to transcend race.”

In 1977, the University of Texas’ crushing running back, Earl Campbell, racked up 1,744 yards on the football field, 1,054 of those coming after initial cont...Read More

Stevie Ray Vaughan at the Texas Flood album release show in 1983. by

‘Texas Flood’ is a Soulful Portrait of Stevie Ray Vaughan

A new biography captures Vaughan’s journey from record-obsessed Dallas kid to all-time guitar god, taking care to convey what made his music transcendent.

Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Ray Vaughan succeeds in just the way it must to reach both Vaughan’s fans and those first learning why he’s a sh...Read More

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