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The Encyclopedic ‘Country Music USA’ Tells (Almost) the Whole Story

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Laird does a masterful job of showing how, for many performers, the whole question of authenticity has become ridiculous.
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Big Trouble in Little Cambodia

After Harvey, a small refugee community in Brazoria County needed help. Neo-Confederates and radical anti-government groups showed up.

After Harvey, a small refugee community in Brazoria County needed help. Neo-Confederates and radical anti-government groups showed up. – by Michael Hardy ...Read More

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His Pet Monsters

Trenton Doyle Hancock uses '80s kid culture and an expansive fantasy world to explore identity, racial politics and growing up fundamentalist Christian.

His Pet Monsters Trenton Doyle Hancock uses ’80s kid culture and an expansive fantasy world to explore identity, racial politics and growing up fundamenta...Read More

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10 Texas Books We Loved in 2017

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Of the hundreds of review copies that land in our mailbox every year, only a few dozen books will end up getting the Observer treatment. The criteria for review...Read More

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