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The Lone Star State Teems with Snakes, Lizards and Toads in ‘Herping Texas’

by | Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 8:28 CST
Michael Smith and Clint King's entertaining and rambling book recounts years of cold-blooded adventuring.
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The Rising Storm

A new book on climate and migration predicts a future of "guards, guns and gates" unless we act soon.

In Todd Miller’s prescient new book, Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security, the Tucson journalist and author travels the glo...Read More

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At Home in the In-Between

In 'All the Agents and Saints,' Stephanie Elizondo Griest doesn't just describe her country's in-between zones. She inhabits them.

There’s an almost throwaway bit of scene-setting late in All the Agents and Saints, just a few pages from the book’s end, that explains a lot about its writ...Read More

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Catching Up with Janis

Her brand of blues presaged 21st century sexual politics.

Joplin remains important now, 45 years after her death, through a combination of that indelible voice and her zeitgeisty identification with the exuberant spiri...Read More

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Returning Southern Cuisine to the Women Who Created It

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

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