The Book Report
Clark’s acoustic, finger-picked Southwestern-flavored songs were too countrified for folk and too folky for country — and the Nashville hit factory never knew what the hell to do with him.
Honky-tonk musician Guy Clark defies categorization, argues a compelling new biography....Read More
In her first book, Jessica Luther challenges the college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence.
Luther challenges the billion-dollar college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence....Read More
In his first book, the governor hews to a familiar theme — fantasies of a constitutional makeover writ by him.
The Texas governor's book is part political tract, part memoir, and laden with copious metaphors about government and the injury that left Abbott paralyzed....Read More
'Trespassing Across America' grapples with the damage inflicted on the planet by tar sands oil.
In 'Trespassing Across America,' Ken Ilgunas sets out to discover what Keystone XL backers really believe. He walks a long way, but never quite gets there....Read More
The black community affected by Texas’ first serial killer is filtered through a white lens in 'The Midnight Assassin.'
One of Texas' best crime writers tackles a 100-year-old murder mystery in a book with urgent implications for modern policing, race and power....Read More
Salvadoran journalist Óscar Martínez’s harrowing new book is a plea for comprehension of the terror that drives people from Central America to the U.S....Read More
The ordinary particulars of being a person figure into LaSalle's new collection of essays, which bucks the obnoxious disembodied quality that sometimes afflicts travel writing.
The ordinary particulars of being a person — aging, taxes, bills, sunburn and thirst — all figure into the essays, ensuring that they buck the obnoxious dis...Read More