From correcting the record on racism and Texas history, to queer love on the border, to the #MeToo movement in federal courts, we rounded up some of our favorite books this year.
Deep in a mountainous landscape, West Texas-born musician W. Chase Peeler stumbles upon a gold mine of music makers who prefer life off the grid.
Char Miller’s 'West Side Rising’ delves into the man-made side of the 1921 flood.
A 34-year-old old book set for re-release unearths a painful past with poignant provocation.
“The West Texas Power Plant that Saved the World” makes a thoughtful but tedious case that we can harness capitalism to stem climate change.
At its best, “The Shimmering Is All There Is” invites readers to partake in a deep communion with the natural world.
A new book from UT Austin research professor Raj Patel and UC San Francisco physician Rupa Marya argues that our bodies, our society, and our planet are inflamed.
Logen Cure’s poetry collection is an ode to the West Texas town.
Juan Palomo offers thoughtful, compelling language to tell the story of his migrant family in his debut book of poetry.
Three Texan authors build on a long tradition of dissent from patriotic accounts of Texas history in a new book on the racism baked into our story of the Alamo.