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A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…A new book, Radio Psychics , by Georgetown-based author John Benedict Buescher, who is also co-director of the International Association…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…author of the new book A Gui d e to the Historic Architecture of Glen Rose, Texas, with photographs by…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

…industry has played out a small-scale version of America’s larger culture wars. The book uses the career trajectories of Texas…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…narrative. My new book, Last Gangster in Austin: Frank Smith, Ronnie Earle, and the End of a Junkyard Mafia, out…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

…Jody Hadlock breezes into a busy coffee shop to talk about her new book, The Lives of Diamond Bessie, a…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…and Jean Callary wrote in the 2020 book Texas Place Names. “They have a reason and a purpose.” The names…

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

from the Book Trade” on the shop’s Facebook page and, of course, no bookmarks. Alice Barber no doubt would approve….

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…of them strangers,” Lomax points out. Now, with an Aug. 18 booking at Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, as…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…before because we didn’t have the capacity,” McGroarty says. “Now we book 289 bands a year.” Musicians including Gary P….

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

book coming out in June, Gutierrez’s story from last year’s Cowboy Issue, “The Original Cowboys,” will be published in the…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…at the bookstore. It’s how I came to know Texas, through a sheet of tears. I’m very familiar with loss….

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…the Hill Country was came mostly from Hondo, My Father [a book about folklorist Hondo Crouch, Luckenbach’s founder] and from…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…a pen full of Nigerian dwarf goats that are a big hit with visitors. You can book a $15 goat…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

book titled A Mile Above Texas—capture the vermilion ribbon of the Red River, the snaky Sabine cutting a border with…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…San Jacinto has hung in the House of Representatives since 1933. Visitors hoping to see it can book a tour…

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