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Who Is Colleen Hoover, the Texas Author Taking the Romance Genre By Storm?

Who Is Colleen Hoover, the Texas Author Taking the Romance Genre By Storm?

Take a glance at any major bestseller list, and you’ll spot the ubiquitous brightly colored trade paperbacks with Colleen Hoover printed in a basic block font across the covers.

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of El Paso was many things to many people. But first and foremost, Bobby was a poet.

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

John Lomax III has been part of my music life for half a century. We were both budding music journalists for Country Music magazine back in the 1970s, and he’s one of those displaced Texans I’d see whenever I visited Nashville over the decades.

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Texas Capitol is famous for the sunset red granite that gives the building its pinkish exterior, but few know that stray capitol building blocks can still be found scattered along the old railway that brought the rock to Austin.

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

When I was gigging regularly in bands in Austin and elsewhere in the 1970s, I would daydream I was a character in a black-and-white movie, playing in nightclubs that were fronts for underworld characters, where criminal plots were hatched backstage and crime bosses conducted business over cocktails.

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Once described by a journalist as “a pint-sized whirlwind,” Waco theater manager and pianist Gussie Oscar was a force to be reckoned with.

Writers to Pay Tribute to Larry McMurtry This Weekend in Archer City

Writers to Pay Tribute to Larry McMurtry This Weekend in Archer City

Roughly six months after the passing of the Texas Tolstoy, writers and fans of Larry McMurtry will gather this Saturday in Archer City, the town that made the man who made the town famous.

Candles in Formation: It’s Beyoncé’s 40th Birthday

Candles in Formation: It’s Beyoncé’s 40th Birthday

Only once in my life have I ever wanted to be older than I was: the time I realized I had missed the chance to meet and obviously become BFFs with Beyoncé in middle school by like a grade or so.

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