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The 12th in Caine’s Morganville Vampires series is interesting but could have been richer.

Black Dawn Fades

Rooting for Roots

Snake on a Train

Fear and Loathing of Big D

Fear and Loathing of Big D

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The hero of Buzzkill, an anonymous übermensch, derives his superpowers from drugs and alcohol.

Buzzkill: Up, Up, and Away

There have been as many takes on the superhero genre as there are members of the X-Men. The artform has been deconstructed, reconstructed, and...

Pancho and Lefty

Harold Eggers didn’t set out to know Townes Van Zandt to the core, but that’s what happened after 20 years spent crisscrossing the country...

Fort Worth in Black & White

Over the decades, Richard Selcer has focused largely on local sagas, such as the rise and fall of Hell’s Half Acre and the lives...

Personal Jesus

The Oscar-nominated 2006 film Jesus Camp may have been a documentary, but it played more like a horror movie to non-religious people and to...

Vietnam War Child

Few know that the owner of Jerrel James Salon came to America with only $20 in her pocket. With the recent publication of The...

Days of Shame

Nobody really knows why a group of white men went on a killing spree in the small East Texas town of Slocum in 1910....

Caine is Working Stiff

Earlier this year, the Weekly ran a cover story on Fort Worth-based urban fantasy novelist Rachel Caine, whose real name is Roxanne Longstreet Conrad....

Deep Barley Roots

The release of North Texas Beer is timely. As co-authors Paul Hightower and Brian Brown state in their introduction, the beer industry has grown...

Don’t Go to Hell House

Discussing religion in an entertaining way is a difficult enterprise, and doing so memorably is next to impossible. Local writers Chad Feehan and Ryan...
Dallas 1963 By Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis Twelve: Hatchett Brook Group, 2013. $28, 372 pps.

Dark Dallas

This is not a book about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In fact that event and its aftermath are detailed only in...