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Books

Larger than Life

Willie Nelson has been my hero since I was a teenager. Throughout the 1970s, I went to about two dozen concerts, bought countless albums, and...

Love/Hate

Classic novels of homoerotic obsession — titles like Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice, and, if you want to give it...

Hullabaloo

If you’ve picked up a catalog from Texas A&M Press lately, you’ve no doubt noticed all of the battleships and generals and wars. If...

Bayou Self

If you read this debut biography of Fort Worth native Townes Van Zandt — and you need to — the author wants you to...

Rooting for Roots

What an odd book — fascinating at times yet frustrating in its lack of organization and purpose. The title, True to the Roots: Americana...

Water Marks

By his own admission, Chris Rose spent most of the last 10 years “reveling in the frivolity of the entertainment industry.” As a columnist...

Posse Prose

A baker’s dozen of Texas writers have set egos — and some might say common sense — aside to write a collaborative novel (which...

Universal Hope

As a genre, gay fiction came into its own in the late ’80s/early 1990s, but the coming-out party felt more like a wake. The...

Good Twig Bunting

Author and former major league baseball pitcher Jim Bouton once wrote that statistics are “about as interesting as first-base coaches.” He has a point....