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Good Reads: 4 New Books from the Longhorn Universe to Read This November

Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldy Advice for Everyday Troubles By Taisia Kitaiskaia, MFA ’15 For years, Kitaiskaia ran an advice column for The Hairpin titled “Ask...

 
 

Author Kate Dawson on Her Debut Book ‘Death in the Air’

Journalism professor Kate Dawson’s debut book tells the true story of how 12,000 people in post-World War II London died one winter. In 1952 London, two killers...

 
 

5 New Books to Read in September From the Longhorn Universe

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives edited by Holly Gleason Chock-full of essays written by and about female country artists,...

 
 

July|August 2017 Good Reads

Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir by Eddie Wilson, with Jesse Sublett The year was 1975 when Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson created Armadillo World Headquarters...

 
 

A Wise Man Once Said

In a new book, Chancellor McRaven expands on life lessons from his famous commencement speech. The first piece of advice Admiral William H. McRaven, BJ ’77, Life...

 
 

May|June 2017 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe   Rewrite Man: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren by Alison Macor, MA ’91, PhD ’00 Rewrite...

 
 

The Sage

David Courtney, BA ’93, on being The Texanist Since 1973, Texas Monthly has been an authority on all things Texan. But in 2007, the magazine went one step further...

 
 

Birdman

America’s foremost bird watcher Victor Emanuel, BA ’62, recalls when his love of wildlife first took flight. Few lands have gone unseen by Victor Emanuel. Though...

 
 

March|April 2017 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department  by Carol Dawson, BA ’75, and Roger Allen Polson,...

 
 

On the Taco Trail: Two Self-Proclaimed Taco Journalists Document the Best of the Best in Texas

Seven thousand miles, 10 Texas cities, 500 tacos, and two friends—that’s what it took to create Jarod Neece and Armando Rayo’s book, The Tacos of Texas. The...

 
 
 
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