Archive for: UT Press


Last Dance at the ‘Dillo

As the final notes of “Goodnight, Irene” rang out through the Armadillo World Headquarters, it signaled the end of an era. The farewell to the iconic music...


Novelist Sarah Bird On Her Love Letter to Texas Women

When novelist Sarah Bird arrived in Austin in 1973, she was a recent graduate from the University of New Mexico who was moving to follow her boyfriend. As time...


May | June 2015 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Homegrown: Austin Music Posters From 1967 to 1982 Edited by Alan Schaefer, with Joe Nick Patoski, ’75, and Nels...


March | April 2015 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe My Beautiful City Austin By David Heymann Waxing nostalgic about how Austin used to be has become something of an...


Building the Texas Bookshelf with Stephen Harrigan [Podcast]

Author Stephen Harrigan, BA ’70, is poised to pen the first installment of the Texas Bookshelf, an ambitious project from UT Press that aims to publish...


UT Press Announces Texas-Sized Book Series [Listen]

In his 1962 book Travels with Charley, John Steinbeck had this to say about Texas: “For all its enormous range of space, climate, and physical appearance,...



Oklahoma Boy, Texas Legend

Before he became The University of Texas’ winningest coach, Darrell K Royal was a small-town Oklahoma boy. In DKR: The Royal Scrapbook, family friend Jenna Hays McEachern...

January | February 2018
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