Good Reads

 

Fantasy, Football, and Funny Women: Discover New Fall Reads

Cracking Up – Black Feminist Comedy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Century United States By Katelyn Hale Wood, MA ’09, PhD ’14  Dressed...

 
 

New Summer Reads Introduce You to Important Trailblazers

Lone Star Vistas Travel Writing on Texas, 1821-1861 by Astrid Haas   As Texas became a destination for large-scale immigration in the wake of Mexico’s...

 
 

Four Summer Reads from Longhorn Authors

With One Hand Tied Behind My Brain A Memoir of Life After Stroke by Avrel Seale, BS ’89, Life Member Seale learns that wasting time is wasting life...

 
 

David Heska Wanbli Weiden Sets a Mystery on the Reservation in ‘Winter Counts’

With his debut novel, Winter Counts, David Heska Wanbli Weiden, PhD ’07, became one of just a handful of Native American writers ever nominated for an Edgar...

 
 

Matthew McConaughey Takes Stock of His Life in New Memoir ‘Greenlights’

Last year, Matthew McConaughey packed his bags and headed to Fort Davis, Texas, where his story first begins (“That’s where I was conceived,” he explains)....

 
 

Four Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off Fall 2018

Never Lost Again by Bill Kilday, BA ’90, MPA, MBA ’94 These days avoiding traffic jams and getting from Point A to Point B is as easy as plugging in information...

 
 

UT Alumnus’ Debut Novel Takes Readers on a Texas Panhandle Adventure

Randy Kennedy, BA ’91, grew up in Plains, Texas, a small cotton-farming town in the Panhandle. It was isolated, flat, and dry. He filled his time with books,...

 
 

Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off Summer

The Austin Cookbook By Paula Forbes Whether it’s smoked turkey from La Barbecue, fried chicken from Lucy’s, or pumpkin bread from Kerbey Lane, The Austin Cookbook...

 
 

5 Books from the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off the New Year

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee In his latest book, award-winning journalist Blakeslee, MA ’96, cinematically...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
 
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