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Q&A: A New Novel Tells the Story of Hurricane Ike

Texas is vast, diverse, and complicated. It can be nearly impossible to describe to people who don’t live here, who didn’t grow up in and around the nuances...

 
 

New Year, New Reads From the Longhorn Universe

THE ROAD TO TEXAS   Incredible Twists and Improbable Turns Along the Longhorns Recruiting Trail   BY MIKE ROACH    The...

 
 

Q&A: Journalism Professor Kate Dawson Is Truly a True Crime Historian

If you haven’t heard Kate Winkler Dawson’s voice before, you probably will soon. Maybe you listened to the audiobook version of her most recent book,...

 
 

Holiday Reads From the Longhorn Universe

AT THE TABLE WITH LBJ AND LADY BIRD   History, Humor, and True Texas Recipes   BY JEAN E. SCHULER, BFA ’82   After years of...

 
 

A Wilder World

Author Millie Kerr has had a love for nature and wildlife since she was a child spending time on her grandparents’ ranch, a home to scimitar-horned oryx,...

 
 

Discover New Fall Reads From the Longhorn Universe

BORN TO SHINE  Do Good, Find Your Joy, and Build a Life You Love  by Kendra Scott  A familiar name in Austin and in jewelry stores around...

 
 

A New Book Unpacks the Meaning of the Misplaced Objects We Miss the Most

Author Rob Walker. In an essay about ruining the magic of a long-lost childhood toy by attempting to replace it as an adult, Alex Balk posits that lost things...

 
 

Discover These New Reads From the Longhorn Universe

FORAGING TEXAS   Finding, Identifying, And Preparing Edible Wild Foods In Texas   By Eric M. Knight, BS ’10, Life Member, and Stacy...

 
 

Discover New Summer Reads From the Longhorn Universe

MY SUMMER DARLINGS   By May Cobb, BA ’96  Cobb swept up readers with 2021’s sensational The Hunting Wives, which told the twisted story...

 
 

Writer Sindya Bhanoo Explores the Lives of Ordinary Women in New Short Story Collection

Sindya Bhanoo wants you to pay attention to the mundane, ordinary moments in life. It’s one of the center themes of her collection of short stories, Seeking...

 
 
 
 
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