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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...

 
 

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 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...

 
 

Novelist Sarah Bird’s New Book Goes Back in Time to Dance Marathons and 1930s Galveston

Novelist Sarah Bird at Austin Central Library in 2018. Growing up, Sarah Bird’s fairy tales weren’t the usual classics. Instead, she was regaled with true-life...

 
 

Art, Autobiographies, and Ann Richards: Discover New Reads From the Longhorn Universe

ANOTHER WORLD   The Art of David Everett  Edited by Becky Duval Reese, Introduction by Stephen Harrigan, BA ’70, Life Member   The...

 
 

New Reads From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off 2022

It’s Not Just CookiesStories and Recipes From the Tiff’s Treats KitchenBy Tiffany Chen, BS ’01, and Leon Chen, BBA ’01, Life Members After standing...

 
 

Discover Your Inner-Texan with New Reads from the Longhorn Universe

Being TexanEssays, Recipes, and Advice for the Lone Star Way of LifeBy the editors of Texas Monthly Texas Monthly taps into its long roster of contributors...

 
 

Alice Embree, who Helped Integrate UT, Talks About a Transformational Time in U.S. History

When Alice Embree arrived on the Forty Acres in the fall of 1963, UT dorms were still segregated. President Lyndon Johnson’s daughter, Lynda Bird Johnson,...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
 
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