The $50,000 Hiett Prize Goes To Political Philosophy Professor On Race
It’s an award for a promising author in the humanities, and Christopher Lebron wrote the book, ‘The Making of Black Lives Matter.’
Austin Central Library Named Finalist for Public Library of the Year
The Central Library is one of five finalists out of 35 libraries nominated from around the world.
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The Shape of Droughts to Come
A new book asks if Texans, long accustomed to harrowing dry spells, are ready for the harrowing dry spells in our future.
Author and Journalist Julia Heaberlin on Her Latest Thriller
Plus, host Andy Langer checks in with the Longhorns’ Omaha-bound first baseman, who made national news of his own back in April.
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From Homeless to Congress: An Excerpt From ‘The Grand Duke From Boys Ranch’ by Bill Sarpalius
In the first chapter of his memoir, ‘The Grand Duke From Boys Ranch,’ Bill Sarpalius describes the first few days after he arrived at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch.
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The Americanization of Alfredo Corchado
By telling his own story, the widely admired Dallas Morning News reporter reveals how Mexican Americans have changed the United States—and how the United States has changed Mexican Americans.
Bill Malone on Fifty Years of ‘Country Music USA’
Fifty years after it was first published, Bill C. Malone’s ‘Country Music USA’ remains the most comprehensive look at the genre.
‘Lost, Texas’ Offers a Glimpse of Fading Small Towns
Texans are no strangers to long drives. Whether cruising from Mission to South Padre Island to spot great kiskadees, from Turkey to Lubbock while blasting Waylon Jennings, or catching the remote vistas from Marfa to Chinati Hot Springs, Texans often get …
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