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  • Freddie%20Steinmark

    Freddie Steinmark

    Faith, Family, Football

    By Bower Yousse and Thomas J. Cryan

    Freddie Steinmark started at safety for the undefeated University of Texas Longhorns in 1969. In the thrilling “Game of the Century,” a come-from-behind victory against Arkansas that ensured Texas the national championship, Steinmark played with pain in his left leg. Two days later, X-rays revealed a bone tumor so large... + More

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    More Curious

    By Sean Wilsey

    From reviews of the hardcover edition:“More Curious begins by making you wonder what kind of book it is, exactly, and ends by reminding you that categories are nonsense when you’re enjoying something this much.”—Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad“Mr. Wilsey can write in a... + More

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    Los Lobos

    Dream in Blue

    By Chris Morris

    Los Lobos leaped into the national spotlight in 1987, when their cover of “La Bamba” became a No. 1 hit. But what looked like an overnight achievement to the band’s new fans was actually a way station in a long musical journey that began in East Los Angeles in 1973... + More

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    Standing in the Need

    Culture, Comfort, and Coming Home after Katrina

    By Katherine E. Browne

    Standing in the Need presents an intimate account of an African American family’s ordeal after Hurricane Katrina. Before the storm struck, this family of one hundred fifty members lived in the bayou communities of St. Bernard Parish just outside New Orleans. Rooted there like the wild red iris of the... + More

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    Invisible in Austin

    Life and Labor in an American City

    Edited by Javier Auyero with an afterword by Loïc Wacquant

    Austin, Texas, is renowned as a high-tech, fast-growing city for the young and creative, a cool place to live, and the scene of internationally famous events such as SXSW and Formula 1. But as in many American cities, poverty and penury are booming along with wealth and material abundance in... + More

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Yucatán

Yucatán

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By David Sterling

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Texas on the Table

Texas on the Table

People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State

By Terry Thompson-Anderson, Photos by Sandy Wilson

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Jack Allen's Kitchen

Jack Allen's Kitchen

Celebrating the Tastes of Texas

By Jack Gilmore and Jessica Dupuy

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