New Releases



  • T Bone Burnett
  • The Tacos of Texas
  • Toby Snax
  • Antebellum
  • The Recurring Dream
  • On Story—Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films
  • Arresting Development
  • Bert Long
  • A People Without a State
  • Practicing Transnationalism
  • The Revolutionary Imaginations of Greater Mexico
  • Fade to Gray
  • Limbo Beirut
  • Directed by God
  • New Maricón Cinema
  • T%20Bone%20Burnett

    T Bone Burnett

    A Life in Pursuit

    By Lloyd Sachs

    T Bone Burnett is a unique, astonishingly prolific music producer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and soundtrack visionary. Renowned as a studio maven... + More

  • The%20Tacos%20of%20Texas

    The Tacos of Texas

    By Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece

    Rooted in tradición mexicana and infused with Texas food culture, tacos are some of Texans’ all-time favorite foods. In The... + More

  • Toby%20Snax

    Toby Snax

    Written and illustrated by Kristin Hersh

    Toby Snax is a little bunny who’s reluctant to experience things away from home. When Mama asks him to join... + More

  • Antebellum

    Antebellum

    Photographs by Gilles Mora

    In 1972, Gilles Mora and his wife Françoise left France to teach the French language in public schools in Louisiana.... + More

  • The%20Recurring%20Dream

    The Recurring Dream

    Photographs by Rocky Schenck, Foreword by William Friedkin

    Emotionally evocative and painterly in execution, Rocky Schenck’s photographs invite viewers to enter an otherworldly realm where reality becomes a... + More

  • On%20Story—Screenwriters%20and%20Filmmakers%20on%20Their%20Iconic%20Films

    On Story—Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films

    Austin Film Festival, Edited by Barbara Morgan and Maya Perez

    “On Story is film school in a box, a lifetime’s worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages.”—Kenneth Turan, film... + More

  • Arresting%20Development

    Arresting Development

    Comics at the Boundaries of Literature

    By Christopher Pizzino

    Mainstream narratives of the graphic novel’s development describe the form’s “coming of age,” its maturation from pulp infancy to literary... + More

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    Bert Long

    The Artist's Journey

    By Thomas McEvilley

    Bert Long: The Artist’s Journey encapsulates the life and art of Bert L. Long Jr. (1940–2013). Thomas McEvilley opens the... + More

  • A%20People%20Without%20a%20State

    A People Without a State

    The Kurds from the Rise of Islam to the Dawn of Nationalism

    By Michael Eppel

    Numbering between 25 and 35 million worldwide, the Kurds are among the largest culturally and ethnically distinct people to remain... + More

  • Practicing%20Transnationalism

    Practicing Transnationalism

    American Studies in the Middle East

    Edited Eileen T. Lundy and Edward J. Lundy

    In the first decade of the twenty-first century, American studies programs began to spread in the Middle East. During a... + More

  • The%20Revolutionary%20Imaginations%20of%20Greater%20Mexico

    The Revolutionary Imaginations of Greater Mexico

    Chicana/o Radicalism, Solidarity Politics, and Latin American Social Movements

    By Alan Eladio Gómez

    Bringing to life the stories of political teatristas, feminists, gunrunners, labor organizers, poets, journalists, ex-prisoners, and other revolutionaries, The Revolutionary... + More

  • Fade%20to%20Gray

    Fade to Gray

    Aging in American Cinema

    Timothy Shary and Nancy McVittie

    Americans are living longer and reinventing both work and retirement, but Hollywood movies barely hint at this reality of contemporary... + More

  • Limbo%20Beirut

    Limbo Beirut

    By Hilal Chouman <br>Translated by Anna Ziajka Stanton

    In Hilal Chouman’s Limbo Beirut, a gay artist, a struggling novelist, a pregnant woman, a disabled engineering student, a former... + More

  • Directed%20by%20God

    Directed by God

    Jewishness in Contemporary Israeli Film and Television

    By Yaron Peleg

    As part of its effort to forge a new secular Jewish nation, the nascent Israeli state tried to limit Jewish... + More

  • New%20Maricón%20Cinema

    New Maricón Cinema

    Outing Latin American Film

    By Vinodh Venkatesh

    Recent critically and commercially acclaimed Latin American films such as XXY, Contracorriente, and Plan B create an affective and bodily... + More

Photography

Last Launch

Last Launch

Discovery, Endeavor, Atlantis

By Dan Winters

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Las Sombras/The Shadows

Las Sombras/The Shadows

Photographs by Kate Breakey

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Unsettled / Desasosiego

Unsettled / Desasosiego

Children in a World of Gangs/Los niños en un mundo de las pandillas

By Donna De Cesare

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Arnold Newman

Arnold Newman

At Work

By Roy Flukinger

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Fritz Henle

Fritz Henle

In Search of Beauty

Edited and with text by Roy Flukinger

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Hard Ground

Hard Ground

Photographs by Michael O’Brien<br>Poems by Tom Waits

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Food

Gardens of New Spain

Gardens of New Spain

How Mediterranean Plants and Foods Changed America

By William W. Dunmire

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¡Viva Tequila!

¡Viva Tequila!

Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures

By Lucinda Hutson

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Uchi

Uchi

The Cookbook

By Tyson Cole and Jessica Dupuy

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Texas BBQ

Texas BBQ

By Wyatt McSpadden

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Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins

Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins

A Memoir with Recipes

By Ellen Sweets

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Desert Terroir

Desert Terroir

Exploring the Unique Flavors and Sundry Places of the Borderlands

By Gary Paul Nabhan

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Latin American Studies

New Art of Cuba

New Art of Cuba

By Luis Camnitzer

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Cinema and the Sandinistas

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Filmmaking in Revolutionary Nicaragua

By Jonathan Buchsbaum

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This America of Ours

This America of Ours

The Letters of Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

By Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

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Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya

By Susan Deeds

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Texas

Turn-of-the-Century Photographs from San Diego, Texas

Turn-of-the-Century Photographs from San Diego, Texas

By Ana Carolina Castillo Crimm and Sara R. Massey

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Vaquero

Vaquero

Genesis of the Texas Cowboy

By Bill Wittliff

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Long Dark Road

Long Dark Road

Bill King and Murder in Jasper, Texas

By Ricardo C. Ainslie

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Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy

Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy

Pictures of Governor W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel

By Bill Crawford

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Let the People In

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

By Jan Reid

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History

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North

Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya

By Susan Deeds

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Let the People In

Let the People In

The Life and Times of Ann Richards

By Jan Reid

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Founding Finance

Founding Finance

How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

By William Hogeland

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Conspiracy Theory in America

Conspiracy Theory in America

By Lance deHaven-Smith

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Front Row Seat

Front Row Seat

A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush

By Eric Draper

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American Studies

Shadowed Ground

Shadowed Ground

America's Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy

By Kenneth E. Foote

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Founding Finance

Founding Finance

How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

By William Hogeland

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Killer on the Road

Killer on the Road

Violence and the American Interstate

By Ginger Strand

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The CIA in Hollywood

The CIA in Hollywood

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

By Tricia Jenkins

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Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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All-American Boy

All-American Boy

By Larzer Ziff

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Latina/o Studies

Apple Pie and Enchiladas

Apple Pie and Enchiladas

Latino Newcomers in the Rural Midwest

By Ann V. Millard and Jorge Chapa

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Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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The Fight to Save Juárez

The Fight to Save Juárez

Life in the Heart of Mexico's Drug War

By Ricardo C. Ainslie

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Tomorrow We're All Going to the Harvest

Tomorrow We're All Going to the Harvest

Temporary Foreign Worker Programs and Neoliberal Political Economy

By Leigh Binford

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Estampas de la Raza

Estampas de la Raza

Contemporary Mexican American Prints from the Romo Collection

By Lyle Williams

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Mexican Women in American Factories

Mexican Women in American Factories

Free Trade and Exploitation on the Border

By Carolyn Tuttle

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Film, Media, and Popular Culture

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Cinema and the Sandinistas

Filmmaking in Revolutionary Nicaragua

By Jonathan Buchsbaum

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Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions

Reading American Movie Trailers

By Lisa Kernan

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The CIA in Hollywood

The CIA in Hollywood

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

By Tricia Jenkins

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Film Genre Reader IV

Film Genre Reader IV

Edited by Barry Keith Grant

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