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  • Texas on the Table
  • The Making of Gone With The Wind
  • Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking
  • Boyhood
  • The Face of Texas
  • Jack Allen's Kitchen
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Aaron Siskind
  • Cooking with Texas Highways
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
  • The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez
  • A Cuban in Mayberry
  • The Flatlanders
  • Bronx Boys
  • Into the Field
  • Texas%20on%20the%20Table

    Texas on the Table

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

    By Terry Thompson-Anderson, Photos by Sandy Wilson

    With a bounty of locally grown meats and produce, artisanal cheeses, and a flourishing wine culture, it’s a luscious time... + More

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    The Making of Gone With The Wind

    By Steve Wilson

    Gone With The Wind is one of the most popular movies of all time. To commemorate its seventy-fifth anniversary in... + More

  • Naturally%20Healthy%20Mexican%20Cooking

    Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking

    Authentic Recipes for Dieters, Diabetics, and All Food Lovers

    By Jim Peyton

    Just about everyone loves Mexican food, but should you eat it if you want to manage your weight or diabetes?... + More

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    Twelve Years on Film

    Photographs by Matt Lankes

    In 2002, director Richard Linklater and a crew began filming the “Untitled 12-Year Project.” He cast four actors (Patricia Arquette,... + More

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    The Face of Texas

    Photographs by Michael O'Brien. With stories by Elizabeth O'Brien

    The Face of Texas celebrates the individuality and independent spirit of Texas through compelling portraits of its people by Michael... + More

  • Jack%20Allen's%20Kitchen

    Jack Allen's Kitchen

    Celebrating the Tastes of Texas

    By Jack Gilmore and Jessica Dupuy

    The focus at Jack Allen’s Kitchen is on three things—Southern hospitality, quality local ingredients, and great value. As a longtime... + More

  • The%20Devil's%20Backbone

    The Devil's Backbone

    By Bill Wittliff

    The last the boy Papa saw of his Momma, she was galloping away on her horse Precious in the saddle... + More

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    Aaron Siskind

    Another Photographic Reality

    By Aaron Siskind, Introduction by Gilles Mora

    Aaron Siskind (1903–1991) was a major figure in the history of American photography. A leading documentary photographer who was active... + More

  • Cooking%20with%20Texas%20Highways

    Cooking with Texas Highways

    Edited by Nola McKey

    Whether you're hungry for down-home barbecue and Tex-Mex, or you want to try more exotic dishes such as Paella Valenciana... + More

  • Mario%20Vargas%20Llosa

    Mario Vargas Llosa

    A Life of Writing

    By Raymond Leslie Williams

    Awarded the Nobel Prize in 2010 at the age of seventy-four, Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has held pivotal roles... + More

  • The%20Cinema%20of%20Robert%20Rodriguez

    The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez

    By Frederick Luis Aldama

    Robert Rodriguez stands alone as the most successful U.S. Latino filmmaker today, whose work has single-handedly brought U.S. Latino filmmaking... + More

  • A%20Cuban%20in%20Mayberry

    A Cuban in Mayberry

    Looking Back at America's Hometown

    By Gustavo Perez Firmat

    Half a century after viewers first watched a father and son walking to the local fishing hole, whistling a simple,... + More

  • The%20Flatlanders

    The Flatlanders

    Now It's Now Again

    By John T. Davis

    A group of three friends who made music in a house in Lubbock, Texas, recorded an album that wasn’t released... + More

  • Bronx%20Boys

    Bronx Boys

    By Stephen Shames

    “The Bronx has a terrible beauty, stark and harsh, like the desert. At first glance you imagine nothing can survive.... + More

  • Into%20the%20Field

    Into the Field

    A Foreign Correspondent's Notebook

    By Tracy Dahlby

    Tracy Dahlby is an award-winning journalist who has reported internationally as a contributor to National Geographic magazine and served as... + More

Photography

Vaquero

Vaquero

Genesis of the Texas Cowboy

By Bill Wittliff

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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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Front Row Seat

Front Row Seat

A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush

By Eric Draper

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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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Cookbooks

¡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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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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The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide, Second Edition

By Lucinda Hutson

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Music in the Kitchen

Music in the Kitchen

Favorite Recipes from <cite>Austin City Limits</cite> Performers

By Glenda Pierce Facemire

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Regional/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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Las Tejanas

Las Tejanas

300 Years of History

By Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten

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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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Art

New Art of Cuba

New Art of Cuba

By Luis Camnitzer

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Andy Coolquitt

Andy Coolquitt

By Rachel Hooper

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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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Nic Nicosia

Nic Nicosia

By Nic Nicosia

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Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art

110 Favorites from the Collection

The Blanton Museum of Art

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History

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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Killer on the Road

Killer on the Road

Violence and the American Interstate

By Ginger Strand

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All-American Boy

All-American Boy

By Larzer Ziff

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Americans All

Americans All

Good Neighbor Cultural Diplomacy in World War II

By Darlene J. Sadlier

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Sancho's Journal

Sancho's Journal

Exploring the Political Edge with the Brown Berets

By David Montejano

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Reclaiming Iraq

Reclaiming Iraq

The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State

By Abbas Kadhim

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Anthropology

Lowrider Space

Lowrider Space

Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars

By Ben Chappell

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“A Trade like Any Other”

“A Trade like Any Other”

Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt

By Karin van Nieuwkerk

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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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A Future for Amazonia

A Future for Amazonia

Randy Borman and Cofán Environmental Politics

By Michael Cepek

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Kuna Art and Shamanism

Kuna Art and Shamanism

An Ethnographic Approach

By Paolo Fortis

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Remembering Victoria

Remembering Victoria

A Tragic Nahuat Love Story

By James M. Taggart

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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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Essays

Morning Star

Morning Star

surrealism, marxism, anarchism, situationism, utopia

By Michael Löwy

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The Unexamined Orwell

The Unexamined Orwell

By John Rodden

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The Charles Bowden Reader

The Charles Bowden Reader

By Charles Bowden

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"Make It New"

"Make It New"

The Rise of Modernism

Kurt Heinzelman, general editor

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A Route 66 Companion

A Route 66 Companion

Edited by David King Dunaway

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