New Books in Paperback

The Jaguar Within

Shamanic Trance in Ancient Central and South American Art

Rebecca R. Stone


Before Lawrence v. Texas

The Making of a Queer Social Movement

Wesley G. Phelps


Border Policing

A History of Enforcement and Evasion in North America

Holly M. Karibo, George T. Díaz


Building Antebellum New Orleans

Free People of Color and Their Influence

Tara Dudley


American Twilight

The Cinema of Tobe Hooper

Kristopher Woofter, Will Dodson


The City in Texas

A History

David G. McComb



A Novel

Friedrich Armand Strubberg, James C. Kearney


The Sports Revolution

How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

Frank Andre Guridy


A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

A History of Politics and Race in Texas

Bill Minutaglio


Making The Best Years of Our Lives

The Hollywood Classic That Inspired a Nation

Alison Macor


Reverberations of Racial Violence

Critical Reflections on the History of the Border

Sonia Hernández, John Morán González


Electrifying Mexico

Technology and the Transformation of a Modern City

Diana Montaño


Winifred Sanford

The Life and Times of a Texas Writer

Betty Holland Wiesepape


Duchess of Palms

A Memoir

Nadine Eckhardt


The Empire of Effects

Industrial Light and Magic and the Rendering of Realism

Julie A. Turnock


Danger Pay

Memoir of a Photojournalist in the Middle East, 1984-1994

Carol Spencer Mitchell, Ellen Spencer Susman



Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson


The Mexican American Experience in Texas

Citizenship, Segregation, and the Struggle for Equality

Martha Menchaca


The Thirty-first of March

An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson

Horace Busby



Sexuality, Fantasy, and the Superhero

Anna Peppard


Comic Book Women

Characters, Creators, and Culture in the Golden Age

Peyton Brunet, Blair Davis, Trina Robbins


Managed Migrations

Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century

Cristina Salinas


Trillin on Texas

Calvin Trillin


A Pure Solar World

Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism

Paul Youngquist


A Rainbow of Gangs

Street Cultures in the Mega-City

James Diego Vigil


The Untranslatable Image

A Mestizo History of the Arts in New Spain, 1500–1600

Alessandra Russo, Susan Emanuel


Before Writing, Vol. I

From Counting to Cuneiform

Denise Schmandt-Besserat


Comin' Right at Ya

How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, or, the Often Outrageous History of Asleep at the Wheel

Ray Benson, David Menconi


Roots of Resistance

A Story of Gender, Race, and Labor on the North Coast of Honduras

Suyapa G. Portillo Villeda


The Capitalist and the Critic

J. P. Morgan, Roger Fry, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Charles Molesworth


T Bone Burnett

A Life in Pursuit

Lloyd Sachs


Designing Pan-America

U.S. Architectural Visions for the Western Hemisphere

Robert Alexander González, Robert Rydell


Apostles of Change

Latino Radical Politics, Church Occupations, and the Fight to Save the Barrio

Felipe Hinojosa


Texas Takes Wing

A Century of Flight in the Lone Star State

Barbara Ganson


John Prine

In Spite of Himself

Eddie Huffman


The Pecan

A History of America's Native Nut

James McWilliams


Barbara Jordan

Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder

Max Sherman


José Martí

A Revolutionary Life

Alfred J. López


No Color Is My Kind

Eldrewey Stearns and the Desegregation of Houston

Thomas R. Cole


Woman Walk the Line

How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives

Holly Gleason


Another Year Finds Me in Texas

The Civil War Diary of Lucy Pier Stevens

Vicki Adams Tongate


The First New Chronicle and Good Government

On the History of the World and the Incas up to 1615

Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Roland Hamilton


Banana Cultures

Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States

John Soluri


Honky Tonk Hero

Billy Joe Shaver, Brad Reagan


Reading, Writing, and Revolution

Escuelitas and the Emergence of a Mexican American Identity in Texas

Philis Barragán Goetz


All I Ever Wanted

A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

Kathy Valentine


Agent of Change

Adela Sloss-Vento, Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Texas Feminist

Cynthia E. Orozco