Texas Tribune Festival 2023 Virtual Exhibit

The wait is almost over! The 2023 Texas Tribune Festival is happening September 21-23 in downtown Austin, TX, and the program offers more than 100 unforgettable conversations and events!

Panel topics include the biggest 2024 races and what’s ahead, how big cities in Texas and around the country are changing, the integrity of upcoming elections and so much more. TribFest brings together unexpected talent mashups in surprising, can’t-miss conversations. Be there when the nation’s most influential public figures flock to Austin. The full lineup includes journalist and author Katie Couric, CNN senior political commentator David Axelrod, former White House deputy chief Karl Rove, Biden administration domestic policy adviser Neera Tanden, PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Laura Barrón-López, The Bulwark writer-at-large Tim Miller and more than 275 other speakers.

UT Press is pleased to be a sponsor of the annual Texas Tribune Festival and is offering a discount on all of our new and award-winning books on Texas History, Texas Politics, gift books and more. Click on the subject catalog above or explore below for current new releases, read up on the exciting titles we have coming down the pipeline, and enjoy a great discount!

Apply the discount code UTXTTF during checkout to receive 30% off the full list price of any book, plus free domestic shipping. This offer is valid through October 31, 2023. Free standard U.S. domestic shipping is included. Browse featured books below!

Houston and the Permanence of Segregation

An Afropessimist Approach to Urban History

David Ponton III


Unheard Witness

The Life and Death of Kathy Leissner Whitman

Jo Scott-Coe


Pastures of the Empty Page

Fellow Writers on the Life and Legacy of Larry McMurtry

George Getschow


Astros and Asterisks

Houston's Sign-Stealing Scandal Explained

Jonathan Silverman


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


Before Lawrence v. Texas

The Making of a Queer Social Movement

Wesley G. Phelps


Migrant Feelings, Migrant Knowledge

Building a Community Archive

Robert Irwin


Undocumented Motherhood

Conversations on Love, Trauma, and Border Crossing

Elizabeth Farfán-Santos


Hope and Hard Truth

A Life in Texas Politics

Mary Beth Rogers


The One Ann Only

Wit and Wisdom from Texas Governor Ann Richards

Ann Richards Legacy Project


More City than Water

A Houston Flood Atlas

Lacy M. Johnson, Cheryl Beckett


Last Gangster in Austin

Frank Smith, Ronnie Earle, and the End of a Junkyard Mafia

Jesse Sublett


Abecedario de Juárez

An Illustrated Lexicon

Julián Cardona, Alice Leora Briggs


Barbara Jordan

Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder

Max Sherman


Civil Rights in Black and Brown

Histories of Resistance and Struggle in Texas

Max Krochmal, Todd Moye


A Good Long Drive

Fifty Years of Texas Country Reporter

Bob Phillips


The Republican Party of Texas

A Political History

Wayne Thorburn


A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

A History of Politics and Race in Texas

Bill Minutaglio


From a Taller Tower

The Rise of the American Mass Shooter

Seamus McGraw


The Sports Revolution

How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

Frank Andre Guridy


The Governor and the Colonel

A Dual Biography of William P. Hobby and Oveta Culp Hobby

Don Carleton


Friday Night Lives

Photos from the Town, the Team, and After

Robert Clark, Hanif Abdurraqib


Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back

Dilemmas of the Modern Fan

Jessica Luther, Kavitha Davidson


Big Wonderful Thing

A History of Texas

Stephen Harrigan


Earl Campbell

Yards after Contact

Asher Price


How to Be a Texan

The Manual

Andrea Valdez, Abi Daniel