On Wednesday afternoon, an employee at the Half Price Books mothership on Northwest Highway watched a customer as she picked out a selection of audiobooks, concealed them under her shirt, and nonchalantly walked out the back door. Darrell Stevens, a Dallas police officer working an off-duty securit ... More >>
Perhaps you've forgotten: On May 1 council member Delia Jasso will officially proclaim it Terry Southern Day to coincide with a screening of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb at the Texas Theatre, after which Terry's boy Nile and I will talk about Oak Cliff's "lo ... More >>
Had totally intended to attend this weekend's Christian Book Expo at the Dallas Convention Center, if only for the cameo appearance by the godless Christopher Hitchens. Alas, my weekend got away from me, and, sadly, no expo for me. Or for most folks, as it turns out: Publishers Weekly today reports ... More >>
In his debut novel, Plano's Stefan Merrill Block makes peace with a family curse
Will Clarke has a deal with a New York publisher and a Hollywood studio, and it only took him eight years to become an overnight success
A tiny publisher in the Big Bend lands a whopper—the sequel to The Bridges of Madison County
Jim Marrs believes that Kennedy was murdered as part of a vast conspiracy, that aliens vist us regularly, and that the Trialateral Commission controls our governement. So, what if he's right?
Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.