Books

The Earth Is Weeping

The author of a new Indian Wars history gets lost in the past at the site of a crucial battle where Gen. George Crook lost his stomach for the fight some 140 years ago.

Two Swedes Go Floating in Sausalito

Quick, before it gentrifies beyond recognition: Lars Åberg and Lars Strandberg have produced an inviting look into the Bay Area counterculture houseboat community of Sausalito.

From Field to Table

Susan L. Ebert’s cookbook lets anyone enter the wild world of gardening, foraging, fishing, and hunting.

Reading Roundup: The Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth

Skip Hollandsworth’s “The Midnight Assassin” delves into a bloody chapter of Texas history with a fascinating account of a fiendish killer who terrorized Austin in 1885.

Sherman Alexie

The renowned — and controversial — Native American writer talks about portrayal of Indians in cinema, sports mascots, and his new children’s book, Thunder Boy Jr.

Sully Solo

Another unforgettable flight in Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s life took him into the skies above North Texas when he was just 16.

A Beading Heart

The Bob and Lora Sandroni Collection of Native American beadwork has a new home in print.

As the Spur Stirs

Jacqueline Cavender is doing her part to give the boot to severe illnesses with her cookbook.