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Scandalous oil boom past comes to life in 'Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil'
Energy
Published in 26-4-2016
    362 Visits

Texas' turning point is documented in a new book by historian and journalist Bartee Haile.

Haile's book, "Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil," was released in March and has garnered much attention for its colorful storytelling, which includes scandalous tales of crime and corruption that followed Beaumont's Spindletop well striking oil in 1901.

Reference: www.chron.com
Grapes of Wrath turns 77
Energy
Published in 26-4-2016
    311 Visits

The Grapes of Wrath, an American realist novel that follows "Okies" road against the Dust Bowl and Great Depression to a better life, turns 77 on April 14.

Reference: www.chron.com
Flooded bookstore asks for support through sales
Energy
Published in 26-4-2016
    1100 Visits

One of Houston's independent bookstores took a hit from this week's flooding, and the staff is seeking support. Murder By The Book is still open and, for the time being, all author appearances are still on the schedule. But the floor's a mess right now, and the store has lost sales and traffic all week.

Reference: www.chron.com
On the anniversary of its publication, 11 facts about 'Huck Finn' and its author
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    825 Visits

Happy Birthday Huck Finn.

Reference: www.chron.com
On his 112th birthday, 12 things to know about Dr. Seuss
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    1167 Visits

In its time, "The Cat in the Hat" was revolutionary.

Reference: www.chron.com
'The Midnight Assassin' debuts, sends chills down Texans' spines
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    1053 Visits

The Lone Star State is full of beauty, but sometimes gruesome realities overshadow that beauty.

Reference: www.chron.com
Scandalous oil boom past comes to life in 'Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil'
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    654 Visits

Texas' turning point is documented in a new book by historian and journalist Bartee Haile.

Haile's book, "Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil," was released in March and has garnered much attention for its colorful storytelling, which includes scandalous tales of crime and corruption that followed Beaumont's Spindletop well striking oil in 1901.

Reference: www.chron.com
Grapes of Wrath turns 77
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    466 Visits

The Grapes of Wrath, an American realist novel that follows "Okies" road against the Dust Bowl and Great Depression to a better life, turns 77 on April 14.

Reference: www.chron.com
On the anniversary of its publication, 11 facts about 'Huck Finn' and its author
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    511 Visits

Happy Birthday Huck Finn.

Reference: www.chron.com
On his 112th birthday, 12 things to know about Dr. Seuss
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    738 Visits

In its time, "The Cat in the Hat" was revolutionary.

Reference: www.chron.com
'The Midnight Assassin' debuts, sends chills down Texans' spines
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    858 Visits

The Lone Star State is full of beauty, but sometimes gruesome realities overshadow that beauty.

Reference: www.chron.com
Scandalous oil boom past comes to life in 'Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil'
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    662 Visits

Texas' turning point is documented in a new book by historian and journalist Bartee Haile.

Haile's book, "Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil," was released in March and has garnered much attention for its colorful storytelling, which includes scandalous tales of crime and corruption that followed Beaumont's Spindletop well striking oil in 1901.

Reference: www.chron.com
Grapes of Wrath turns 77
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    1261 Visits

The Grapes of Wrath, an American realist novel that follows "Okies" road against the Dust Bowl and Great Depression to a better life, turns 77 on April 14.

Reference: www.chron.com
Writer accused of plagiarizing straight Texas romance novel, turning it gay
Energy
Published in 12-4-2016
    559 Visits

It took a reader with interest in all kinds of cowboy love to discover that the recent gay romance novel "Coming Home Texas" was a nearly precise rehashing of a straight romance novel, with little more than the names, places and characters adjusted.

Reference: www.chron.com
Photos chronicle sites NASA abandoned in 'Abandoned in Place'
Energy
Published in 12-4-2016
    621 Visits

How American that one of the nation's most soaring endeavors has left behind a trail of rusting relics, like trash set out for the refuse hauler who's not coming.

Reference: www.chron.com


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