Tuesday, May 10, 2011

CultureMap Houston :: Trillin on Texas

Trillin on Texas
by Calvin Trillin
10 books you have to read this summer: From Moonwalking memory to art world felonies

BY Elizabeth Bennett | 05.10.11

" ... Trillin on Texas is by the wonderfully amusing Calvin Trillin, a writer for The New Yorker who has, surprisingly, a Texas connection. His family immigrated to the United States through the port of Galveston, and he seems to love writing about Texas. Included in this collection are previously published articles and poems in various publications about everything from Houston’s colorful immigration lawyers and scouting for books with Larry McMurtry to his sardonic take on the Bush dynasty and their tendency toward fractured syntax."

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