"This is a 'must own' book for any conductor or conducting student."—Samuel Adler, Professor of Composition, the Juilliard School

"Chuck Parsons and Donaly Brice, both of whom are well steeped and respected in exploring Ranger history, have diligently and thoroughly scoured the records and other important sources to bring Reynolds to life."—Rick Miller, author of Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion


"Bob Alexander is at his best, relating lawman/outlaw tales in his breezy, colloquial style. It is artfully done, filled with action and adventure."—Bill O'Neal, State Historian of Texas and author of The Johnson-Sims Feud



“Olstad speaks not merely to Plains aficionados and devotees of nature writing but also to readers who like to think critically about issues of space, place, and the literary representation thereof.”—Kent Ryden, author of Mapping the Invisible Landscape


“Dave Johnson has given us the complete story of the Horrells, a fascinating and accurate history told in a fast paced style.”—Chuck Parsons, author of The Sutton-Taylor Feud and co-author of A Lawless Breed


This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2012 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, which is hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North Texas.



New in paperback!

"Today's military pilots owe Nancy Love a debt of gratitude for breaking the ground that allowed all members of future generations to serve."—Brig. Gen. Linda K. McTague, Air National Guard




"[T]his is a book no serious enthusiast for LaFaro or his music can afford to be without."—Jazzwise




New in paperback!

"A 'must read' for anyone interested in Texas history."—Texas Books in Review


September Monthly Feature: UNT Press publishes two books this month — Conducting Concerti: A Technical and Interpretive Guide by David Itkin and new in paperback, Women and the Texas Revolution (winner of the Liz Carpenter Award for Research in the History of Women) edited by Mary L. Scheer.