Read about African Texans during Black History Month

By Glenn Dromgoole The African Texans by historian Alwyn Barr offers a concise cultural history of the challenges faced by black immigrants and the contributions they have made over the years. At 100 pages, complete with sidebars and photographs, it’s a very approachable yet well-documented account of Black history in ...
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New collection of Elmer Kelton stories

Book Notes by Glenn Dromgoole              What a great way to start a new year – a new collection of Elmer Kelton stories! Forge Books has published Law of the Land, 16 stories of the Old West from the legendary San Angelo western writer. Elmer, a favorite of Texas Star ...
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Being Texan pays tribute to Texas icons, including Perini’s

By Glenn Dromgoole Perini Steakhouse gets a full four-page essay – “A Steakhouse to Drive For” by Patricia Sharpe – in the new book Being Texan by the editors of Texas Monthly magazine ($29.99 hardcover). The 340-page book is divided into four sections covering Identity & Culture, Town & Country, ...
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November book signings scheduled

John Erickson, author of Hank the Cowdog books, will kick off the round of November book signings at Texas Star. John will sign copies of Hank books, plus his latest non-fiction work, "Bad Smoke, Good Smoke," an account of deadline prairie fires in the Texas Panhandle where he lives. He ...
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Our shelves are stocked!

We keep hearing about supply shortages, overcrowded ports, ships stacked up at sea. We believe that is true, but Texas Star is in pretty good shape! Our shelves are overflowing ... our stock room is full and our auxiliary storage facility is full! We are ready for you to come ...
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Interesting collections of Texas stories

Book Notes by Glenn Dromgoole          We always try to keep quite a few collections of short, readable Texas stories on the shelves at Texas Star Trading Company, covering a wide range of interests. Here are just a few examples of some anthologies you might want to peruse, all in ...
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