Twenty-five years ago, the late A.C. Greene set out to list the 50 best books on Texas, which he did in a magazine article and then as a book by. THESE ARE MY CHOICES FOR the fifty best Texas books. I would like to emphasize that these are the best books about Texas. By that I mean Texas is their. These are the 10 books of and about Texas I treasure most. * A Texas Cowboy, or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Cow Pony. In The Inheritors Philip Atlee James Phillips wrote about the urban scene in Fort Worth. Fehrenbach THE history of Texas. Parts of this book are absolutely -- and fabulously -- hard-boiled. Evidence of Life by Barbara Taylor Sissel Goodreads Author 3. As with few other writers, landscape stargames namur belgique culture are natural characters, and major ones, in these novels. I think Texas has needed more positive criticism, more outspokenness from within, with regard to its own culture. Since it can be difficult for outsiders to comprehend the circumstances that give rise to such bad ideas, we asked our own Larry Wright, a native Texan who lives in Austin, to recommend some books on the state for our readers.