Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands, Knopf, October 10, 2017

The Mendacity of Hope: Presidential Power, Corporate Money, and the Politics of Corrupt Influence, Harper Perennial, 2011

The Mendacity of Hope: Barack Obama and the Betrayal of American Liberalism, HarperCollins, 2010

Submersion Journalism, Introduction, New Press, 2008

Articles, Essays, and Columns

“Cowboys and Indians,” Oxford American, Summer 2017

“Stations of the Cross,” Sewanee Review, Summer 2017

“First, Let’s Get Rid of All the Bosses,” New Republic, October 4, 2015

“The Writing on the Wall,” Texas Monthly, July 2012 (download pdf)

“Wandering Spirit,” a profile of Wade Davis, Men’s Journal, May 2012 (download pdf)

“Borderworld,” Popular Science, January 2012 (download pdf)

“Hunter Capitalists,” London Review of Books, December 15, 2011 (download pdf)

Less than Zero,” Bookforum, Summer 2011

The Madisonian Left,” Politico, February 16, 2011

“Perishing Beauty,” in The Day After Tomorrow, photographs by J. Henry Fair, powerHouse, 2011

So Much for the Art of the Possible: Obama’s Pragmatism Refutes Itself,” Huffington Post, November 4, 2010

Speak, Money,” Harper’s Magazine, October 2010

Six Questions for Roger D. Hodge,”, October 5, 2010

President Obama, Stop Blaming the Professional Left,” New York Post, October 2, 2010

Obama’s Tyranny,” Daily Beast, September 30, 2010

The Myth of Obama’s Radicalism,” New York Daily News, September 28, 2010

Obama’s Betrayal of the Working Class,” New York Observer, September 21, 2010

Saturday Afternoon Fever,” New York Observer, June 15, 2010

Urban Cowboy,” Texas Monthly, June 2010

The Mendacity of Hope,” Harper’s Magazine, February 2010

Creative Destruction,” Harper’s Magazine, November 2008

The Naughts,” Harper’s Magazine, September 2008

Blood and Time: Cormac McCarthy and the Twilight of the West,” Harper’s Magazine, February 2006

Findings,” a monthly column, Harper’s Magazine, December 2003 – November 2007

Weekly Review,” a weekly column,, July 25, 2000 – July 11, 2006

Onan the Magnificent: The Triumph of the Testicle in Contemporary Art,” Harper’s Magazine, March 2000

Thus Spoke Jedediah: The Distilled Wisdom of a Cornpone Prophet,” Harper’s Magazine, September 1999

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