Texas Curiosities brings to the reader with humor and affection—and a healthy dose of attitude—the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within the state’s borders and in the chronicles of its history. A fun, accessible read, Texas Curiosities is a who's who of unusual and unsung heroes. Full color with maps throughout, this compendium of the state's quirks and characters will amuse Vermont residents and visitors alike.
John Kelso has been a humor columnist for the Austin American-Statesman in Austin, Texas, since 1977. He received the Headliners Award for best Texas columnist in 1998. In 1980 he ran for president of the United States––and lost. Sharry Buckner has written Fun with Family Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth City Smart Guidebook.