Of all the columnists in the history of Houston journalism, Sigman Byrd was easily the darkest and the most literary. From the late 1940s to the early '60s, Byrd wrote a column called The Stroller for the old daily Houston Press and later, briefly for the Chronicle. He always much favored the ci ... More >>
Sig Byrd's Houston, Sigman Byrd, The Viking Press, 1955
Forty years ago, one writer captured our city better than any before or since. Now he's forgotten. And the Houston he saw? All but gone.