Hobby’s Books


Former Texas Lt Governor Bill Hobby has announced the release of his new book, How Things Really Work: Lessons from a Life in Politics. Written with Saralee Tiede and published by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, information about Governor Hobby’s new book is available at

“The Hobby Family History in Texas” by Bill Hobby

View and/or download the book “The Hobby Family History in Texas” by Bill Hobby



Texas Exes
April 24, 2010

San Jacinto Day Speech
April 17, 2010

Convocation Address for the UT College of Natural Sciences
Delivered at the University of Texas at Austin, May 19, 2007

The Privatization of Public Higher Education
Delivered at the University of Virginia, October 2003

Remarks at Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Dinner
Delivered March 25, 2003 in Austin, Texas

Book Chapter


The Urban System: The University of Houston
A chapter from the Multicampus System: Perspectives on Practice and Prospects, published in 1999 by Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Essays Published in Newspapers and Magazines