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Big, Beautiful Books

Adorn your coffeetables with these hardbound masterpieces

Reviewed by Monica Riese, Dec. 12, 2013

Nonfiction and Memoir

Justin St. Germain, Stephen Harrigan, Jeffrey Stuart Kerr, Betsy Prioleau, Mark Leibovich and Dan Balz

Oct. 24, 2013

Fiction Favorites

Jennifer duBois, Claire Vaye Watkins, Paulette Jiles, Peter Heller, Jess Walter and Ben Dolnick

Oct. 24, 2013

New in Print

Three recent releases go behind the scenes for Hollywood reads

Jul. 11, 2013

¡Viva Tequila!

Hutson and her publisher pull out all the stops

Reviewed by Wes Marshall, Jul. 3, 2013

Local Flavor

Five Austin cookbooks to sink your teeth into

Reviewed by Virginia B. Wood, Jun. 13, 2013

The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook

Reviewed by Virginia B. Wood, Jun. 13, 2013

The Everything Thai Cookbook, 2nd ed.

Jam Sanitchat

Reviewed by Mick Vann, Jun. 13, 2013

Paleo French Cuisine

Alain Braux

Reviewed by Anna Toon, Jun. 13, 2013

Austin Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes From the Texas Capital

Crystal Esquival

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Jun. 13, 2013

Ruby's Juke Joint Americana Cookbook

Ruby Dee Philippa

Reviewed by Gracie Salem, Jun. 13, 2013

Summer Fiction, Summer Not

Six new releases to kick back with this season

Reviewed by Monica Riese, May. 16, 2013

Life After Life

Kate Atkinson

Reviewed by Amy Gentry, May. 16, 2013

The Science Delusion

Curtis White

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, May. 16, 2013

The Son

Philipp Meyer

Reviewed by Jaime deBlanc-Knowles, May. 16, 2013

You

Austin Grossman

Reviewed by James Renovitch, May. 16, 2013

And the Mountains Echoed

Khaled Hosseini

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, May. 16, 2013

Red Moon

Benjamin Percy

Reviewed by Josh Kupecki, May. 16, 2013

Summer Fiction

Hackers, heretics, and spies, oh my

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Jun. 14, 2012

The Age of Miracles

Karen Thompson Walker

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Jun. 14, 2012

Alif the Unseen

G. Willow Wilson

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Jun. 14, 2012

The Book of Khalid

Ameen Rihani

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Jun. 14, 2012

In the Kingdom of Men

Kim Barnes

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Jun. 14, 2012

Bellringer: A St-Cyr and Kohler Mystery

J. Robert Janes

Reviewed by Jesse Sublett, Jun. 14, 2012

Mission to Paris

Alan Furst

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Jun. 14, 2012

The Graphic Canon, Vol. 1: From 'The Epic of Gilgamesh' to Shakespeare to 'Dangerous Liaisons'

Russ Kick

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Jun. 14, 2012

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Gift Guide: Coffeetable Saul Bass

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Dec. 1, 2011

Steve McQueen: The Actor and His Films

Gift Guide: Coffee-table Steve McQueen

Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten, Dec. 1, 2011

The Stranger's Child

Alan Hollinghurst

Reviewed by Sarah Smith, Oct. 20, 2011

The Visible Man

Chuck Klosterman

Reviewed by Audra Schroeder, Oct. 20, 2011

When She Woke

Hillary Jordan

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Oct. 20, 2011

Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good

Steven Fenberg

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Oct. 20, 2011

The Outlaw Album

Daniel Woodrell

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Oct. 20, 2011

The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India

Siddhartha Deb

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Oct. 20, 2011

How To Do Things With Videogames

With minimal tech jargon, Ian Bogost explores how games have become embedded in all aspects of our lives

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Sep. 29, 2011

Steplings: A Novel

Kids prove better at adapting than parents when they run away from home

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Sep. 22, 2011

East of the West: A Country in Stories

If you have to staycation, at least see the world via books

Reviewed by Sarah Smith, Jul. 28, 2011

The Book of Happenstance

Translating obsession

Reviewed by Monica Riese, Jul. 7, 2011

The Sisters Brothers

A black-comic picaresque set in Gold Rush country

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Jun. 23, 2011

The Astral

Where's the drama in this family drama?

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Jun. 23, 2011

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