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Monkeywrench Books: Back in Business
Attention all bookworms and anarchists: Monkeywrench Books celebrates their soft reopening with a potluck, and you're invited.

12:50PM Thu. Feb. 5, 2015, Blake McCoy Read More | Comment »

From Westeros to College Station
Say you're Texas A&M and you want to commemorate the five millionth volume acquired by your library, who would you get to make that gift and what would the book be? Rick Perry and Fed Up!? Robert Earl Keen and Cormac McCarthy's The Road? How about Game of Thrones' George R. R. Martin and The Hobbit?

4:00PM Thu. Jan. 29, 2015, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Thinking About Sharing the Black Emerald with Your Friends?
There's genre fiction and then there's genre fiction.

1:00PM Fri. Jan. 16, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

StoryCorps Returning to Austin
The little Airstream trailer with the recording studio inside is on its way back to the Bullock Texas State History Museum, where it'll be parked for a month to collect more personal tales of Central Texans of all stripes. Yes, the StoryCorps MobileBooth returns to Austin Jan. 5, and you can reserve a spot to record your story starting today.

4:03PM Mon. Dec. 22, 2014, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

The Archive of the Patriarch
In one fell swoop, the Harry Ransom Center has given a major boost to its holdings by Latin American authors, Nobel laureates, and the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. The UT-Austin humanities research library and museum has managed all that by acquiring just one archive, that of Gabriel García Márquez.

12:30PM Tue. Nov. 25, 2014, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

#ACreads: Last Chance to Vote
So far, the books discussed at the Austin Chronicle Book Club's online chats have been chosen by the paper's writers and staff. But for the next get-together on Dec. 8, you get to choose. For three weeks, we've been taking nominations, and before we close the book on them, so to speak, we're making one last call for your suggestions.

10:35AM Tue. Nov. 11, 2014, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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The Texas Book Festival: Who's Out, Who's In?
Well, of course James Ellroy is still going to be there.

3:04PM Wed. Oct. 1, 2014, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Texas Book Festival 2014: The Full Party List
And you thought this year's Texas Book Festival was already tantalizing, what with a legend like Martin Amis, rising star Edan Lapucki, and a pair of Pulitzer Prize winners in Lawrence Wright and Héctor Tobar. Well, hold onto your bifocals, Bud, the full author list is out, and its 275 names will make your eyes pop!

2:17PM Thu. Sep. 11, 2014, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban A decade after the initial smoking ban, local health group hopes to stomp out smoking patios
Review: Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party Another distorted salvo from Dinesh D’Souza
Point Austin: Homestead Exemption Still Burning How many votes can $2 a month buy?
Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations Police and community members meet for “an open, honest dialogue”