Texas Book Festival

The 2014 Texas Book Festival takes place Oct. 25-26 at the Texas State Capitol and surrounding venues. The complete lineup can be found at www.texasbookfestival.org.

Texas Book Festival: Kids' Corner

A quartet of children books by guest authors reviewed

Jessi Cape, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Texas Book Festival: 'Station Eleven'

Emily St. Mandel's apocalyptic novel reviewed

Kimberley Jones, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Texas Book Festival: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

Eimear McBride's haunting debut novel reviewed

Danielle White, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Texas Book Festival: Fresh Cookbooks

New titles explore Mexico's diverse culinary legacy

Virginia B. Wood and Mick Vann, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Texas Book Festival: Monsterator Keith Graves

Now your budding doctor-to-be can piece together their own...

Raoul Hernandez, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

Everybody Has a Secret Life in the Movies

Authors Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree eloquently show us how.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

By The Book

In the midst of autumn festivals aimed at lovers of music and film, here's one for the readers

Robert Faires, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

School for Scandal

In Scandals of Classic Hollywood, UT grad Anne Helen Petersen analyzes the machinery of celebrity gossip

Melanie Haupt, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

Exceeding Themselves

Lawrence Wright's Thirteen Days in September tells how Carter, Sadat, and Begin made an impossible peace

Robert Faires, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

Self Service

Merritt Tierce drew on her own time waiting tables for the provocative restaurant world in her novel Love Me Back

Amy Gentry, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014


The first book in this new L.A. Quartet shows new depth, scope, and craftsmanship in James Ellroy's canon

Tim Stegall, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

The Zone of Interest

Martin Amis revisits the Holocaust in this new novel, which is eloquent and yet lacks depth

Amy Kamp, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

Love Me Back

Merritt's Tierce's novel isn't for the faint of heart, but it tells of a young woman's survival with boldness and power

Jessi Cape, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again

West Texas Beatles finally have their tale told

Jim Caligiuri, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

2am at the Cat's Pajamas

Jazz in the life and night of a 9-year-old

Neph Basedow, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

I Love You Too

Reggae scion’s call and response

Raoul Hernandez, Thu., Oct. 23, 2014

The Texas Book Festival: Who's Out, Who's In?

The lineup changes slightly as big event draws nigh; schedule now live

Wayne Alan Brenner, Wed., Oct. 1, 2014

Texas Book Festival 2014: The Full Party List

Among the 275 authors: Oates, Ellroy, Mosley, Lear, Dean

Robert Faires, Thu., Sept. 11, 2014

First Authors Announced for Texas Book Festival

Marquee names run the gamut from Amis to Ziggy

Robert Faires, Fri., July 25, 2014

TBF 2014 Authors: Recent Review & Interviews

Jeff Abbott Inside Man: Lone Star (In)Justice

Sarah Bird, Above the East China Sea: Far Away, From Home

Kenny Braun, Surf Texas: Swell!

Douglas Brinkley, The Nixon Tapes: 'The Nixon Tapes'

Robert Bryce, Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper: Far Away, From Home

Bill Cotter, The Parallel Apartments: Bill Cotter's Parallel Apartments Are Full of Freaks Like You and Me

Elizabeth Crook, Monday, Monday: Far Away, From Home

Rod Davis, South, America: Lone Star (In)Justice

Carrie Fountain, Instant Winner: Fall in re: Verse

Meg Gardiner (review), Phantom Instinct: Lone Star (In)Justice

Meg Gardiner (interview): July Is Crime Month: Q&A with Meg Gardiner

Lacy Johnson, The Other Side: 'The Other Side'

Bret Anthony Johnston, Remember Me Like This: Bret Anthony Johnston at BookPeople

Lindsey Lane, Evidence of Things Not Seen: Evidence of Things Not Seen

Richard Linklater, Boyhood: The Time of Their Lives

Elizabeth McCracken, Thunderstruck and Other Stories: Far Away, From Home

Michael Morton, Getting Life: Lone Star (In)Justice

Broadus Spivey & Jesse Sublett, Broke Not Broken: Not Without a Fight

Doug Swanson, Blood Aces: Lone Star (In)Justice

Merritt Tierce, Love Me Back: Absolutely Confabulous

Mira Jacobs, : Lit-urday: The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing

James Magnuson, Famous Writers I Have Known: On Writers and Con Men

Doug Dorst, S.: Doug Dorst, Part Two: The Coffeehouse Transcript About 'S.' Continues!

Previous Texas Book Festival coverage: 2013, 2012