Post Scripts

* SUN, DEC 29: Attorney Bert Pluymen will give a speech and appear for a booksigning at Unity Church of the Hills (Williamson Square Shopping Plaza on Anderson Mill Rd.) at 10am for his book The Thinking Person's Guide to Sobriety.

* ONGOING: The Austin Writers' League (AWL) is taking entries for two awards programs. The Young Texas Writers' Scholarship program is open to Texas High School students, awarding 12 scholarships in the areas of poetry, short story, essay, and journalism. The Teddy Book Award is a $1,000 prize for the best children's book written by an AWL member. Authors may join the AWL at the time of entry. Entries are due by Jan. 31. Call 499-8914...

Shelby Hearon: Now and Another Time is an exhibition celebrating the literary career of the novelist and UT alumna from her first novel to the 1996 publication of her 15th. Showing through Jan. 31 in the Wrenn Room on the seventh floor of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center...

Shouting in the Evening: British Theater, 1956-96, is a major exhibition exploring the creative impulses and performances shaping the last 40 years of British theatre, looking at works of Samuel Beckett, Caryl Churchill, David Hare, Joe Orton, John Osborne, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Timberlake Wertenbaker and others. In the Flawn Academic Center at UT, thru Jan. 31...

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The last time we heard about Karla Faye Tucker, she was being executed; now, almost four years later, there's a new novel about her. Or about someone very like her. And Beverly Lowry's classic Crossed Over, a memoir about getting to know Karla Faye Tucker, gets a reissue.

Clay Smith, Jan. 18, 2002

Not one day back from vacation and the growing list of noble souls who need to be congratulated is making Books Editor Clay Smith uneasy.

Clay Smith, Jan. 11, 2002

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