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"A Celebration of Writing, and Reading"

Louis Black's notes on the first Chronicle Short Story Contest

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 14, 2017 5:00 PM

Texas Book Festival 2017: The First Dozen

Lisa Ko, Claire Messud lead off first look at fest lineup

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 7, 2017 12:50 PM

Day Trips & Beyond: Of Texas Rivers & Texas Art

Collection expands our appreciation for nature and art

Gerald E. McLeod, Daily, Apr. 26, 2017 2:18 PM

In Memoriam: Gary Cartwright

Time to "Turn Out the Lights" for the Texas Mad Dog writer

Robert Faires, Daily, Mar. 2, 2017 3:45 PM

Hanging Out With the Dream King

Mathias Svalina delivers slivers from the oneiroi to your front door

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Mar. 1, 2017 1:00 PM

Review: Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall

Razor-sharp language and wit elevate this coming-of-age novel

Barbara Chisholm, Daily, Jan. 6, 2017 2:16 PM

Hey, Grownups! More Graphic Novels!

Three new releases from those geeky savants at Fantagraphics

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 13, 2016 4:00 PM

Hey, Grownups! Graphic Novels!

Three new releases from the good folks at Drawn & Quarterly

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 6, 2016 4:30 PM

My Father’s House: A Moment With Bruce Springsteen

“His lyrics tethered me to my family, the way they grew up”

Libby Webster, Daily, Dec. 2, 2016 11:10 AM

The Mystery: What’s on Kleinfeld’s List?

10 classic solutions to which crimes are worth reading about

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Nov. 30, 2016 4:00 PM

These New Crime Thrillers Make Killer Presents

Following the deadly stalkers through the stacks of Mulholland

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Nov. 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Springsteen Is Born to Sign in Austin

BookPeople snags the Boss for his only memoir tour stop in Texas, Dec. 1

Robert Faires, Daily, Nov. 22, 2016 10:30 AM

Looking From the Outside
With Selim Özdogan

Turkish-German author talks politics in the U.S. and Turkey

Katarina Brown, Daily, Nov. 15, 2016 2:30 PM

Eating the Fudge

Queering the family with Queer Rock Love author Paige Schilt

Mary Cantrell, Daily, Nov. 5, 2016 10:00 AM

Grace Bonney Leads In the Company of Women Event

Texas Book Festival brings Design*Sponge founder and friends to town

Will McCarthy, Daily, Oct. 6, 2016 4:50 PM

The Mind’s New Science Guys

UT profs mix brain data, insight, and badinage for live entertainment

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 3, 2016 10:00 AM

Lit-urday: Margarito and the Snowman by REYoung

Austin author’s latest waggles an icy pistola at your hangover menudo.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List

TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more

Robert Faires, Daily, Sep. 15, 2016 7:45 PM

David Wheeler of Dragon’s Lair Has Been Selling Comics In Austin for 30 Years

Local bastion of supergraphics & gaming celebrates three decades

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Sep. 14, 2016 12:01 PM

Q&A: Gloria Steinem

Activist icon is the 2016 Liz Carpenter Series Lecturer on Wednesday

Jessi Cape, Daily, Sep. 12, 2016 12:35 PM

Who … Is … Couri Vine?

Comic-book creators Leah Lovise & Vanessa Shealy know – and are telling

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 9:30 AM

Lit-urday: Supremacist

Super-fan David Shapiro visits every Supreme store in the world

Mary Cantrell, Daily, Jul. 2, 2016 3:17 PM

The Present in the Past Tense

Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later

Rod Machen, Daily, Jun. 27, 2016 1:00 PM

Bedside Manner: Sharing Shelf Space

My parents' Kindle library and me

Kimberley Jones, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 2:00 PM

Bedside Manner: Keeping Up to Date

The search for better cocktail banter

Brandon Watson, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 1:30 PM

Bedside Manner: Guitar & Pen

Homework vs. live music ascension

Raoul Hernandez, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 1:25 PM

Bedside Manner: Hell, Ghosts, and Blood

Nihilists have more fun

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 9:30 AM

Beside Manner: Facing Grief

Using literature to move past tragedy

Annamarya Scaccia, Daily, Jun. 21, 2016 12:23 PM

Ben Snakepit Releases His Manor Threat

New collection of diary comics debuts at Beerland this Saturday

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 8, 2016 12:05 PM

Inside Blackout

Memoir author Sarah Hepola returns to BookPeople Tuesday

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 7, 2016 11:30 AM

Time for Another Graphic Novadose of That Kramer’s Ergot

Sammy Harkham’s new anthology is one long & strange & stunning trip

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, May. 25, 2016 2:35 PM

Mayor's Book Club Befriends Lincoln

Our 2016 read is Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln

Robert Faires, Daily, May. 2, 2016 3:20 PM

On Second Thought, Never Mind that Whole Virgin/Whore Dichotomy

Chester Brown's Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus? Oh holy shit.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Apr. 20, 2016 3:05 PM

Saadia Faruqi at BookPeople

Houston author and interfaith activist shares her stories

Jessi Cape, Daily, Feb. 12, 2016 11:10 AM

Education Reporter Michael Brick Dead

Author of book on Reagan High dies of cancer

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Feb. 8, 2016 5:30 PM

Cargill Gets Strange

Local author revealed to be Marvel's hidden scripter

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 16, 2015 3:20 PM

John Irving Opens Up at BookPeople

Garp author talks his new novel, how he writes, and sex

Raoul Hernandez, Daily, Nov. 13, 2015 1:10 PM

Neil Gaiman on James Thurber's The 13 Clocks

The acclaimed fantasy writer champions a forgotten masterpiece

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Nov. 13, 2015 10:30 AM

Lit-urday: The Realist

This is what it's like when you're a man, a husband, a father, an artist.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Nov. 7, 2015 5:30 PM

Lit-urday: Slade House

David Mitchell lights up a compelling Joss shtick.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 31, 2015 8:25 PM

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