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Review: Berlin

At last complete, Jason Lutes' graphic novel is a masterpiece

Jesse Sublett, Daily, Oct. 26, 2018 10:00 AM

Review: Sophisticated Giant

The long-awaited bio of sax legend Dexter Gordon is here

Jay Trachtenberg, Daily, Oct. 23, 2018 12:01 PM

Jason Lutes: Berlin

Texas Book Festival brings the author and his magnum opus to Austin

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 22, 2018 10:00 AM

Romancing the Holmes

What inspired Sherry Thomas to turn Sherlock into Charlotte?

Rosalind Faires, Daily, Oct. 2, 2018 9:15 AM

Review: The Hollow of Fear

Charlotte Holmes is back, and the stakes are higher than ever

Rosalind Faires, Daily, Oct. 2, 2018 9:00 AM

Tillie Walden Returns Home With an Important Message

The prolific graphic novelist says eat spicier food; kiss more queers

Beth Sullivan, Daily, Oct. 1, 2018 1:30 PM

Review: Lake Success

Gary Shteyngart's novel takes a witty bite out of the 0.01%

Jay Trachtenberg, Daily, Sep. 13, 2018 11:40 AM

Presidio by Randy Kennedy

For his debut novel, Kennedy creates a road story that portrays the harsh West Texas terrain beautifully and fills it with sympathetic characters.

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Review, Sep. 13, 2018

Looking For a Writing Class, Austinite?

Calling all writers sick of their cruel inner critics

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Sep. 9, 2018 12:34 PM

Ngozi Ukazu Hip-Checks This Year’s Staple! Expo

Local artist brings a hockey team’s worth of wit & bro-centric warmth

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Sep. 5, 2018 1:00 PM

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List

Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more

Robert Faires, Daily, Aug. 29, 2018 8:00 PM

Review: The Annotated Big Sleep

Everything you need to know about Raymond Chandler's classic

Jesse Sublett, Daily, Jul. 27, 2018 2:11 PM

Review: The Big Book of the Continental Op

All of the Dashiel Hammett PI's cases in one energetic volume

Jesse Sublett, Daily, Jul. 27, 2018 10:37 AM

Crime Month: Appreciating Mary Higgins Clark

The author to read when you need suspense and comfort

Nina Hernandez, Daily, Jul. 23, 2018 10:30 AM

Hunting the Golden State Killer in I'll Be Gone in the Dark

How Michelle McNamara tracked a killer before her untimely death

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Jul. 19, 2018

Albert Race Sample Relives Texas Prison Life in Racehoss

Surviving 17 years on a prison farm

Reviewed by Elizabeth Banicki, Review, Jul. 19, 2018

Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

This machine is temperamental but it will give you things

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 10, 2018 7:58 AM

The Winner by Karl Stevens

Here's the latest from that Boston badass of sequential art and reverie

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 9, 2018 8:00 AM

Primed for Some Literary Vibranium?

Readers say, "Austin African American Book Festival forever!"

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 22, 2018 4:00 PM

Mohsin Hamid Speaks to Mayor's Book Club

Author fills Central Library for talk about his Exit West

Sumaiya Malik, Daily, Apr. 16, 2018 4:30 PM

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic Giant

Don Graham's Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

Reviewed by Joe O'Connell, Review, Apr. 12, 2018

The Reader's Field Guide to Michael Noll

The Austin writer behind The Writer's Field Guide

Katarina Brown, Daily, Apr. 4, 2018 11:30 AM

Elizabeth Crook’s The Which Way Tree

Chasing revenge on the Texas frontier in this remarkable new novel from the author of Monday, Monday

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Mar. 8, 2018

Five Pet Cats in Modern Fiction

And you won’t believe what happens to the third one

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Feb. 15, 2018 2:00 PM

Protest at Francisco Cantú Reading

Activists disrupt The Line Becomes a River BookPeople event

Brandyce Ingram, Daily, Feb. 14, 2018 2:25 PM

NY in the Snow

In this gorgeous volume, photographer Vivienne Gucwa documents the Big Apple’s yearly transmogrification into a winter wonderland

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Jan. 4, 2018

Five Recent Graphic Novels to End This Crazy Year Right

We mean, if there’s any way to end it that’s other than wrong

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 10:00 AM

Kickstartering that Lovise and Shealy

It's down to the crowdfunding wire for Couri Vine graphic novel

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 5, 2017 1:00 PM

The Prey of Gods

In a future South Africa, writer Nicky Drayden deftly mixes gods and robots and shows us how they and humans deal with change

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Nov. 9, 2017

Review: Spinning

Tillie Walden's graphic novel is a powerful coming-of-age tale

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Nov. 3, 2017 11:50 AM

Texas Book Festival 2017: Samantha Irby

Meet the author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life in real life

Beth Sullivan, Daily, Nov. 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Tillie Walden: Talking Comics

"If it was torture, I’d’ve given up by now.”

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Nov. 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Review: What Unites Us

Dan Rather's reflections on patriotism just may give you hope

Katarina Brown, Daily, Oct. 30, 2017 10:04 AM

Do Androids Dream of a Screening This Cool?

Blade Runner 2049 at the Alamo makes a Golden Hornet buzz

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 13, 2017 3:55 PM

Texas Teen Book Festival: This Weekend!

More books and authors than you can shake a dystopian future at

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Ghost In the Shell: Booking Major Kusanagi

Andrew Osmond’s hi-rez look at Mamoru Oshii’s sci-fi cinema classic

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 2, 2017 3:45 PM

Tom Hanks Joins 2017 Texas Book Festival

Oscar-winning actor will promote his book Uncommon Type

Robert Faires, Daily, Sep. 26, 2017 12:20 PM

Ransom Center Lands Ondaatje Archive

Author of The English Patient sends papers to UT

Robert Faires, Daily, Sep. 26, 2017 9:00 AM

Uncomfortably Happily: Yeah, You Know What That’s Like

New graphic novel from D&Q nails the modern creative life

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Sep. 25, 2017 1:00 PM

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