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SXSW Announces First 2023 Speakers
SXSW Announces First 2023 Speakers
Olympian and entrepreneur Allyson Felix, Cecile Richards, more

Richard Whittaker, Aug. 30, 2022

Fox Announces <i>Bloom County</i> Animated Series
Fox Announces Bloom County Animated Series
The cartoon strip with Austin roots heads to the small screen

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 18, 2022

DC Features Daniel Johnston’s Artwork on Upcoming Batman Comic
DC Features Daniel Johnston’s Artwork on Upcoming Batman Comic
Up for preorder, Austin Books & Comics offers Johnston covers on March 1

Rachel Rascoe, Feb. 14, 2022

RIP Willie Siros, 1952-2022
RIP Willie Siros, 1952-2022
Local literary lion and SF convention pioneer dead at 69

Richard Whittaker, Jan. 7, 2022

<i>Gastro Obscura</i> Reveals a World of Food-based Weirdness
Gastro Obscura Reveals a World of Food-based Weirdness
The culinaristas of Atlas Obscura debut a brilliant new book

Wayne Alan Brenner, Oct. 12, 2021

The Texas Book Festival Unveils Its List of Participating Authors
The Texas Book Festival Unveils Its List of Participating Authors
In-person and virtual panels and discussions abound

Adrienne Hunter, Sept. 22, 2021

Texas Book Festival Scales Back In-Person Programming
Texas Book Festival Scales Back In-Person Programming
COVID puts the kibosh on State Capitol as a venue

Kimberley Jones, Sept. 13, 2021

Texas Book Festival 2021: First Authors Announced
Texas Book Festival 2021: First Authors Announced
Colson Whitehead, Elizabeth McCracken, Amor Towles lead the list

Robert Faires, July 21, 2021

Jason June's Gay YA Agenda
Jason June's Gay YA Agenda
The author makes a sex-positive, funny, queer addition to the genre

James Scott, June 1, 2021

Texas Book Festival Goes Hybrid in 2021
Texas Book Festival Goes Hybrid in 2021
October fest blends the virtual and a return of live events

Robert Faires, May 17, 2021

Review: <i>You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey</i>
Review: You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
UT could learn a lot from these "crazy stories about racism"

Michael King, April 13, 2021

Book Review: <i>I Came As a Shadow</i> by John Thompson
Book Review: I Came As a Shadow by John Thompson
Coach's autobiography is a tale of U.S. sports and U.S. history

Michael King, March 3, 2021

Five Graphic Gift Books For Your Creative Favorites
Five Graphic Gift Books For Your Creative Favorites
Or even for your own holiday-besieged self, right? Potentially?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Dec. 15, 2020

Texas Book Festival 2020: Isabel Wilkerson on <i>Caste</i>
Texas Book Festival 2020: Isabel Wilkerson on Caste
Festival talk highlights structural foundations of U.S. divisions

Michael King, Nov. 17, 2020

<i>The Arrest</i> by Jonathan Lethem
The Arrest by Jonathan Lethem
EXT. RURAL MAINE, POST-COLLAPSE: 3 old pals, one nuclear-powered car

Evan Rodriguez, Nov. 12, 2020

<i>Transcendent Kingdom</i> by Yaa Gyasi
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
A Ghanian American scientist makes findings about herself

Barbara Purcell, Nov. 11, 2020

Texas Book Festival 2020: Meet the Whiting Award Winners in Poetry
Texas Book Festival 2020: Meet the Whiting Award Winners in Poetry
Three emerging literary stars on disturbing the peace

Barbara Purcell, Nov. 10, 2020

Texas Book Festival 2020: Mychal Denzel Smith and Isaac J. Bailey in Conversation
Texas Book Festival 2020: Mychal Denzel Smith and Isaac J. Bailey in Conversation
The two authors discuss Black Americans and life post-America

Evan Rodriguez, Nov. 10, 2020

Texas Book Festival 2020: Mychal Denzel Smith
Texas Book Festival 2020: Mychal Denzel Smith
A conversation with the author of Stakes Is High

Evan Rodriguez, Nov. 4, 2020

Alright, Alright, Alright: <i>Dazed and Confused</i> in Print
Alright, Alright, Alright: Dazed and Confused in Print
AFS celebrates new oral history with virtual signing

Richard Whittaker, Oct. 23, 2020

Jan Reid: A Remembrance
Jan Reid: A Remembrance
Jesse Sublett pays tribute to his late friend as a true writer

Jesse Sublett, Sept. 22, 2020

In Memoriam: Jan Reid
In Memoriam: Jan Reid
Remembering the legendary author and Texas Monthly writer

Robert Faires, Sept. 21, 2020

Texas Book Festival 2020: The Full Line-Up
Texas Book Festival 2020: The Full Line-Up
All 150 authors announced for the 25th anniversary lit celebration

Robert Faires, Sept. 16, 2020

Mayor's Book Club Says:
Mayor's Book Club Says: "Read Local"
The 2020 choice? Three dozen books, all by Austin authors

Robert Faires, July 2, 2020

Texas Book Festival Goes Virtual!
Texas Book Festival Goes Virtual!
Annual literary event stretches from Halloween to Nov. 15

Robert Faires, June 24, 2020

Alamo Drafthouse Sells <i>Birth.Movies.Death.</i>
Alamo Drafthouse Sells Birth.Movies.Death.
Magazine and website becomes part of Cinestate

Richard Whittaker, May 1, 2020

Come Sail Away With Amanda Ward's <i>The Jetsetters</i>
Come Sail Away With Amanda Ward's The Jetsetters
Local author asks, "Won't you let me take you on a sea cruise?"

Robert Faires, April 22, 2020

This <i>Bubblegum</i> Is Packed With Chewy, Fucked-Up Flavor
This Bubblegum Is Packed With Chewy, Fucked-Up Flavor
Fantastic new novel deeply reimagines our world for better and worse

Wayne Alan Brenner, April 20, 2020

Five Post-Apocalyptic Novels for Your Plaguetime Pleasure
Five Post-Apocalyptic Novels for Your Plaguetime Pleasure
Because these ain’t the endtimes yet: Not. Quite. Yet.

Wayne Alan Brenner, April 13, 2020

Read It Local, Pump Up Your Volumes
Read It Local, Pump Up Your Volumes
Local bookmongers offer curbside pick-up & delivery

Wayne Alan Brenner, March 23, 2020

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