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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List

Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more

Robert Faires, Daily, Sep. 12, 2017 8:00 PM

Uncle Staple and Austin’s 13th Annual Independent Media Expo

The weekend of fannish revelry and indie-comics celebration returns

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Sep. 4, 2017 9:00 AM

Texas Teen Book Festival Announces Lineup

YA authors Adam Silvera, E. Lockhart, and more scheduled to attend

Jennifer Murphy, Daily, Aug. 2, 2017 8:00 AM

Transgender Comics Anthology “We’re Still Here” Nails Kickstarter to the Crowdfunding Wall

Oh! This thing has more successful panels than a SXSW weekend!

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 31, 2017 9:00 AM

Artist Jim Rugg Brings His New Street Angel to Austin

He’s the man with the golden pen; she’s the deadliest girl alive

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 25, 2017 9:00 AM

Drink to Me Only With Thine Lies

Those classic club tales tantalize, whether you’re sober or besotted

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 20, 2017 8:00 AM

Buzzfeed's Anne Helen Petersen on the Rise of the Unruly Woman

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud author comes to BookPeople

Rachel Rascoe, Daily, Jul. 18, 2017 8:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: What Got You Hooked On the Weird Stuff?

Waiting for the manlike creature with the glowing eyes

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 13, 2017 6:00 AM

Michener Center Director Named

Author Bret Anthony Johnston to head UT center for writers

Robert Faires, Daily, Jul. 12, 2017 11:30 AM

Come Again, You Resurrection Perverts

Danny Hellman’s new graphic novel is a sacripornolicious mind-blower

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 5, 2017 10:00 AM

"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

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