Reviews Books

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You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century
Time to rethink jazz

Michael Toland, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Tori Amos's Boys for Pele
The cult of Tori Amos and how to navigate a life of writing

Rachel Rascoe, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Been So Long: My Life and Music
Have a sip of Kool-Aid and flash back to the Haight-Asbury

Jay Trachtenberg, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
How to Be Famous
A fictional relative to High Fidelity

Abby Johnston, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording With Wilco, Etc.
Kids, cancer, and Vicodin: Jeff Tweedy’s life in Wilco – first half!

William Harries Graham, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities
MC5 leader rolls five books into one

Tim Stegall, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
My Years With Townes Van Zandt
Twenty years with Townes Van Zandt riding shotgun

Doug Freeman, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Debussy: A Painter in Sound
What does it mean to be a classical radical?

Graham Reynolds, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Wasn't That a Time: the Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America
Once, folk singers faced jail time and worse for their political affiliations

Kevin Curtin, Music, Dec. 20, 2018

Books to Read and Wrap for the Holidays
A Mile Above Texas
Gorgeous images of land and water shot from the air provide a fresh perspective on the Lone Star State

Robert Faires, Arts, Dec. 6, 2018

Books to Read and Wrap for the Holidays
Garlandia
One family man’s fight to survive divine assaults and a community turned against him becomes a rollicking, rambling epic, superbly rendered

Wayne Alan Brenner, Arts, Dec. 6, 2018

Books to Read and Wrap for the Holidays
Emergency Contact
It’s wry and vulnerable love via text message in this YA novel set in Austin

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Dec. 6, 2018

Breaking Bread
Breaking Bread

Alisha McDarris, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

Buttermilk Graffiti
Buttermilk Graffiti

Jessi Devenyns, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

There There
There There
The Big Oakland Powwow provides a window into modern Native American life in Tommy Orange's searing debut novel

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Oct. 25, 2018

Number One Chinese Restaurant
Number One Chinese Restaurant

Emily Beyda, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown
Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown

Wayne Alan Brenner, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

Little Fires Everywhere
Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng's second novel offers rich portrayals of motherhood in the suburbs

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Oct. 25, 2018

You and I Eat the Same
You and I Eat the Same

Danny Palumbo, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

The Wedding Date
The Wedding Date
For a good time, read Jasmine Guillory's delightful debut romcom

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Oct. 25, 2018

Pie Squared
Pie Squared

Melanie Haupt, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

November Road
November Road
Lou Berney's latest, set around JFK's assassination, is a tightly written crime tale worthy of Raymond Chandler or James M. Cain

Jesse Sublett, Arts, Oct. 25, 2018

Check, Please!
Check, Please!

Wayne Alan Brenner, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

I Am a Filipino and This Is How We Cook
I Am a Filipino and This Is How We Cook

Kahron Spearman, Food, Oct. 25, 2018

<i>An American Marriage</i> by Tayari Jones
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
This bittersweet novel charts a wrongful conviction's effect on a young couple

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Oct. 18, 2018

<i>Suicide Club: A Novel About Living</i> by Rachel Heng
Suicide Club: A Novel About Living by Rachel Heng
This debut novel about a future in which people can live forever is a bittersweet yet life-affirming story of eternity versus death

M. Brianna Stallings, Arts, Oct. 11, 2018

From Slavery to Buffalo Soldier in <i>Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen</i>
From Slavery to Buffalo Soldier in Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
Sarah Bird's historical novel tells one woman's unique tale of freedom

Marisa Charpentier, Arts, Oct. 4, 2018

<i>Presidio</i> by Randy Kennedy
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.

Jay Trachtenberg, Books, Sept. 13, 2018

<i>Into the Black Nowhere</i> by Meg Gardiner
Into the Black Nowhere by Meg Gardiner
In the sequel to UNSUB, Gardiner pits Caitlin Hendrix against a killer based on Ted Bundy and shows again what a great storyteller she is

Jessi Cape, Arts, July 26, 2018

<i>The Undertaker's Daughter</i> by Sara Blaedel
The Undertaker's Daughter by Sara Blaedel
Denmark's "Queen of Crime" brings the mystery Stateside with a Danish woman who must deal with both a funeral home she's inherited in Wisconsin and a local murder

Elizabeth Cobbe, Arts, July 19, 2018

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