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My Little Red Book
Terminated for Reasons of Taste
Collection of local brainiac Chuck Eddy's freakishly knowledgeable music insights

Libby Webster, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul
"A man who carries the troubled history of an entire people on his back and a 24-piece band and three radio stations to boot cannot find peace"

Thomas Fawcett, Music, June 16, 2016

Texas Platters
Sheet Music: Waylon & The Grand Tour
Sheet Music

Tim Stegall, Music, May 26, 2016

Phases & Stages
Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements
'Mats 'tude – definitive

Neph Basedow, Music, March 31, 2016

<i>Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s</i>
Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s
Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria

Marc Savlov, Arts, March 10, 2016

Women of Mystery
Pleasantville
Attica Locke's stylish novel proves she knows how to craft a fiendishly intricate detective story

Molly Odintz, Arts, Feb. 25, 2016

Women of Mystery
The Do-Right
Lisa Sandlin's gem of a noir set in 1970s Beaumont is atmospheric, by turns amusing and harrowing, and surprisingly compassionate

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Feb. 25, 2016

Women of Mystery
Stillwater: A Jack McBride Mystery
With this debut, Melissa Lenhardt delivers a punchy page-turner with a real feel for life in small-town Texas

Jessi Cape, Arts, Feb. 25, 2016

Women of Mystery
Sunset City
Melissa Ginsburg's Houston-set debut is a steamy potboiler and a perfect detective novel for millennials

Molly Odintz, Arts, Feb. 25, 2016

Texas Platters
Love Notes From the Bear
Austin's big brown bear of a singer-songwriter-Stratocaster, Jon Dee Graham, doodles his wife, real-life concerns, and ardor

Raoul Hernandez, Music, Feb. 11, 2016

Sherlock Chronicles
Sherlock Chronicles
A look behind the scenes of the BBC series Sherlock is informative, if not intimate

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Dec. 23, 2015

The Sherlock Holmes Book
The Sherlock Holmes Book
This encyclopedic overview of all things Holmesian will add a literary elegance to your coffee table

Wayne Alan Brenner, Arts, Dec. 23, 2015

Mycroft Holmes
Mycroft Holmes
This adventure of the Great Detective's brother as a young man is a fine addition to the canon

Molly Odnitz, Arts, Dec. 23, 2015

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories
A stupendous survey of Sherlockian parodies and pastiches from 1890 to the present

Robert Faires, Arts, Dec. 23, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Austin City Limits: A Monument to Music
Four decades of ACL tapings told in (mostly) pictures

Jim Caligiuri, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors
Rules for Werewolves
This tale of runaways prowling suburbia in a pack recalls the eerie unreality of The Twilight Zone

Robert Faires, Arts, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Chapter and Verse: New Order, Joy Division and Me
Where's Hooky?

Richard Whittaker, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl
Dysfunction made me a riot grrrl

Neph Basedow, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Way Down in Louisiana: Clifton Chenier, Cajun, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop Music
South Louisiana stew with a side of accordion

Jay Trachtenberg, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors
Kissing in America
Rabb's second YA novel features more than one love story, and they're all worth telling

Kimberley Jones, Arts, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Dark Days: A Memoir
Lamb of God frontman details his 31 days in a Czech prison

Richard Whittaker, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Fortunate Son
Ex-Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman rocks joy and rolls vengeance

Michael Toland, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors
Hill Country Property
Passion, compromise, and human frailty figure large in this touching and funny Texas novel

Joe O'Connell, Arts, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Over the Top and Back: The Autobiography
It's not unusual that Tom Jones doesn't kiss and tell

Greg Beets, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Petty: The Biography
Gator comes clean

Scott Jordan, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
A Life ... Well, Lived
A redneck mother's recollections – those that remain

Doug Freeman, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors
Bats of the Republic
An arcane tapestry of alternate cowboy history and steampunk sci-fi in a multitextured graphic package

Wayne Alan Brenner, Arts, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Los Lobos: Dream in Blue
Four decades of that little ol' band from East L.A. in 162 pages

Jay Trachtenberg, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
M Train
Poet leaves time and space

Jessi Cape, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Weird Yet Strange: Notes From an Austin Music Artist
Vaunted Austin artist writes beyond his own posters

Tim Stegall, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

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