Reviews Books

151-180 of 1,068 entries
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

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors
Gwendolyn's Sword
A well-researched and swiftly paced historical novel for grown-up girls who dreamed of being knights

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed
Thirty-six rap songs, one for each year of hip-hop's life

Thomas Fawcett, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream
Reckless: My Life as a Pretender
Pretenders frontwoman gets as far as album No. 2

Tim Stegall, Music, Dec. 10, 2015

<i>The Wind in the Reeds</i>
The Wind in the Reeds
Treme actor Wendell Pierce finds Godot and gratitude in post-Katrina New Orleans

Robert Faires, Arts, Nov. 25, 2015

Sarah Vowell's <i>Lafayette in the Somewhat United States</i>
Sarah Vowell's Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
Everyone give it up for America's favorite fighting Frenchman

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Oct. 29, 2015

<i>The Double Life of Liliane</i>
The Double Life of Liliane
This odd, beautiful book from Lily Tuck is part memoir, part novel, part poetry, part historical quilt

Jessi Cape, Arts, Oct. 15, 2015

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink
Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink
Elvis Costello by Elvis Costello in 688 pages

Jim Caligiuri, Music, Oct. 15, 2015

Texas Book Festival Reviews
The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic
Pitchfork Senior Editor compiles

Neph Basedow, Music, Oct. 15, 2015

<i>The Heart Goes Last</i>
The Heart Goes Last
Margaret Atwood's latest tracks a luckless couple across a dystopian landscape

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Oct. 15, 2015

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