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Why Sarah Elaine Smith Writes the Way She Does
For her debut novel Marilou Is Everywhere, Sarah Elaine Smith has crafted a compelling missing girl mystery and delicately nudged it to the corner of the frame to focus instead on a girl left behind, a girl who will eventually disappear from her own life.

11:30AM Wed. Oct. 23, 2019, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Book Review: How We Fight for Our Lives
You can’t judge a book by its cover, but perhaps the title is a gauge. The title of Saeed Jones’ new memoir How We Fight For Our Lives is a promise, or so it seems, of how we might hope to overcome life’s sufferings.

5:00PM Tue. Oct. 22, 2019, Laura Jones Read More | Comment »

Texas Book Festival: Nicky Drayden and Chris Brown
All science fiction is really about the present.
Austin-based science fiction authors Chris Brown and Nicky Drayden will both tell you that.

4:30PM Tue. Oct. 22, 2019, Elizabeth Cobbe Read More | Comment »

Book Review: A Cosmology of Monsters
Shaun Hamill’s A Cosmology of Monsters explores the medicinal effects the macabre has on a Texas family with deep inclinations towards schizophrenia.

10:00AM Mon. Oct. 21, 2019, Roberto Ontiveros Read More | Comment »

Book Review: A Cosmology of Monsters
 
New Multimedia Exhibit Captures East Austin Then and Now
On the Eastside sits a peculiar abode, forested in trees and adorned with a remarkable collection of, among other things, Tonka Trucks, Mickey Mouse stuffed animals, and toy lawnmowers, either kept from the owner’s childhood or gifted to him by neighbors whose children have long outgrown them.

1:00PM Wed. Oct. 16, 2019, Saskia Henn Read More | Comment »

Review: Jesus Christ Superstar
With the very first notes of the 50th Anniversary touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar – that sinuous, ominous electric guitar line from "This Jesus Must Die," slithering like the serpent through Eden – the air in Bass Concert Hall was charged. Not from a nostalgia reflex, but because it asserted this JCS was live – and alive.

5:30PM Tue. Oct. 15, 2019, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Halloween Man Author Throws Horror-Themed Party
Comic book writer Drew Edwards will be hosting a party for his comic book Halloween Man. The Road to 20 Years Kickoff Party is set for October 19, at the Flamingo Cantina in downtown Austin.

8:00AM Tue. Oct. 15, 2019, Alyssa Quiles Read More | Comment »

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: Abbott Threatens Austin With the Hammer Again
This week on The Austin Chronicle Show, we tackle the land development code revision, comic books, and the governor's continuing threats to override Austin's elected officials.

3:30PM Fri. Oct. 11, 2019, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

The Black Vault Is About to Open in Austin
The Black Vault, that ancient chamber of Stygian darkness, opens this Friday night at 8pm.

3:00PM Thu. Oct. 10, 2019, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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