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Do Androids Dream of a Screening This Cool?
You begin to see the connections, maybe you eventually uncover something as enormous as what Ryan Gosling’s Detective K finds in this Denis Villeneuve-helmed sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece.

3:55PM Fri. Oct. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Texas Teen Book Festival: This Weekend!
Here comes the Texas Teen Book Festival, a day-long feast for the relentlessly ink-hungry among us who revel in the best of what corporate marketing departments like to brand as YA fiction.

10:00AM Wed. Oct. 4, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Ghost In the Shell: Booking Major Kusanagi
Okay, look: The thing about a book like this is that it’s going to appeal to the sort of geeks who are really, really into the film and who might be moved to argue with whatever opinions the book’s author inevitably puts forth.

3:45PM Mon. Oct. 2, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Tom Hanks Joins 2017 Texas Book Festival
You might say the Texas Book Festival is like a box of chocolates: You never know what you're gonna get. For instance, you might get Forrest Gump himself. At least, that's the case with the 2017 TBF. Tom Hanks will be making an appearance on Sat., Nov. 4, to promote his new book of short fiction, Uncommon Type: Some Stories.

12:20PM Tue. Sep. 26, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Ransom Center Lands Ondaatje Archive
The Harry Ransom Center has scored another literary coup: the archive of Booker Prize winner Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient, as well as five other award-winning novels and a host of poetry collections.

9:00AM Tue. Sep. 26, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Uncomfortably Happily: Yeah, You Know What That’s Like
When city life gets to be a bit too much, you can always just move out to the country, right? Even if you’re not somebody who has a lot of extra money stashed away, maybe you can afford that sort of scenario – in fact, economies being what they are, maybe it’s even more affordable than your life in the city.

1:00PM Mon. Sep. 25, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Okay, readers, your wait to learn who will be attending the literary banquet of the year is over. The Texas Book Festival has announced the full menu of authors on tap for the 2017 event, and it's massive: 295 names, among them such luminaries as Jeffrey Eugenides, Jennifer Egan, Dan Rather, and Min Jin Lee.

8:00PM Tue. Sep. 12, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Uncle Staple and Austin’s 13th Annual Independent Media Expo
Here comes the 13th iteration of Staple!: The Independent Media Expo, now having ditched its longtime Marchesa location to release a weekend of fan-mobbed revelry and DIY merch and so much indie-comics-and-related-subcultural-goodness at Austin’s Millennium Youth Center.

9:00AM Mon. Sep. 4, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Texas Teen Book Festival Announces Lineup
The Texas Teen Book Festival announced the authors for its ninth celebration of young adult literature. This year's lineup? Thirty-eight authors ranging from "high fantasy to high tech to high drama,” says the TTBF Programming Director Meghan Goel. Expect the festival to have something for every kind of YA book-lover.

8:00AM Wed. Aug. 2, Jennifer Murphy Read More | Comment »

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