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LoneStarCon 3: The Lois McMaster Bujold Interview
Lois McMaster Bujold has won more Hugo Awards for best novel than anyone but Robert Heinlein, and if you’re confused about why, you haven’t been paying attention. For 27 years, she’s been turning out book after book in the acclaimed Vorkosigan Saga, a “military space opera” with a heart – and brain and uterus, or at least uterine replicator.

2:00PM Sun. Sep. 1, 2013, Amy Gentry Read More | Comment »

LoneStarCon 3: The Howard and George Show
To commemorate their half-century of improbable friendship, writers George R. R. Martin and Howard Waldrop spent an hour in front of several hundred people at LoneStarCon 3 telling the kind of stories on each other that made you feel they should have given up on one another or else fallen to fisticuffs long, long ago.

11:30AM Sun. Sep. 1, 2013, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

LoneStarCon 3: Friday
So two years after that mad wunderkind named Orson scared the bejeezus out of Mr. and Mrs. America and all you ships at sea with his radio version of a Martian invasion, he had a little sit-down with the venerable author of that tale as it originally appeared in print, courtesy of none other than a little Alamo City radio station, KTSA.

9:43AM Sat. Aug. 31, 2013, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

LoneStarCon 3: The Jo Walton Interview
“If you love books enough, books will love you back.” So says Morwenna "Mori" Phelps, the 15-year-old protagonist of Jo Walton’s weird, wonderful, genre-bending book that won last year’s Hugo Award for Best Novel, beating out, among others, George R. R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons for a win that surprised many.

10:30AM Fri. Aug. 30, 2013, Amy Gentry Read More | Comment »

LoneStarCon 3: The George R. R. Martin Interview
Amid reports of a dramatic uptrend in babies named “Khaleesi” and tourism to Dubrovnik, Croatia (aka King's Landing), we're guessing George R. R. Martin doesn’t need much of an introduction.

11:01AM Thu. Aug. 29, 2013, Amy Gentry Read More | Comment »

From a history of Austin to a Hot Sauce Festival book signing, all our local books news is good news.

10:30AM Fri. Aug. 16, 2013, Monica Riese Read More | Comment »

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UT Acquires McSweeney's Archive
The last few decades have not been kind to print media.

11:51AM Wed. Jul. 31, 2013, Monica Riese Read More | Comment »

An Austinite wins a Bulwer-Lytton Award, and Veronica Mars goes literary.

2:30PM Wed. Jul. 17, 2013, Monica Riese Read More | Comment »

Some live, some die, and some age gracefully. Here's the latest from the Austin publishing scene.

12:34PM Tue. Jul. 9, 2013, Monica Riese Read More | Comment »

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