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Texas Book Festival 2020: The Full Line-Up
Texas Book Festival No. 25 – aka Virtual Texas Book Festival No. 1 – is raring to go, and the proof is in the lineup. As of today, the full lineup has been announced, with more than 150 authors joining the Lone Star literary jamboree through some screen or other.

10:00AM Wed. Sep. 16, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Mayor's Book Club Says: "Read Local"
It's safe to say that 2020 hasn't exactly been a year of "business as usual." In business, in education, in entertainment, in socializing, in what we wear, where we go, how we interact, the expected has given way to the unexpected, the way things have always been done has given way to new ways of doing things. So why should the Mayor's Book Club be any different?

10:30AM Thu. Jul. 2, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Texas Book Festival Goes Virtual!
Have you ever wished the Texas Book Festival lasted more than one weekend? Well, this year, that big-as-the-Lone-Star-State literary event has granted your wish: The 2020 edition will be spread out over 16 days, Oct.31-Nov. 15. But there's a catch.

11:50AM Wed. Jun. 24, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Alamo Drafthouse Sells Birth.Movies.Death.
When Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League announced yesterday that he was stepping down as CEO to become executive chair, he stressed he would remain involved in operations at the Drafthouse, print wing Mondo, and Fantastic Fest. Yet one sub-brand – Birth.Movies.Death. – was missing, and now we know why.

7:00PM Fri. May 1, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Come Sail Away With Amanda Ward's The Jetsetters
"In the morning, Charlotte went to mass. When she knelt after communion, during the time she felt she had the most direct and clear line to God, she prayed, Dear God, please let me win a Mediterranean sea cruise."
For some people, going on a cruise is just that important. And Amanda Eyre Ward gets it. Really gets it.

1:00PM Wed. Apr. 22, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

This Bubblegum Is Packed With Chewy, Fucked-Up Flavor
"What if David Foster Wallace wrote Gremlins?" begins the press release from Doubleday.

2:45PM Mon. Apr. 20, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Five Post-Apocalyptic Novels for Your Plaguetime Pleasure
Look, this current situation of ours? Let’s not overestimate this thing: It’s not an apocalypse.
It’s not even a dystopia yet.

5:30PM Mon. Apr. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Read It Local, Pump Up Your Volumes
Got a lot of reading time, lately, when you’re not struggling to survive this mess we’re in?

3:15PM Mon. Mar. 23, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Persistence of Vision Podcast Books Your Life Up Right
They’re telling you to stay the fuck home, citizen. “Binge some video,” they’re telling you. “Read some books, listen to podcasts,” they’re saying.

8:00AM Mon. Mar. 16, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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