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Brendan Short, ZZ Packer put on readings
The Michener Center plays host to two upcoming readings
DAILY Books  November 24, 2008, by Kimberley Jones
"...4, 7:30pm, at Avaya Auditorium (ACES 2.302) on the UT campus (located at the southeast corner of 24th & Speedway). Both readings are free and open to the public...."

The Latest in Paper: The People's Poet
The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems
Books Review  April 2, 2004, by Dominic Luxford
"...In conjunction with the book, a feature-length documentary film is being made about Neruda by the book's editor, Mark Eisner. The project also includes worldwide public readings of Neruda's poetry during April, National Poetry Month..."

Pronoun Music
Books Review  August 3, 2001, by Ric Williams
"...From earlier readings of Cohen's work, I expected intelligently dry, sorrowful renderings of folks burdened with unduly proximate beings who call themselves humans but default to little more than pitiful, selfish, and incompetent ciphers of protoplasmic waste when dashed against the Gibraltar of the authorial brow. Oh, the wringing of their nothingness lives, stripped of all possibility of joy in the idealism of adolescent nihilism..."

Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take It Back
Rushkoff's latest is not just a critique of corporate culture but a call to arms, as well
Books Review  July 24, 2009, by Wells Dunbar


The Whole Death Catalog: A Lively Guide to the Bitter End
Just the sort of guide a literate, death-curious person would want to spend his or her dwindling time perusing
Books Review  July 24, 2009, by Wayne Alan Brenner


Submersion Journalism: Reporting in the Radical First Person From 'Harper's Magazine'
The argument that Harper's Magazine is all that stands between ourselves and idiocracy is a bit much, no?
Books Review  November 14, 2008, by Cindy Widner


New York Stories: Landmark Writing from Four Decades of 'New York Magazine'
Wherever there's a zeitgeist, New York magazine will be there
Books Review  November 14, 2008, by Kimberley Jones


The Gone-Away World
A flat-out ferociously good novel
Books Review  October 10, 2008, by Marc Savlov


Yesterday's Weather
Signature spare language with flares of lyricism from Booker Prize-winner Anne Enright
Books Review  October 10, 2008, by Elizabeth Jackson


The Wasted Vigil
This compelling Afghanistan-set novel puts a personal face on current Middle Eastern affairs
Books Review  September 12, 2008, by Jay Trachtenberg


Supreme Courtship
Christopher Buckley delivers some pretty spot-on satire of Beltway politics but misses the mark for humor
Books Review  September 12, 2008, by Jordan Smith


Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts – Abroad and Within
A Texan veteran's memoir on combat and its devastating aftereffects
Books Review  July 18, 2008, by Michael King


The Political Mind: Why You Can't Understand 21st-Century American Politics With an 18th-Century Brain
George Lakoff writes on a culture war in which "the main battlefield is the brain"
Books Review  July 18, 2008, by Sofia Resnick


How Perfect Is That
Sarah Bird skewers Austin society in the days of George and Laura and the Dellionaires.
Books Review  June 6, 2008, by Marjorie Baumgarten


Holy Moly
Blanco County's crime-solving game warden John Marlin is back.
Books Review  June 6, 2008, by Virginia B. Wood


We Are Now Beginning Our Descent
A war journalist's time in Iraq proves food for novelistic thought.
Books Review  June 6, 2008, by Dan Oko


Snuff
The shock of Snuff – about a record-breaking, 600-man sex-a-thon – is that the sexual content isn't that shocking at all
Books Review  May 30, 2008, by Matthew Patin


Personal Days: A Novel
Personal Days' themes of corporate downsizing and office malaise have been done before and done better
Books Review  May 30, 2008, by John Davidson


The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
The book itself is a kind of drunkard's walk through the history of probability, statistics, and chaos theory
Books Review  May 23, 2008, by Nora Ankrum


Dirty Money
Richard Stark's professional thief is back in action
Books Review  May 9, 2008, by Jesse Sublett


Many Readings of Ayn Rand
Postmarks  April 15, 2008


The Story of Forgetting: A Novel
Though this debut novel is about Alzheimer's, it's too funny, too inventive, too tender and finely written to be reduced to its tragic engine
Books Review  April 11, 2008, by Kimberley Jones


Unaccustomed Earth
With her second collection of short stories, Jhumpa Lahiri further establishes herself as a master of quiet despair
Books Review  April 4, 2008, by Melanie Haupt


The Second Plane: September 11: Terror and Boredom
Martin Amis tries breathlessly to evoke the post-9/11 change in the zeitgeist and, less successfully, to find a moral ground from which to respond
Books Review  April 4, 2008, by Michael Agresta


The Kingdom of Ordinary Time: Poems
This lovely, clearheaded collection should serve, for first-time readers, as a fine introduction to visiting professor and poet Marie Howe
Books Review  April 4, 2008, by Amy Smith


The Rain Before It Falls
Coe's latest is a somber work that unravels four generations of British women, each daughter curdled at an early age by the mother
Books Review  April 4, 2008, by Kimberley Jones


Kirby: King of Comics
A new biography of Jack Kirby successfully evokes the proper mystique and respect for this creative giant while revealing his human side
Books Review  April 4, 2008, by Rick Klaw


The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America
During the 1950s, comics came under societal and governmental scrutiny. David Hajdu examines this troubled time.
Books Review  March 21, 2008, by Rick Klaw


Mavericks: A Gallery of Texas Characters
"This is the west, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." That wisdom is at the heart of this collection.
Books Review  March 21, 2008, by Richard Whittaker


Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of 'Energy Independence'
Robert Bryce's dissection of the energy market isn't likely to win him friends.
Books Review  March 7, 2008, by Richard Whittaker


The Secret History of the English Language
If the late Douglas Adams had made his mark as a writer of history textbooks, the resulting volumes might read like The Secret History of the English Language
Books Review  March 7, 2008, by Ken Lieck


The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead
The Thing About Life is an acknowledgement of the inevitability of bodily decline dressed up in elaborate literary garments
Books Review  February 29, 2008, by Josh Rosenblatt


Dangerous Laughter: 13 Stories
Millhauser is a bit of an illusionist himself, trading in elaborate setups, allegorical sleight of hand, and fairy tales with something up their sleeve
Books Review  February 29, 2008, by Michael Agresta


The Flowers: A Novel
Dagoberto Gilb's latest novel takes readers on a startling and inevitable journey
Books Review  February 29, 2008, by Belinda Acosta


Night Train to Lisbon
This unlikely, labyrinthine but ultimately intriguing tale by Swiss writer Pascal Mercier is already a bestseller in Europe
Books Review  February 29, 2008, by Jay Trachtenberg


His Illegal Self
Carey, an Australian native, is at his best when describing the minutiae of the wild, and less when grappling with his implausible premise
Books Review  February 29, 2008, by Yvonne Georgina Puig


Beautiful Children: A Novel
In this remarkable debut novel, the decline of the great American experiment is written in the neon lights and decaying storefronts of Las Vegas
Books Review  February 1, 2008, by Josh Rosenblatt


The Somnambulist
Barnes crafts one of the finest first novels of the young century
Books Review  February 1, 2008, by Rick Klaw


Brooklyn Was Mine
Brooklyn is a place that demands to be understood literarily, whether the literature of choice is Walt Whitman's or Jay-Z's
Books Review  January 25, 2008, by Cindy Widner


The Pulpwood Queens' Tiara-Wearing, Book-Sharing Guide to Life
Meet the Pulpwood Queens and Kathy L. Patrick, Texas' answer to Oprah and perhaps just as important a name in the word biz
Books Review  January 25, 2008, by Joe O'Connell


Laura Warholic or, the Sexual Intellectual
Theroux has a knack for creative observations and clarity, as well as an undeniably vast knowledge of literature and sex
Books Review  January 18, 2008, by Sofia Resnick


Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford
Court intrigue is hot stuff this season
Books Review  January 18, 2008, by Margaret Moser


The Book of Other People
Profits from the sales of this priceless anthology of short stories will benefit 826NYC
Books Review  December 28, 2007, by Wayne Alan Brenner


I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg
This massive biography of Allen Ginsberg, lovingly assembled by Ginsberg's archivist, is a laborious read, at once fascinating and discomfiting
Books Review  December 21, 2007, by Melanie Haupt


Autonauts of the Cosmoroute: A Timeless Voyage From Paris to Marseilles
Autonauts of the Cosmoroute is the record of an epic adventure on the Autoroute de Sud, cobbled together from fragments composed on the road
Books Review  December 21, 2007, by Michael Agresta


Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity; Pornography: A Groundwork Guide
Part manifesto, part memoir, Robert Jensen's book calls on men to reject pornography, join the feminist movement, and rise above preconceived notions of sexuality
Books Review  December 7, 2007, by Terry Ornelas Woodroffe


Shooting War
Shooting War, writer Anthony Lappé and illustrator Dan Goldman's glossy, all-color graphic novel, is a political satire focused on the business of corrupt journalism, wars on terror, and networks shaking hands with governments
Books Review  November 23, 2007, by Sofia Resnick


The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
Disco doesn't have much to do with anything in Clane Hayward's memoir of her late Seventies, peripatetic preteens, which were spent shuttling between a hippie mom, redneck dad, and anybody else with an open space – but not necessarily an open heart – in which Hayward could crash
Books Review  November 23, 2007, by Kimberley Jones


Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique
Author Kelly DiNardo recounts the fascinating life of 'the queen of striptease'
Books Review  November 16, 2007, by Rick Klaw


Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales From the Other Iraq
If you think you know everything about how America is viewed by the people whom our troops are meant to be protecting, there is much in this volume that will surprise you
Books Review  November 16, 2007, by Ken Lieck


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