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Texas Book Festival 2012
October 27-28, 2012. 17 Photos
PHOTO GALLERY  October 29, 2012
"...October 27-28, 2012. 17 Photos..."

Paging Through the Texas Book Festival
Seen and heard at TBF 2012
DAILY Books  October 29, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"...See the Chronicle's photo gallery here for seen-and-heard highlights at TBF 2012...."

Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed
Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?
DAILY Books  September 12, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"...The Texas Book Festival announced its 2012 slate today, featuring big hitters in fiction (Junot Díaz, Justin Cronin) and nonfiction (Robert Caro, Douglas Brinkley, Cheryl Strayed, Naomi Wolf), plus pop culture personalities branching out (Jewel, Tony Danza)...."

First Authors Announced for Texas Book Festival
Marquee names run the gamut from Amis to Ziggy
DAILY Books  July 25, 2014, by Robert Faires
"...The breadth of experience in the books biz that the Festival represents is encapsulated in two of the names released this week: Martin Amis and Edan Lepucki. Amis is, of course, one of Britain's literary lions with 40 years of novels behind him, including the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Time's Arrow (1991), Money (1984), The Information (1995), and, most recently, Lionel Asbo: State of England (2012)..."

Texas Book Festival Announces Full Lineup
From R.L. Stine to Reza Aslan, 225-plus converge on the Capitol
DAILY Books  September 10, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...Ricardo Ainslie, The Fight to Save Juarez: LIfe in the Heart of Mexico's Drug War Holly Aker, Shaun Martin, and Caroline Wallace: Austin Beer: Capital City History on Tap Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell, Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever Jonathan Alter, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies Scott Anderson, Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Reza Aslan, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth Hugh Aynesworth, November 22, 1963: Witness to History Dan Balz, Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America Deni Béchard, Empty Hands, Open Arms: The Race to Save Bonobos in the Congo and Make Conservation Go Viral A..."

Spotlight on Texas Book Festival Authors
Taking a look back at the 'Chronicle's coverage so far
DAILY Books  September 13, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"...Gustavo Arellano (Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America)"

Texas Book Festival Announces 2012 Lineup
Hot off the press: Justin Cronin, Junot Díaz, and Cheryl Strayed among 200 authors to attend
Books Story  September 14, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"...Cronin's not the only fiction writer with a buzzy new release coming to the 2012 Texas Book Festival, which runs Oct. 26-27 at the Texas Capitol..."

Recommended at Texas Book Festival
Capsule reviews and panel info
Books Story  October 26, 2012

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
Music Story  October 25, 2018, by Rachel Rascoe
"...Dubbed a "Femme-onade mixtape" by the author, the forthcoming work uses Beyoncé's landmark 2016 album, Lemonade, to sound­track Tinsley's past. In 2012, the Califor­nia-raised scholar relocated with her husband for a job at the Uni­versity of Texas..."

Texas Book Festival’s Literary Libations Events Start This Week
Cocktails and books go together like poetry and pickle backs
DAILY Food  August 6, 2018, by Emily Beyda

Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark
The dean of Lone Star songwriting documented at the 11th hour
Music Review  November 3, 2016, by Doug Freeman
"...Saviano, who served as Clark's publicist and the producer of 2012's This One's for Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark, presents her subject with an intimacy that balances the dichotomy of his intimidating candor and keen sensitivity. For a musician whose work arose from so much personal experience, Clark's biography provides an indispensable companion to his oeuvre..."

Feast Your Eyes Upon the Edible Book Festival
Silly food, classic literature, and puns? Count us in.
DAILY Books  March 28, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...In 2012, the winners were such classics as Tart of Darkness, Valley of the Balls, Pride & Pretzel, War & Piece of Cake, and Winnie the Poo ("don't ask," they say), so we're excited to see what this year's entries turn out to be. The Grape Gatsby? Of Rice and Men? The possibilities are endless...."

Where to Feed the Guy Who Wrote the Book on Meat
Visiting author Bruce Aidells goes to Stiles Switch Barbecue
DAILY Food  October 30, 2012, by Mick Vann

Revised Fundamentals of Book Tours
Jonathan Evison at Barnes & Noble today
DAILY Books  April 25, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...Before Evison came to Austin for the 2012 Texas Book Festival, we praised the novel as "a raw and gutwrenching take on family dynamics written in digestible vignettes." The story hasn't changed, but the cover has: Revised Fundamentals comes out in paperback on Tuesday, May 7...."

Austin Food & Wine Festival Preview
Second annual fest moves to Butler Park
DAILY Food  April 25, 2013, by Virginia B. Wood
"...When a group of local hospitality and event professionals joined forces with Food & Wine magazine to purchase and re-brand the former Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival in 2011, there was some speculation about how well a new event with a focus on national celebrity chef talent and a higher price tag would be received in Austin. While the inaugural Austin Food & Wine Festival in April of 2012 did have its rocky patches, it was a respectable first effort..."

Austin Film Festival Announces (Almost) Full Slate
Opening and closing night films still to come
DAILY Screens  September 17, 2014, by Kimberley Jones

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
Arts Story  May 25, 2012, by Robert Faires
"...I don't know how the city's loose affiliation of arts writers – i.e., we get together for happy hour once a month – has managed it for this long, but the Austin Critics Table is marking its 20th year of commending outstanding work on the local arts scene. The list of nominations for its annual awards, which cover the period from May 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012, was assembled by the Austin American-Statesman's Michael Barnes (arts), Cate Blouke (theatre), Claire Canavan (theatre), Luke Quinton (classical music/visual arts), Claire Spera (dance), and Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (arts) and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jillian Owens (theatre), Jonelle Seitz (dance), and Robert Faires (arts)..."

The Fall Film Festival Season Takes Flight
Programming updates from AFF, Fantastic Fest, and aGLIFF
Screens Story  August 31, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"...A longtime ATX movie mover and shaker, Henry flew the coop for Chicago a couple of years back, but we're still calling him a hometown hero. Other aGLIFF 2012 standouts: Opening Night Film Cloudburst, a road movie starring Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker as two nursing-home lovers who head to Canada to marry; Closing Night Film My Brother the Devil, about homophobia in London's Arab community (it won the Grand Jury Award at the 2012 L.A..."

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
Giving a lot of sweet bouquets (and taking their sweet time doing it)
Arts Story  June 8, 2012, by Robert Faires
"...Critics participating in this year's awards – covering the period from May 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012 – were the Austin American-Statesman's Michael Barnes (arts), Cate Blouke (theatre), Claire Canavan (theatre), Luke Quinton (classical music/visual arts), Claire Spera (dance), and Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (arts), and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jonelle Seitz (dance), Jillian Owens (theatre), and Robert Faires (arts). THEATRE..."

Author! Author!
The Texas Book Festival brings 250 writers to the same place
Books Story  October 26, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"...You can find more of our recent interviews with TBF 2012 authors, including Suzy Spencer (Secret Sex Lives: A Year on the Fringes of American Sexuality), W.K. Stratton (Floyd Patterson: The Fighting Life of Boxing's Invisible Champion), and Michael Brick (Saving the School: The True Story of a Principal, a Teacher, a Coach, a Bunch of Kids, and a Year in the Crosshairs of Education Reform), as well as capsule reviews of new books from not-to-miss TBF authors, online at"

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