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Books on Wheels
In Austin, bookmobiles aren't just a thing of the past; they're the literary wave of the future
"...and say, 'I love the smell of gasoline and books.' But we totally get that," says Patrick McMahon. His..."

July 10, 2015 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

Half Price Books: Where Rare Is Well Done
Does the rare books room at Austin’s North Lamar location owe its success to alchemy?
"...writers tend to work in metaphors. Writers often write books, too, and books (along with vinyl records, magazines, and..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

BOOKS by Kevin McNamee-Tweed
In this collection of faux book jackets, you can totally judge books by their covers
"...of drawings ... of fake book covers ... titled BOOKS. The artist was sitting at the counter of Farewell..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Prospero's Books
This Greenaway film deconstructs Shakespeare's The Tempest with egotistical fervor – the play's not the thing, but Greenaway's vanity is.
"...Erland Josephson and Sabelle Pasco. Dense and impenetrable, Prospero's Books deconstructs Shakespeare's The Tempest with egotistical fervor -- the..."

Nov. 29, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SBOE Evades an Initial Vote on Social Studies Books
Right-wing claims books too pro-Islam, promote Communist values
"...to take a preliminary vote on contentious social studies books Tuesday, State Board of Education members – amid a..."

Nov. 19, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

How Many Banned Books Have You Read?
Redefine appropriate, suitable, proper, and honest.
"...Celebrate the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week! Local writers, musicians, and other prominent Austinites will..."

Sept. 25, 2013 Chron Events Post by Sarah Sharif

Five Graphic Gift Books For Your Creative Favorites
Or even for your own holiday-besieged self, right? Potentially?
"...are the default by now, of course. Which makes books more of a special thing, just on the surface...."

Dec. 15, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bedside Manner: Books In My Possession, Which I May or May Not Read
A consumer guide to recent purchases
"...I’m a sucker for books. Reading them, however, not so much. Name a classic..."

Dec. 1, 2011 Books Post by Wells Dunbar

Godzilla Attacks Austin Books
Local kaiju artist Matt Frank signing new comic today
"...60,000 ton monster in the same week. But Austin Books and Comics is lucky that way, courtesy of Godzilla..."

March 30, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Greg Hrbek Gets Incendiary at Malvern Books
Award-winning author presents a bomb-ravaged USA this weekend
"...for another installment of genre-happy bibliofestivity at Austin’s Malvern Books this weekend...."

Jan. 25, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gift Guide 2016: Coffeetable Books
Big books give heft to big success stories about women in business, Flatbed Press, UT’s collections, Pan Am, and the Spurs
"...and performing arts, natural history, science and technology, rare books and manuscripts, and more. Over 350 experts contributed content..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Vision 2020: Austin Books We're Looking Forward to in the New Year
Some local writers' books due out in 2020 we're eager to read
"...don't know all of the local authors with new books coming out in 2020, but we do know of..."

Jan. 9, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Persistence of Vision Podcast Books Your Life Up Right
Austin-based audio series brings lively lit-talk from local lights
"...citizen. “Binge some video,” they’re telling you. “Read some books, listen to podcasts,” they’re saying...."

March 16, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Jay Trachtenberg's Top Books of 2019
From the social upheaval of the Sixties to the double life of an intelligence agent to the secular past of an Orthodox rabbi, splits resolved into memorable books
"...Two delicious Austin books are Joe Nick Patoski's AUSTIN TO ATX: THE HIPPIES,..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Books on Film
Austin filmmakers and the books they love
"...out to local filmmakers to see what their favorite books were. We asked them three queries: 1) What is..."

June 17, 2016 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Books on Film
Tower director on punk and Capote
"...Filmmaking book: There are quite a few books on directing – I haven't read many of them...."

June 17, 2016 Screens Feature

Books on Film
Slash director loves John waters and a sci-fi classic
"...shine a light on two not super well-known coming-of-age books that I always go back to whenever I want..."

June 17, 2016 Screens Feature

Books on Film
How to avoid being desensitized to life
"...Filmmaking book: I have two books that come to mind. The first is Phillip Lopate's..."

June 17, 2016 Screens Feature

Books on Film
Film editing lessons through experimental novels
"...Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar: One of the most important books in Latin American literature. The story is told in..."

June 17, 2016 Screens Feature

Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2015
Paradise Sky and The Best I Recall head a list of stellar Lone Star books
"...by a racist killer seeking revenge. Paradise Sky (Mulholland Books), like Lansdale's equally fine 2013 novel The Thicket, channels..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Monkeywrench Books: Back in Business
Monkeywrench Books soft reopening & potluck today!
"...Attention all bookworms and anarchists: Monkeywrench Books celebrates their soft reopening with a potluck, and you're..."

Feb. 5, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Give Them Books This Year!
Second Annual Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair
"...“Here is a great opportunity to buy terrific autographed books as gifts.”..."

Dec. 6, 2010 Books Post by Anne Harris

Please Kill Me and other ROCK & ROLL BOOKS of 1996
"......"

Dec. 6, 1996 Books Feature

Closing the Books
A UT editor says he lost his job at the Center for Mexican American Studies for complaining about administrative malfeasance.
"...as the editor of the CMAS publishing unit, CMAS Books. By all accounts, Guerra is a fastidious and meticulous..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Coffee Table Books That Depict and Provide Escape From
"...Bordertown..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Top Books
Hard-Boiled Top Ten
"...Rocker/Wacko: Wesley Willis My list of top ten crime books of 1996 is dedicated to Eugene Izzi, the ultra-tough..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Year in Books
What New Book Did You Most Enjoy in 1998 and Why?
"...Stuart Wade: Kurt Vonnegut's intentionally unfinished farewell Timequake. Nowhere..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Books Feature

Books, Books, Books
The Summer of '95
"...the summer heat by spending time at Austin's myriad bookstores, where you'll find all these titles and so much..."

June 2, 1995 Books Feature

Little Books
"...The subject is Little Books. Stocking-stuffers, if you will. The kind where you pick..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Books Feature

The Little Books of Christmas
"...The barrage of coffee table books aside, Christmas (and Valentine's Day) is the time for..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

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