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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

Geisha and Other Books of 1997
Dusting off the Bookshelf
"...Film rights for Arthur Golden's first novel, Memoirs of..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Books Feature

Coffeetable Books
Dream On
"...Palm Springs Modern: Houses in the California Desertby Adele Cygelman, photographs by David Glomb..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Books Feature by Martin Wilson

Hats and Books Don't Mix?
"...the Austin Public Library system. In short, hats and books mix together like oil and water – specifically in..."

June 13, 2012 Postmarks

Reverb: An Odyssey
Joe Ely road fiction isn't very fictional at all
"...Ely's ruthless imagery and pace, Earle wanders across the desert and Texas, searching for an end to the turbulence...."

Dec. 5, 2014 Music Feature by Nina Hernandez

Bizarre Talents
The strange road to success of former Austin bookseller Lynn Bender.
"...the word "atypical" to describe how he began selling books, you prick up your ears. There's a lot about..."

March 10, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Hour: Poems by Kathleen Peirce 2. Wandering Time: Western Notebooks by Luis Alberto Urrea 3. Waiting: A Novel by..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Point of Sale
"...Tracey Tarlton and Peggy Hailey, Book People's book buyers..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Postscripts
Why Pam Houston's (A Little More About Me, Cowboys Are My Weakness) Austin reading may be a bit more adventurous than most; local bookstore news; and the Chicano / Latina Poetry Power Pack.
"...Farewell, Desert Books; Congrats, AICAS..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

The Silk Road
"...trade route known as the “Silk Road.” Covered by desert sands for centuries, this group of man-made caverns was..."

Aug. 7, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. Giles Goat Boy by John Barth 2...."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

A Thousand Splendid Words
Khaled Hosseini on Afghanistan, poetry, and writing
"...Khaled Hosseini transcends borders through books. We caught up with the international bestselling author (The..."

June 9, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey 2. The..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. The Collected Shakespeare 2. The Dialogues of..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...of regular Chronicle book reviewers to list our favorite books of the year, the decade, and the books we..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Edibles in Isolation
Send Me to a Desert Island, but Let Me Have My ...
"...Banished to a desert island, I'll go quietly if I'm allowed to bring..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Food Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island Crusoe 2000 doesn't rummage around for dog-eared Clancy..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear 5. The Harry Potter Books 6. Sight-Readings: American Fictions by Elizabeth Hardwick 7. My..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Postscripts
Big Fish, Bigger Fish
"...the Ingram Book Group, a book distribution source for bookstores, for $600 million. Ingram is the primary distribution source..."

March 12, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Postscripts
"...a new investor in a little-publicized but much-admired local bookstore, Desert Books, that caters to the academic crowd. Anyone..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Environs
Books, Books, and More Books
"...Times, newspaper clippings and press releases. Half a dozen books I was supposed to review last year still sit..."

April 28, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Local Author Tim O'Brien Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
'The Things They Carried' author on life, fiction, and truth
"...The Austin Chronicle caught up recently with Tim O’Brien,..."

Nov. 14, 2013 Books Post by R.U. Steinberg

Postscripts
Want a little morality with your murder tale? Austin author Suzy Spencer has the solution.
"...crime book upon the world. Wages of Sin (Pinnacle Books, 384 pp., $6.50) is about the January 1995 mutilation..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2. Letters to..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville 2. Rules..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Welcome to Night Vale The Novel
Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor move the strange little desert town of their wildly popular podcast to the printed page
"...know about Night Vale, right? It's that lonely Southwestern desert town inhabited by ghosts, angels, hooded figures, and sinister..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Arts Feature by Michael Berry

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. Arden Shakespeare Complete Works 2. King James..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Desert Island 1. Collected Shakespeare plays 2. Fitzgerald's The Great..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Local Bestsellers
Local bestsellers are based on recent sales at Austin bookstores selected to reflect varied reading interests.
"...the past 10 years, Lynn Bender has been a bookseller on the Drag ­ at Europa Books, the University..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Books Column

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