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William Kuhn Finds Jackie Onassis at Work
Reading Jackie by William Kuhn
"...When I started working as an assistant at Doubleday in January 1989, it was with more anticipation than..."

Jan. 11, 2011 Books Post by Anne Harris

Youth in Revolt
Teen angst is on the docket in this Michael Cera vehicle that's pleasant but never delivers on the revolt promised in the title.
"...Directed by: Miguel Arteta. Starring: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart, Zach Galifianakis, Mary Kay Place, Justin Long,..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Fortress of Solitude
Why are we reviewing Jonathan Lethem's The Fortress of Solitude when everyone else is? Because it's the finest novel of the past five years.
"...Doubleday, 511 pp., $26..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Big Mischief
Like the protagonist in his latest novel, Miss Spellbinder's Point of View, novelist Edward Swift is still battling the "disease of the literal minded."
"...ambition, a mainstream publishing career has still eluded him. Doubleday published his second novel, Principia Martindale, in 1982, but..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Book Reviews
"...Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 224pp., $21.95..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Books Feature by Cecily Sailer

Bats of the Republic
An arcane tapestry of alternate cowboy history and steampunk sci-fi in a multitextured graphic package
"...you want to experience this thickly threaded wonderment that Doubleday's had the good sense to publish, citizen – you..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Year in Books
Thirty-one titles that got us talking this year
"...burbling about Erin Morgenstern's first novel, The Night Circus (Doubleday), to give the first chapter a once-over. About 12..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Great Man
Kate Christensen's fourth novel is reminiscent of that particular breed that can only be weaved and wielded by a true artisan
"...The Great Manby Kate Christensen Doubleday, 320 pp., $23.95..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Books Review by Sofia Resnick

Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey
What do you do if you've invented a character who embodies the violent rejection of modern society, and that character becomes more popular than you ever dreamed he would?
"...Doubleday, 288 pp., $24.95 What do you do if you've..."

April 13, 2007 Books Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ghosting: A Double Life
As almost no one on this side of the pond gives a rat's ass about Naim Attallah, Erdal's account of their relationship in Ghosting allows American readers to appreciate their story for what it really is: how two misfits in British society negotiate space for themselves through the written word
"...Doubleday, 268 pp., $24 When flamboyant London publisher Naim Attallah..."

June 10, 2005 Books Review by Melanie Haupt

Atonement, Etc. -- Top 10-plus, Special 2002 bonus edition
Books for which we confess our true feelings, reconsider our disdain, or finally find room: top 10-plus, 2002 edition …
"...Atonement (Doubleday) by Ian McEwan: This hyped and acclaimed novel deserves..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Books Feature

Chuck Palahniuk and Gabe Hudson at BookPeople
Chuck Palahniuk and Gabe Hudson will be at BookPeople on Thursday, Sept. 26. Wayne Alan Brenner reviews the former's fifth book, Lullaby, while Martin Wilson examines the latter's debut, Dear Mr. President.
"...Doubleday, 260 pp., $24.95..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Books Feature

Man Walks Into a Room
"Often enough in Man Walks Into a Room, you get a plot description and a lesson," writes Clay Smith of Nicole Krauss' beguiling and haunting debut novel, about a man who loses his memory and isn't particularly interested in getting it back.
"...Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 248 pp., $23.95..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Books Review by Clay Smith

Adventures in the Book Trade
In Search of the McSweeney's Ethos
"...like Jonathan Lethem, who has been published by both Doubleday (Motherless Brooklyn) and McSweeney's (the recently published novella This..."

March 9, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Book Reviews
"...L.A. Requiem..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Books Review

India Ink
The Literary Coming of the Second Continent
"...Room With a View) recent novel Shards of Memory (Bantam/Doubleday, $11 paper), Barbara Grizzuti Harrison complained that "I do..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Michael J. DiLeo

Top Books to Cover the Good, the Bad, and the Doomed
Jesse Sublett's top reads of 2016 include a philosophical gumshoe, an irredeemable tycoon, and ill-fated whalers
"...understatement, too. Welcome back, Easy Rawlins! In Charcoal Joe (Doubleday), the great Walter Mosley gives us another story about..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Jesse Sublett

Play It Loud
Play It Loud: The Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar
"...the Electric Guitarby Brad Tolinski and Alan Di Perna Doubleday, 400 pp., $26.95..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Music Review by Michael Toland

Day Trips & Beyond: Two Travelogues
A couple of tales with ties to Austin
"...Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson Doubleday, 376 pp., $28.95..."

Feb. 24, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Reckless: My Life as a Pretender
Pretenders frontwoman gets as far as album No. 2
"...Reckless: My Life As A Pretenderby Chrissie Hynde Doubleday, 336 pp., $26.95..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins
The Trainspotting author rips into American culture in his latest novel
"...hope. The Sex Lives Of Siamese Twinsby Irvine Welsh Doubleday, 349 pp., $26..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Review by Tim Stegall

A Touch of Stardust
Its peek behind the scenes of filming Gone With the Wind make this novel a delectable summer treat
"...A Touch of Stardustby Kate Alcott Doubleday, 296 pp., $25..."

June 12, 2015 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...cake sculptor extraordinaire Natalie Sideserf and cake decorator Julia Doubleday competed on this week's episode of Duff Till Dawn..."

March 7, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Slater (Adderall Diaries). Cast: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin (World Premiere)..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Cortex and 'Spark'
John Twelve Hawks' dystopian thriller reviewed
"...Doubleday, 320pp., $25.95..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Smiling Through the Pain
Amy Gentry's top reads of 2014 thematized suffering in language so beautiful, she winced with every word
"...Dallas writer Merritt Tierce's waitressing novel Love Me Back (Doubleday), my top pick of the year, can suck all..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Hurts So Good
Jessi Cape’s top reads of 2014 show welcome signs of improvement in the way women are celebrated in literature
"...Tierce's bold work of literary fiction, Love Me Back (Doubleday), embodies the chaos of one woman's struggle to discover..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
Kathryn Harrison's look at Joan of Arc and her cultural legacy seeks to redefine this heroine for a new generation
"...Joan of Arc: A Life Transfiguredby Kathryn Harrison Doubleday, 400pp., $28.95..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Arts Feature by Anne Harris

Love Me Back
Merritt's Tierce's novel isn't for the faint of heart, but it tells of a young woman's survival with boldness and power
"...Love Me Backby Merritt Tierce Doubleday, 224pp., $23.95..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

Lit-urday: The Noble Hustle
Colson Whitehead's latest is an underachiever
"...Doubleday; 234 pp.; $24.95..."

Sept. 13, 2014 Books Post by Amy Kamp

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