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Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
" a meteorological sense but a literary one. The Texas Book Festival has released the full list of authors..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival 2018: Making History: The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Uncovering the untold stories of integration at UT
"...It: The Story of Integration at the University of Texas at Austin, they expected to be adding to a..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

Texas Book Festival 2018: Cecile Richards
Former Planned Parenthood leader calls for action
"...step too far, but it was clear that the Texas Book Festival crowd this year wanted to talk politics...."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

Texas Book Festival 2018
"...2018 Texas Book Festival on October 27, 2018..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Photo Gallery

Texas Book Festival 2018: Meet the Indie Next Authors
Faves R.O. Kwon, Tommy Orange, and Nicole Chung get personal
" sit at the cool kids' table? Moderator and bookseller from Jersey City’s WORD Bookstore, Hannah Oliver Depp, acknowledged..."

Oct. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Texas Book Festival 2018: War Reporting: The Fighters on the Ground
C.J. Chivers on capturing the lives of American soldiers now
"...whether he was seeing us, patron civilians of the Texas Book Festival, or the people he’s known in war,..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Elizabeth Banicki

Texas Book Festival 2018: Real Romance: Alyssa Cole and Jasmine Guillory
The two on what makes their contemporary love stories sparkle
"...toward the end of the session, Guillory credited Cole’s books, “where black women are getting their happy endings,” as..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Texas Book Festival 2018: Alternate Realities: Sci-Fi in 2018
V.E. Schwab and John Scalzi ponder the point of writing sci-fi
"...The panel “Alternate Realities: Sci-Fi in 2018” revolved around one amusing but disturbing question: Why bother?..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Real Story of Lolita
Sarah Weinman on the true crime story behind Nabokov’s novel
"...about what led Weinman to write her latest nonfiction book. Weinman described a precocious youth – reading her parents’..."

Oct. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest
Acclaimed An American Marriage novelist leads pack of 15
"...We’re six months away from October’s Texas Book Festival, and two months shy of the traditional..."

June 19, 2018 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Books for Days
The read goes on forever at the 2018 Texas Book Festival
"...of the literary expand from you with a single book in your hands to you, along with thousands of..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
"...both cultural analyses and personal memoirs, a slew of Texas Book Festival authors capture that pervading influence in the..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Texas Book Festival’s Literary Libations Events Start This Week
Cocktails and books go together like poetry and pickle backs
"...the second year running, the good people of the Texas Book Festival invite you to join that tradition with..."

Aug. 6, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

2018 Texas Teen Book Festival Lineup
Tenth fest brings YA stars Marissa Meyer, Patrick Ness, & more
"...The Texas Teen Book Festival turns 10 in 2018, and this..."

July 25, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

All Politics Is Local at Texas Tribune Festival
Evan Smith leads the fest’s move Downtown and brings national newsmakers to Austin
" Evan Smith's invitation to appear at this weekend's Texas Tribune Festival – for free, just like the hundreds..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic Giant
Don Graham's Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film
"...Texans overwhelmingly despised the Texas epic novel penned by an outsider who played to..."

April 13, 2018 Books Review by Joe O'Connell

Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown
"...burning from the glossy oversized pages of Wyatt McSpadden's Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown?..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
From charming zombies to pompous actors, 10 films to seek in 2019
"...You may be done with 2018, but 2018 isn't done with you. While festival season..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Ta-Nehisi Coates for SXSW 2018
Plus Teen Vogue, The Daily Show, and Charlie Rose
" the latest additions to the lineup for SXSW 2018, with modern media heavy hitters like Ta-Nehisi Coates, the..."

Aug. 30, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Episode 1 of The Tacos of Texas Is Now Live
PBS DocuSeries begins its taco travels in Austin
"...The Tacos of Texas – a documentary series based on the acclaimed eponymous..."

Sept. 25, 2018 Food Post by Nina Hernandez

Austin Film Festival Snags Widows
High profile and local features fill out the schedule
"...Austin Film Festival just announced its full film lineup, and the roster..."

Sept. 25, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Hater's Guide to Food During ACL Festival
Here’s where to eat if you’d like to stay far away from the melee
"...hell on earth than the prospect of a music festival. And I’m defining certain age loosely here...."

Oct. 4, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Gary Hart Biopic The Front Runner to Close Austin Film Festival
New films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Asghar Farhadi added to fest
"...Oscar nominees and winners at this year's Austin Film Festival. The festival dedicated to the work of the screenwriter..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Pickathon, Texas
Austin talent looms large at Oregon fest
"...bands playing here than at the Austin City Limits Festival," commended Shakey Graves in the midst of his set..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Review: Berlin
At last complete, Jason Lutes' graphic novel is a masterpiece
"...the 18-year history of creating this masterwork. And the Texas Book Festival has wisely invited Lutes to do just..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Arts Post by Jesse Sublett

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright
With new book God Save Texas, The Looming Tower series on Hulu, and his play Cleo at the Alley, Lawrence Wright is the man of the moment
"...When he's covering a subject (be it bin Laden, Texas politics, or Scientology), he picks up on things most..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

Ben Fountain on Beautiful Country Burn Again
In his new book, the author lights up 2016 to make sense of that crazy, intense year
"...448 pp., $27.99). Prior to his appearance at the 2018 Texas Book Festival, Fountain met with the Chronicle to..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Drinker's Guide to Literary Austin
Local authors dish on their favorite bars for reading and writing
"...Lit Crawl Austin, a literary pub crawl co-hosted by Texas Book Festival and the Litquake Foundation, which features some..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Stephanie Elizondo Griest Tracks Injustices on U.S. Borders
The award-winning journalist discusses her latest book, All the Agents and Saints
"...Hill) about her work, the unexpected 180-degree turn her book makes midway through, and random genius of happenstance. [inset-1-right]..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Arts Feature by Marc Savlov

On Writers and Con Men
James Magnuson's roman à clef about a creative writing program in Texas is in many ways a loving tribute to James Michener
"...Magnuson's current job as director of the University of Texas Michener Center for Writers, until you realize that he..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

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