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Texas Book Festival 2018: Meet the Indie Next Authors
Faves R.O. Kwon, Tommy Orange, and Nicole Chung get personal
"...Who among us hasn’t wanted to sit at the cool kids' table? Moderator and bookseller from Jersey City’s..."

Oct. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

New Harry Potter Prompts BookPeople to Revive the Magic of Release Parties Past
J.K. Rowling's latest brings the gang back together for one last hurrah
"...Summer is always the height of reboot season. We watch with alternating cynicism..."

July 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Lit-urday: 'The Vacationers'
Emma Straub's new novel reviewed
" Emma Straub's new novel of snobs on holiday the one to pull off the shelf?..."

June 7, 2014 Books Post by Amy Kamp

The Texas Accent
Texas Writers Month in Its Fifth Year
", Peggy Hubble will find an elongated envelope with the Office of the Governor as a return address on..."

April 24, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

The Little Press That Could
" she and Lisa Moore are in a movement together. Sharon Bridgforth is the author of the Lambda Award-winning..."

July 28, 2000 Books Feature by Suzy Spencer

Looking to the Future
"...are folding, an air of complacency is settling over the world of e-commerce, and Will Kreth has the exhilarating..."

March 2, 2001 Screens Feature by Kevin Fullerton

The Chain Gang
"...The larger of the country's two giant chain booksellers, Barnes..."

Nov. 29, 1996 News Feature

On the Move
With arguably the best content on the Web, Salon is poised to move into your living room and onto your radio dial :president and CEOMichael O'Donnell explains how.
" your car when you drive to work in the morning, he'll join you for dinner, and he'll even..."

March 3, 2000 Screens Feature by David Garza

Future's So Brite
I Love the Scent of Burning Flesh...
"...novels were marketed to horror fans, her fiction outstrips the genre trappings of contemporaries like Stephen King and Dean..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

What Amazon Will – But Mostly Won't – Do For You
Need a few reasons to shop local? BookPeople's got 'em
"...sneaky new scheme to enlist an army of information gatherers? In a new blog post, one of BookPeople's employees..."

Dec. 7, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

An Austin D.A. Turns to Detective Novels
Q&A with Mark Pryor on his Paris-set Hugo Marston mysteries
"...turned lawyer who now works as a prosecutor for the Travis County District Attorney's Office. He writes an award-winning..."

Oct. 10, 2012 Books Post by Jordan Smith

In Space
Online commerce puts customers on hold; here's how to get out of the loop
"...You know the Ouroboros? That ancient alchemic symbol depicting a snake chasing..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Screens Feature

Everything Went Black: Five Hits From Hell
What to watch this Halloween
"...habit with a four-decade history and I'm certain you'd rather read my thoughts on the darker side of the..."

Oct. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Buzz on Bagging
"...In the latest issue of The New York Review of Books..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

In Memory of Richard Dorsett
Beloved local left his mark on Austin
"...Richard Dorsett – bookseller, film buff, music fanatic, writer, collector, intellectual, Red Sox..."

Nov. 14, 2012 Books Post by Michael Hall

An Inside Look at Austin’s Biggest Used Bookstore
Half Price Books, N. Lamar: “We tend more toward the unusual.”
"...Elsewhere in the Chronicle, we told you a little bit about the..."

Oct. 19, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

DVDanger: Edgar Allan Poe's Black Cats
Two Italian retellings of the American horror classic
"...Edgar Allan Poe. And yet few writers have had their works more liberally adapted, translated, and mangled than the..."

Oct. 27, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dirty Words
Roger Gathman delves into local bookstores' shelves of smut to investigate the collective Gestalt of erotica.
"...In January of 1999, when the Senate was gearing up to try to unseat President..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

Returns to Sender
Recovering From the Returns Crunch
"...a chancy business; indeed, it has even been called the "worst business in the world to be in." But..."

March 13, 1998 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

A Double Shot of Wry
Author Neal Barrett, Jr.
"...purple house. And he writes books that stray outside the boundaries and send reviewers deep into their thesauruses in..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Books Feature by Mike Shea

Chain Reaction
In Book Wars, Independent Shops Become Casualties
"...Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury depicts a future world where the written word has been banned and the state is..."

Nov. 29, 1996 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

The details on the bookstore to go to in East Texas if you want your hair done and your book shopping completed in one stop.
"...Beauty, by the Book..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Big Fish, Bigger Fish
"...Barnes & Noble announced that it intended to buy the Ingram Book Group, a book distribution source for bookstores,..."

March 12, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Balcones Responds
"...To The Husband of Annie Black,..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Column

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Climbing coatimundis, Castro's cash flow, and a culture collector
"...We are never really touching anything. We just feel the molecules of us and whatever the thing is repeling...."

May 21, 2004 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

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

Nov. 19, 1999 Books Column

Intellectual Property Half Off
UT-area store latest book shop to close in Austin
"...Every armchair store manager will have their theory as to why it failed (the argument seems..."

Feb. 3, 2009 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Reviews
"...D: Various With the exception of "Genius Loci" and "Dream Lover Fondue" –..."

March 18, 2005 Screens Feature by Eli Kooris

This editorial content is brought to you by the Steve Miller Band. And … I'm having job dreams.
"...Unless you're an independent bookseller, an author, a publishing power broker of some stripe,..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

The Man Who Fell to Earth and Bad Timing
Musicians make uneasy actors. With his directorial debut, 1970's 'Performance,' Nicolas Roeg characteristically tossed convention out the hotel window by casting Mick Jagger as one of the leads. He would follow up with David Bowie and Art Garfunkel.
"...The Man Who Fell to Earth..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

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