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Femmes Fatales: Rounding up Austin's Women of Mystery
"...Maxwell, Nancy Bell While driving on a lonely stretch of road, I get inspired. I see an abandoned farmhouse..."

May 2, 1997 Books Feature by Anna Hanks

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
"...(Alfred A. Knopf). Like an acid flashback for those of us who experienced it, even vicariously, and an eye-popping..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Janine Barchas’ The Lost Books of Jane Austen
In this nonfiction book, the local scholar provides fresh insight into the ways that Jane Austen became Jane Austen, literary superstar
"...There's no way that the author of Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility could have..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Nevermind the Score, Texas State Beat Tech
Bobcats enjoy Big-Time Football
"...Texas State won last week...."

Sept. 14, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

The Art of the Deal
City Coucil wants to cut a deal with Stratus Properties on the Barton Creek properties because they think House Bill 1704 gives them no other option.
"...Coming soon to the Barton Springs watershed ... Plano, Texas!..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Agency of Light
Tripping the Neon Lights Fantastic
"...Pato's Tacos photograph by Kenny Braun The fiery red of the Pontiac chief's head is still burned into my..."

May 23, 1997 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

The Spirit of Giving
A Special Christmas Wish List for the Local Media
"...Surely the value of giving is more symbolic than practical. A gift is..."

Dec. 20, 1996 News Column by Chris Walters

Skeletons Out of the Closet
José Guadalupe Posada
"...images from the exhibit are available at the end of this article...."

Sept. 15, 1995 Arts Feature

State of the City 2016
Mayor Steve Adler declares Austin “prosperous, strong … and cool”
"...There were no great surprises in the mayor’s “State of the City” address Tuesday night at Zachary Scott’s Topfer..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Lesson for Texas Tech: Bobcats Bite Cougars
Texas State beats up on UH, sets sights on Red Raiders
"...Dear Texas Tech, The rules have changed. See you Saturday. Best,..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Best Books of 2006
"...I didn't find love in 2006, yet certain books impressed me. William J. Cobb's Goodnight, Texas (Unbridled) is a..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Books Feature by Sofia Resnick

Lege Lines: Islamophobia Is out of Hand
In Texas and the nation, anti-refugee and anti-Muslim fervor grows
"...More than 1,000 Texans representing groups of faith met at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 31,..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Riding to the End of the Line
Can Cap Metro weather the recession, balance its books ... and run the buses and trains on time?
"...the transit agency's constituents – over the past couple of years, a seemingly unbroken stream of bad news has..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

APD Among Texas Police Agencies With Poor Eyewitness ID Procedures
The Justice Project says Texas police agencies are way behind in implementing best practices that can decrease the incidence of mistaken identification.
"...Department "meets the minimum legal requirements" for the administration of live and photo lineups of criminal suspects, but "does..."

Nov. 19, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lone Star Literature: A Texas Anthology
Lone Star Literature: A Texas Anthology
"...Lone Star Literature: A Texas Anthology..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Books Review by R.U. Steinberg

The Challenge of Judge Dietz
School finance decision puts responsibility where it's always been - on all of us
"...District Judge John Dietz last week found the current Texas public school finance system unconstitutional. His rulings were brief..."

Sept. 24, 2004 News Column by Michael King

American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States
This book on American wine is accurate, insightful, and on target
"...Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United Statesby Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy University..."

March 29, 2013 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Blanton Museum of Art
After two years heading UT's art museum, the director leaves it for the classroom
"...maybe that's how it felt to Ned Rifkin, director of the Blanton Museum of Art, because he'll be leaving..."

May 6, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chocolate: Pathway to the Gods: The Sacred Realm of Chocolate in Mesoamerica
Exploring cacao's powerful role and significance in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
"...Chocolate: Pathway to the Gods: The Sacred Realm of Chocolate in Mesoamericaby Meredith L. Dreiss & Sharon Edgar..."

May 29, 2009 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

The Kingdom of Heaven
Psychedelic pioneer Powell St. John, on the Right Track Now
"...done a dozen originals that seem like the beginning of a new age. There's one called "Roller Coaster" that..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Looking Like Texas
District 51's Eddie Rodriguez represents the future of the state's people and policies
"...The northwest border of the 51st House District of Texas begins and ends..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Spirit of 76th
The Presidential Card
"...Predictably, the governor's all-but-official presidential run cast a long shadow over the Capitol,..."

June 18, 1999 News Column by Erica C. Barnett

A League of Their Own
"...more like the rumble just before a volcanic eruption. Often, the town that Richard Linklater's Slacker helped put on..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Voice of the Writer
Readings From the Texas Book Festival
"...Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana opened the 1997 Texas Book Festival with a session in the Capitol's House..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Books Feature

Faces of Homelessness
Another Downtown attempt to find answers
"...and enough radiant heat to make last month's filming of local action auteur Robert Rodri­guez's hyperviolent Machete both look..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Marc Savlov

Genius of Love
"...It's February 1999, in the quiet, smokeless confines of the Cactus Cafe on the University of Texas campus,..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Piece of Cake
"...competition, it is possible that Mitchell may coast into office unimpeded. Restaurateur John Goode is floundering over his decision..."

Feb. 7, 1997 News Feature by Kayte Van Scoy

Council Prepares for Round 2 of the Land Use Rewrite
Calm before the code
"...Feb. 6, as members and their staff spend most of their energy on preparing for the second (of three)..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Cowboys vs. Hippies: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Subtext
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre reflects Austin's culture in 1974
"...A dead armadillo in the middle of the highway. One of the first images in 1974's..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Tales
For those of you who are still pondering the eternal question that seems to arise wherever beer and English majors appear together in the Lone Star State, the answer is: Texas does indeed have a separate and distinctive literature, Tom Doyal writes. If you have been arguing the other side of this proposition, the writers and publishers of Texas have issued you a sharp rebuke in their new spring releases.
"...Texas A&M University Press, 266 pp., $29.95..."

May 25, 2001 Books Feature by Tom Doyal

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