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Oil's Well That Ends Well
"...Chocolate Lizards: A Novel by Cole Thompson St. Martin's Press, $23 hard The mythos of the braggadocious Texas oil..."

May 7, 1999 Books Feature

The Year in Books
Thirty-one titles that got us talking this year
"...I'm a prejudiced reader. Maybe a bit of a snob, too. So say the words "genre fiction"..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

A Primer on Peppers
The Fire Behind the 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival
"...The Pepper Lady's Pepper Books Peppers: The Domesticated Capsicums University of Texas Press, 186 pp., $65..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Food Feature

UT Axing Cactus Cafe, Informal Classes
Union board "phasing out" two campus institutions in August
"...Cactus Cafe is in its 30th anniversary year. The University of Texas has been offering its Informal Classes since..."

Jan. 31, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Poet Warrior's Reward
Amorindio: Tributo y Celebración for raúlrsalinas
"...and the Jail Machine: My Weapon Is My Pen (University of Texas Press, 2006). "On the one hand, you..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Integrating the 40 Acres: The 50-Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas; The Texas Book: Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University
"...Acres: The 50-Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Books Review by Lee Nichols

Live and In Person!
Views and Reviews of Recent Author Visits
"...been reading speculative fiction, both the hard and the soft stuff, since I discovered that Animal Farm was about..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Books Feature

Big Land, Big Stories,& One-Eyed Jacks
Western Roundup
"...were created, the world was inhabited by a race of giants. It's not hard to imagine primitive peoples looking..."

April 18, 1997 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Latest on COVID-19 and Its Effects on Austin
Our News team's ongoing coverage of events in Austin and Texas
"...At a Friday afternoon press conference, Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was declaring a..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by the News Staff

The Ninth Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...accomplished, poignant, evocative short stories, or even their inkling of a short story that may or may not have..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Features Feature by Clay Smith

Media Clips
The Daily Texan student newspaper celebrates 100 years in publication as two former editors publish a book on the Texan's history.
"...Rogers, a 25-year-old attorney in Washington, D.C., and alumnus of the University of Texas, was the editor of The..."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

Making Lists
"..."Texas has no serious writers. I am the first serious..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...The city identified its first two cases of COVID-19 this morning and with that another wave of..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...This spring, the University of Texas at Austin made national headlines for a..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

UT's Gaming Academy: Facts & Inferences
What is this post-baccalaureate program all about?
"...This past Monday the University of Texas sent out a press release announcing the..."

May 16, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

'Between Heaven and Texas' and 'La Vida Brinca'
Two from UT Press
"...Between Heaven and Texas..."

May 26, 2006 Books Review by Cindy Widner

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "We're just praying the Democrats will leave..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
"Public Notice" finds out where the Laydeez are this week, catches up on its reading, and gets ready to tune into Austin's newest radio station while finding a dress for the prom.
" go-going, and you can bet that DJ Mel (of 626 Soul and Nasty's fame) will be slipping and..."

May 5, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Living Legacy
The Many Facets of Kelly Fearing
"...saw one another was at an exhibition at Flatbed Press earlier this year and just before I was leaving..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Arts Feature

A Wary Campus Community Readies for COVID at UT
Gone to Texas ... for now
"...Studying for his all-virtual semester from his off-campus apartment may not be the college experience Jared Orkin..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Beth Sullivan

Shepherding Shepard
The material legacy of playwright Sam Shepard calls Central Texas home
"...Writer's Road," the Sam Shepard exhibition on display at Texas State University's Wittliff Collections, you'll come face-to-face with a..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Coffee Table Iconoclasts
Oversized books and outsized personalities
"...iPads on the floor for a makeshift end table; coffeetable books can do both. And those are just handy..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Keene Prize Winners Announced
Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig takes home $50,000 for her play Lidless
"...UT's Michener Center for Writers continues to dominate: Out of 58 submissions for the annual award, two Michener grads..."

July 24, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Bill Clinton Speaking at ACC and UT Wednesday
Former president will speak on the main mall.
" much easier to get into than the debate. Press release from UT after the jump:..."

Feb. 26, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

From the Ground Up
Dagoberto Gilb on Hecho en Tejas: An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature
"...gang. He's neither a militant Chicano nor a salt of the earth campesino. That sleepy, sombrero-shaded Mexican leaning against..."

June 29, 2007 Books Review by Belinda Acosta

PrintAustin 2014
For the next month, all of Austin will find prints charming
"...The Leo Steinberg Collection. The Ransom Center. Women Printmakers of Austin. If you aren't already convinced that Austin is..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
Paddling the Colorado River from Little Webberville Park to Big Webberville Park is about as easy of a canoe or kayaking trip as you can imagine
"...Park in eastern Travis County is about as easy of a canoe or kayaking trip as you can imagine...."

July 18, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Your City Manager Semifinalists (Updated)
"...has returned from their closed-door discussions with a list of eight city manager semifinalists. The "internal" candidates are no..."

Jan. 3, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

John Graves, Writer
Thoreau, like many of the modern-day nature writers, had a cause. Graves sees himself as a writer who chooses a subject.
"...University of Texas Press, 266 pp., $34.95 I didn't discover..."

May 25, 2007 Books Review by Joe O'Connell

Upcoming literary events in Austin.
"...Center, "Double Takes: Austin Evolving -- A Rephotographing Survey of Austin." The exhibit features historical images of Austin juxtaposed..."

March 31, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

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