Texas Book Festival 2018

Oct. 27-28

PHOTOS: Texas Book Festival 2018
Photos by Jana Birchum, and John Anderson

Mon., Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: Making History: The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Texas Book Festival 2018: Making History: The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Uncovering the untold stories of integration at UT

Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: Real Romance: Alyssa Cole and Jasmine Guillory
Texas Book Festival 2018: Real Romance: Alyssa Cole and Jasmine Guillory
The two on what makes their contemporary love stories sparkle

Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: War Reporting: The Fighters on the Ground
Texas Book Festival 2018: War Reporting: The Fighters on the Ground
C.J. Chivers on capturing the lives of American soldiers now

Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: Alternate Realities: Sci-Fi in 2018
Texas Book Festival 2018: Alternate Realities: Sci-Fi in 2018
V.E. Schwab and John Scalzi ponder the point of writing sci-fi

Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: Cecile Richards
Texas Book Festival 2018: Cecile Richards
Former Planned Parenthood leader calls for action

Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Real Story of Lolita
Texas Book Festival 2018: The Real Story of Lolita
Sarah Weinman on the true crime story behind Nabokov’s novel

Oct. 28, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: Meet the Indie Next Authors
Texas Book Festival 2018: Meet the Indie Next Authors
Faves R.O. Kwon, Tommy Orange, and Nicole Chung get personal

Oct. 28, 2018

A Drinker's Guide to Literary Austin
A Drinker's Guide to Literary Austin
Local authors dish on their favorite bars for reading and writing

Oct. 26, 2018

Review: <i>Berlin</i>
Review: Berlin
At last complete, Jason Lutes' graphic novel is a masterpiece

Oct. 26, 2018

Books to Prep You for the Texas Book Festival
Books for Days
The read goes on forever at the 2018 Texas Book Festival

Oct. 25, 2018

Ben Fountain on <i>Beautiful Country Burn Again</i>
Ben Fountain on Beautiful Country Burn Again
In his new book, the author lights up 2016 to make sense of that crazy, intense year

Oct. 25, 2018

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo

Oct. 25, 2018

I Am a Filipino and This Is How We Cook
I Am a Filipino and This Is How We Cook

Oct. 25, 2018

There There
There There
The Big Oakland Powwow provides a window into modern Native American life in Tommy Orange's searing debut novel

Oct. 25, 2018

Buttermilk Graffiti
Buttermilk Graffiti

Oct. 25, 2018

Little Fires Everywhere
Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng's second novel offers rich portrayals of motherhood in the suburbs

Oct. 25, 2018

Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown
Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown

Oct. 25, 2018

The Wedding Date
The Wedding Date
For a good time, read Jasmine Guillory's delightful debut romcom

Oct. 25, 2018

You and I Eat the Same
You and I Eat the Same

Oct. 25, 2018

November Road
November Road
Lou Berney's latest, set around JFK's assassination, is a tightly written crime tale worthy of Raymond Chandler or James M. Cain

Oct. 25, 2018

Pie Squared
Pie Squared

Oct. 25, 2018

Check, Please!
Check, Please!

Oct. 25, 2018

Number One Chinese Restaurant
Number One Chinese Restaurant

Oct. 25, 2018

Breaking Bread
Breaking Bread

Oct. 25, 2018

How Waiting Tables Sparked Lillian Li's Imagination
How Waiting Tables Sparked Lillian Li's Imagination
The author of Number One Chinese Restaurant shares her inspiration

Oct. 25, 2018

Jason Lutes: <i>Berlin</i>
Jason Lutes: Berlin
Texas Book Festival brings the author and his magnum opus to Austin

Oct. 22, 2018

<i>An American Marriage</i> by Tayari Jones
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
This bittersweet novel charts a wrongful conviction's effect on a young couple

Oct. 18, 2018

<i>Suicide Club: A Novel About Living</i> by Rachel Heng
Suicide Club: A Novel About Living by Rachel Heng
This debut novel about a future in which people can live forever is a bittersweet yet life-affirming story of eternity versus death

Oct. 11, 2018

From Slavery to Buffalo Soldier in <i>Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen</i>
From Slavery to Buffalo Soldier in Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
Sarah Bird's historical novel tells one woman's unique tale of freedom

Oct. 4, 2018

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more

Aug. 29, 2018

Texas Book Festival’s Literary Libations Events Start This Week
Texas Book Festival’s Literary Libations Events Start This Week
Cocktails and books go together like poetry and pickle backs

Aug. 6, 2018

<i>Into the Black Nowhere</i> by Meg Gardiner
Into the Black Nowhere by Meg Gardiner
In the sequel to UNSUB, Gardiner pits Caitlin Hendrix against a killer based on Ted Bundy and shows again what a great storyteller she is

July 26, 2018

Steven Saylor's <i>The Throne of Caesar</i>
Steven Saylor's The Throne of Caesar
Caesar's murder gets a fresh coat of paint in this mystery of ancient Rome

July 12, 2018

Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest
Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest
Acclaimed An American Marriage novelist leads pack of 15

June 19, 2018

Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime!
Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime!
Author Cate Berry’s new children’s book debuts on Sunday

May 16, 2018

Celeste Ng Loves Independent Bookstores
Celeste Ng Loves Independent Bookstores
The author of Little Fires Everywhere helps us prep for Independent Bookstore Day

April 26, 2018

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright
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

April 12, 2018

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic <i>Giant</i>
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

April 12, 2018

The Many Projects of Lawrence Wright
The Many Projects of Lawrence Wright
From TV to the stage the local writer has been busy

April 12, 2018

The Reader's Field Guide to Michael Noll
The Reader's Field Guide to Michael Noll
The Austin writer behind The Writer's Field Guide

April 4, 2018

Elizabeth Crook's <i>The Which Way Tree</i>
Elizabeth Crook’s The Which Way Tree
Chasing revenge on the Texas frontier in this remarkable new novel from the author of Monday, Monday

March 8, 2018

Stephanie Elizondo Griest Tracks Injustices on U.S. Borders
Stephanie Elizondo Griest Tracks Injustices on U.S. Borders
In her latest book, the award-winning journalist tracks parallel injustices on U.S. borders south and north

Sept. 7, 2017

On Writers and Con Men
On Writers and Con Men
James Magnuson's roman à clef about a creative writing program in Texas is a loving tribute to James Michener

Jan. 16, 2014

PHOTOS: Texas Book Festival 2017
Photos by Jana Birchum, and John Anderson

Wed., Nov. 8, 2017

Texas Book Festival 2017: Connecting … Connecting …
Texas Book Festival 2017: Connecting … Connecting …
Authors talk Florida and what you don't know about your family

Nov. 6, 2017

Texas Book Festival 2017: <br>A Conversation With Dan Rather
Texas Book Festival 2017:
A Conversation With Dan Rather
At launch for What Unites Us, newsman shares positivity

Nov. 6, 2017

Texas Book Festival 2017: <br>Jeffrey Eugenides and Claire Messud
Texas Book Festival 2017:
Jeffrey Eugenides and Claire Messud
For both award-winning authors, adolescence was important

Nov. 6, 2017

Texas Book Festival 2017: Tom Hanks <br>in Conversation With Lawrence Wright
Texas Book Festival 2017: Tom Hanks
in Conversation With Lawrence Wright
When writing, the Oscar winner seeks moments of serendipity

Nov. 6, 2017

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