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A guide to new and upcoming Texas-related books

1:31 pm Jun. 1, 2016

The Texas literary scene is still raining books. The accompanying photo shows a few of the Texas-related tomes that are just out or on their way to bookstores soon. The list isn’t comprehensive but is

Texas Teen Book Festival announces lineup

10:02 am May. 31, 2016

The Texas Teen Book Festival announced its lineup Tuesday for the Oct. 1 event at St. Edward’s University, and participants include Renee Ahdieh, Sabaa Tahir, Ally Carter, Jeffery Self, Traci Chee and John Corey Whaley.

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Chatting with Austin author Dominic Smith

1:39 pm Apr. 12, 2016

My interview with Austin novelist Dominic Smith, whose latest is “The Last Painting of Sara de Vos,” is scheduled to run Sunday, but as usual, I had to leave out parts of the interview to