Virtual Event Replay: Edward Carey + Gregory Maguire

Edward Carey and Gregory Maguire joined us for a most enchanting night to celebrate's Carey's latest, The Swallowed Man. Cozy up and enjoy a replay of this most magical evening online! In The Swallowed Man, the ingenious storyteller Edward Carey returns to reimagine a time-honored fable: the story of an impatient father, a rebellious son, and … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Edward Carey + Gregory Maguire

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Hummingbird Salamander’

Sci-fi lovers, here's a book you should be looking forward to! Out next month! I wasn't able to truly get into sci-fi writing until I stumbled across Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach Trilogy sometime in 2014. Comprised of Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance, it tells of an ecological l wasteland known only as Area X and the scores of scientists and … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Hummingbird Salamander’

Austin Liti Limits: Simon Han

Debut author Simon Han discusses his much-lauded debut, Nights When Nothing Happened with Scott Semegran in the latest episode of Austin Liti Limits. The pair cover writing the Chinese-American experience and how the book came to be. Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Nights When Nothing Happened performed by Simon Han. And be … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Simon Han

Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah

Now's your chance to catch a replay of our virtual event with local author Maurice Chammah, author of Let the Lord Sort Them. Profiled widely this year in The New York Times and elsewhere, Let the Lord Sort Them is local author Maurice Chammah's deeply reported, searingly honest portrait of the death penalty in Texas—and what it tells us about … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Gold Diggers’

Uriel's sights are set on a title out next month in this newest installment of Books I'm Excited About. Read on for more! My favorite novels have always been the kind that dazzle me with their originality and brim with an aching familiarity. Sanjena Sathian's Gold Diggers does both. Set in a sleepy Atlanta suburb at … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Gold Diggers’

Books I’m Excited About: ‘A Touch of Jen’

A new installment of Books I'm Excited About features a most-anticipated book of summer 2021. Read on to see why Uriel is excited about this one! While an unprecedented winter weather episode pummels Texas, I'm dreaming of warmer weather and A Touch of Jen, the sticky-like-spilled-soda debut from former Texan, Beth Morgan. Not only is this cover … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘A Touch of Jen’