Welcome! It's the inaugural post with our friends from Austin Liti Limits! This episode features author, comedian, screenwriter and director Owen Egerton. He's authored numerous novels, including Hollow, The Book of Harold and Everyone Says That at the End of the World, and one story collection, How Best to Avoid Dying. In Part 1 of this episode, Larry Brill sits … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Owen Egerton
This Saturday, January 9, 2016, Poets & Writers magazine will present a celebration of creativity at the Blanton Museum of Art. The magazine's editors will be joined by authors (many of them local) for a series of lectures, workshops and multimedia presentations "exploring the literary imagination, innovation on the page, writing in multiple genres, and uncommon … Continue reading This weekend: Poets & Writers LIVE at the Blanton Museum
It's Tuesday night, it's cold, it's raining, and while I know it's ill advised I have no choice but to take my scooter (decked in my stylish rain jacket and not-so-stylish motorcycle helmet) to the Whip In so I can finally experience what all my writer friends keep telling me about. Owen Egerton's One Page … Continue reading One Page Salon – hosted by Owen Egerton
The incomparable Owen Egerton's first collection of short stories, How Best to Avoid Dying, is back in print with a fabulous new cover! Huzzah! The Chicago Tribune said of this collection, "...Egerton...applies a laser focus to our search for the sacred, with results that are both darker and more divine." Owen is a veritable staple in Austin's vibrant … Continue reading Author Talk: Q&A With Owen Egerton
Earlier this year, bestselling author Sherman Alexie issued a call to arms to authors nationwide: show your support of your local independent bookstore by volunteering to work! And thus was born Indies First. On Saturday, November 30 (also known as Small Business Saturday), a team of Austin authors will put on BookPeople lanyards and test their … Continue reading Indies First!
One of our favorite Austin authors, Owen Egerton, found Waldo hiding near his (very funny, for adults only) novel. Have you found Waldo around town yet? It's not too late to get started! Visit our website to download your passport of participating businesses (or pick one up in our Kid's section) and get to: The … Continue reading Have You Found Waldo Yet?
Y'all are invited to a big party this Thursday, April 11 at 7pm at the Whip In in honor of Austin's talented, beloved Owen Egerton and his new book, Everyone Says That at the End of the World. Owen will give a reading, sign books, and there will be live music from Austin songwriters Matt … Continue reading It’s the End of the World. And You’re Invited.
Book: The Book of Harold by Owen Egerton Reviewed by: Kester It is a typical evening in present day Houston, TX and Harold Peeks stands up at a corporate awards dinner to declare himself the Christ. At first, his declaration seems odd, but harmless and certainly not to be taken seriously. That is, until Harold … Continue reading Book Review: THE BOOK OF HAROLD by Owen Egerton