Required Reading Revisited Book Club – April Recap and May Update!

In The Required Reading Revisited Book Club we focus on books considered “Required Reading” by most educational institutions, i.e. books you read (or were supposed to read) in school – either high school or university. In March's meeting we discussed Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. In April we followed up with Toni Morrison's Sula, a … Continue reading Required Reading Revisited Book Club – April Recap and May Update!

Reading Recommendations From Elizabeth Strout

Last night we had the pleasure of hosting a wonderful conversation with Elizabeth Strout and Amanda Eyre Ward about the writing life, Strout's latest novel The Burgess Boys, and just how one goes about creating a Pulitzer Prize-winning work such as Strout's story collection, Olive Kitteridge. Thanks to Liz, Amanda and everyone who came out (and asked … Continue reading Reading Recommendations From Elizabeth Strout

Donna Tartt’s THE GOLDFINCH Wins Pulitzer Prize

  Donna Tartt! Donna Tartt! The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes have been announced and we're thrilled to see Donna Tartt's wonderful novel The Goldfinch recognized with a Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. Check out all the winners here. Congratulations to Tartt and all the fine folks at Little Brown & Company who brought The Goldfinch into the … Continue reading Donna Tartt’s THE GOLDFINCH Wins Pulitzer Prize

Austin Film Society Screening | Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

This Wednesday, Dec 11th at 7:30PM the Austin Film Society is screening a new documentary about the life of the illustrious Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple. If you haven't read it yet, do yourself a favor and pick up a copy. Do yourself another favor, and learn more about the … Continue reading Austin Film Society Screening | Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth