Mayor's Book Club Reading: Ben Fountain and Sarah Bird

book cover for Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain. Photo courtesy of

Mayor Lee Leffingwell welcomes author Ben Fountain, who will read from his book Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, followed by a conversation with Sarah Bird, author of The Gap Year. Book People will have copies available for sale, with a signing to follow. 

Readers can also join Fountain for a writer's workshop at the Twin Oaks Branch Library earlier at 10:30 am. Space is limited, so call ahead at 512-542-0076 to reserve your spot.

Event Details


10.19.13 | 2:00 pm


John Henry Faulk Central Library
800 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701