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REMEMBERING 9/11

9/11 WTC survivor: Texas author James Hime commemorates anniversary with release of new novel

By Arden Ward

Sep 9th, 2011 at 12:00 PM

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Texas native and budding author James Hime sat in the Manhattan Dining Room on the 66th Floor of 2WTC (the south tower of ...


MEET THE AUTHOR

Tonight at Book People: In Luminarium, author Alex Shakar explores technology, faith and family

By Duncan Carson

Sep 8th, 2011 at 3:00 PM

Alex Shakar's debut novel The Savage Girl was published to widespread acclaim in 2001. A thorough dissection of consumer culture, it followed a young woman working as a trendspotter ...


INTIMATE, PAINFUL TRUTH

Anna Mitchael's Just Don't Call Me Ma'am: F-bomb laden memoir will take you out of the fetal position

By Jayme Lamm

Aug 29th, 2011 at 11:30 AM

At 29 years old, still favored with perky breasts and an appetite to climb the corporate ladder, I met my new BFF, a glimmer of hope and inspiration. In paperback ...


ORAL HISTORIES

Sherry Matthews uncovers painful Texas truths in We Were Not Orphans

By Michael Graupmann

Aug 24th, 2011 at 5:22 PM

Sherry Matthews’ book We Were Not Orphans: Stories from the Waco State Home was never supposed to be written. First of all, no one imagined the stories of the alumni ...


EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT

Excerpt: Local bands bring Austin Bat Cave student writer's words to life with I Don't Have A Mane

By Samantha Pitchel

Aug 12th, 2011 at 11:32 AM

The Austin Bat Cave is a nonprofit organization offering writing workshops, in-school programming and volunteer-led tutoring to K-12 students throughout the city. Every year, they lead class projects that culminate ...


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