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Defining the Name of the World
Denis Johnson's new novel is about grief, but told anew, as if we didn't know anything about it. [07-10-00]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Puns of Steel
There's a science to interpreting puns; just ask audience members at the 23rd Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships. [05-15-00]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Joe Gould's Secret
Literary merits do not always translate to the screen. [05-01-00]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Lost City
Steven Saylor's Austin murder mystery, "A Twist at the End: A Novel of O. Henry." [04-10-00]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Road to Damascus
The story behind Paul Stekler and Daniel McCabe's documentary "George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire." [03-13-00]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Benevolent Agitator
Jim Hightower's undiluted populism is wittty, rousing, and engaging, as seen in Hightower's new book If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote, They Would Have Given Us Candidates. [02-14-00]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Steel Magnolia
In "Lady Bird: A Biography of Mrs. Johnson," author Jan Jarboe Russell provides a gripping examination of the former first lady who had a habit "of staying above it all." [08-23-99]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Future Near, Future Dear
Bruce Sterling is up to his old tricks in his new collection of short stories, A Good Old-fashioned Future. [07-26-99]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Author Literatus
Steven Saylor sets his novels in ancient Rome, but has quite a few modern ideas about the state of the author in the contemporary publishing climate. [07-05-99]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The "Master of Disaster"
An interview with war correspondent Scott Anderson, author of "The Man Who Tried to Save the World." [06-07-99]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Two Bios of Barbara
Reviews of "Barbara Jordan: The Biography" and "Barbara Jordan: American Hero." [02-15-99]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Status of the Original
BookLab's drive to create art and artistry made it one of the most well-respected book-working facilities in the nation. [02-15-99]
— Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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