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Writes of Spring
Kafka's Curse: A Novel by Achmat Dangor, Cairo: The City Victorious by Max Rodenbeck, The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman by Bruce Robinson, Nature Studies by John Henry Ryskamp. [04-12-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
The Last Lovely City by Alice Adams, Nefertiti by Joyce Tyldesley, About This Life by Barry Lopez, Aliens of Affection by Padgett Powell. [04-12-99]
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Oh, Jackie!
Do we want to know her that well? [04-05-99]
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Book Reviews
The Color of Night by David Lindsey, Prepare for Saints: Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and the Mainstreaming of American Modernism by Steven Watson, Modern Times, Modern Places by Peter Conrad. [04-05-99]
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All Done Up
"The Naked and the Dressed: 20 Years of Versace"by Avedon and more. [04-05-99]
— Stephen McMillan Moser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Unmitigated Mercies
Author Anne Lamott talks about being ... gasp! ... a Christian and her newly released spiritual autobiography Traveling Mercies. [03-29-99]
— Marion Winik, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Reviews
Right From Wrong" by Cindy Bonner, "Train Whistle Guitar" by Albert Murray, "Girl Walking Backwards" by Bett Williams, "Desire Lines: A Novel" by Christina Baker Kline, and more. [03-29-99]
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Selections
Jesse Sublett combines his favorite subjects -- crime novels and rock and roll -- with reviews of Elmore Leonard, Ed Gorman, and Greg Kihn. [03-22-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Get It While You Can
With SXSW bringing the nation's music industry to Austin, it's only appropriate to conduct our semiannual round-up of rock and roll books. [03-22-99]
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Alternate Universes
The Crime of Sheila McGough by Janet Malcolm, Out of the Woodsby Chris Offutt, Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell, and more. [03-15-99]
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Girlfriend to Girlfriend
Vicki Iovine's Girlfriends' Guides deliver wry advice to mothers and mothers-to-be; a welcome voice in genre which tends towards overly clinical and overly precious extremes. [03-08-99]
— Roseana Auten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Reviews
Bret Easton Ellis' Glamorama, Jay McInerney's Model Behavior: A Novel and 7 Stories. [03-08-99]
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Book Reviews
Duane's Depressed and Crazy Horse by Larry McMurtry, Werewolves in Their Youth by Michael Chabon, and South of the Border,West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami. [02-23-99]
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Alternate Histories
Rodney King and O.J. didn't surprise you at all if you're hip to bestselling crime novelist James Ellroy. [02-23-99]
— Jesse Sublett, 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

A Book for Bibliophiles
Review of "The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making." [02-15-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Writes of Winter
The KGB Bar Reader edited by Ken Foster, John Updike's Bech at Bay, The Book of Eleven by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance by Keith Graves, Nureyev: His Lifeby Diane Solway. [02-08-99]
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Gang of Guerrillas
Reviews of new books by Francisco Hinojosa, Anna Maria Ortese, Lee Stringer, and Penny Van Horn. [02-01-99]
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Readings From the Fringe
Authors Walter Mosley, Bruce Sterling, Don Webb, George M. Pelecanos, and Howard Waldrop toe the literary genre boundary lines. Do they succeed in writing what they don't know? [01-25-99]
— Mike Shea, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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