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Off the Bookshelf
Books that attempt to expose the mysterious craft of poetry. [06-14-99]
— David Garza, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Reviews
"For the Relief of Unbearable Urges" by Nathan Englander. "The Metaphysical Touch" by Sylvia Brownrigg. "Battle Creek" by Scott Lasser. "Such a Pretty, Pretty Girl" by Winston Groom. [06-14-99]
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

Off the Bookshelf
"Windows on the Past" by Sandra D. Lynn. "Texas Whitewater" by Steve Daniel. "1999 Inside New York" by Matthew Matlack. "Working at Play" by Cindy S. Aron. [06-07-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Annual Summer Reading Section
What to read when it's hot. [06-07-99]
— Introduction by Clay Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Titles That Can't Myth
Reviews of books legends are made of. [06-01-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
"An Ocean in Iowa" by Peter Hedges. "The Way of Zen" by Alan Watts. "Hitchcock's Notebooks" by Dan Aulier. "Are You Ready?" by Rik Isensee. [06-01-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
"Jonathan Swift: A Portrait" by Victoria Glendinning. "Tina Modotti" by Pino Cacucci. "Slackjaw" by Jim Knipfel. "Sinatraland" by Sam Kashner. [05-24-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Tour Confidential
Meditation upon the pomp, ceremony, the crowds, and the occasional sound of crickets in an 18-city book tour. [05-24-99]
— Carol Dawson, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Reviews
My Grandfather's Finger by Edward Swift, Alamo Heights: A Novel by Scott Zesch, Best Texas Writing 1 edited by Joe Ahearn and Brian Clements. [05-24-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off The Bookshelf
"Falling Slowly," by Anita Brookner. "Panhandle Cowboy," by John R. Erickson. "The Coldest Winter Ever," by Sister Souljah. "The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love,". [05-17-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
"Dear Exile" by Hilary Liftin and Kate Montgomery. "The Sacred Willow" by Duong Van Mai Elliott. "Rabindranath Tagore" edited by Krishna Dutta and Andrew Robinson. [05-10-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood
Salon online magazine has released a comforting compilation of its "Mothers Who Think" column. [05-10-99]
— Robin Bradford, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
"How to Do It" by Rudolph M. Bell. "Always in Pursuit" by Stanley Crouch. "Getting It On" edited by Mitch Roberson and Julia Dubner. "Elephant Winter" by Kim Echlin. [05-03-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Reviews
"By the Shore" by Galaxy Craze, "Our Dumb Century" by the editors of "The Onion", "Playing for Keeps" by David Halberstam. [05-03-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
Short reviews of recently published books, plus this week's top 10 local bestsellers. [04-26-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

It's a Mystery to Me
Lowbrow kicks highbrow's butt in recent crime fiction by Michael Connelly, Robert B. Parker, Donald Westlake, Kent Anderson, Dennis McMillan, and others. [04-26-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Book Reviews
Aubrey Beardsley: A Biography by Matthew Sturgis, My Pilgrim's Progress: Media Studies, 1950-1998 by George W.S. Trow. [04-26-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Personal Effects
Personal memoirs have evolved into a dominant literary genre distinct from autobiography and traditional memoirs, which tend to be less self-analytical and more invested in the literary resurrection of a time and place. [04-19-99]
— Stacy Bush, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Off the Bookshelf
"The Things We Do to Make It Home" by Beverly Gologorksy, "Goldman Sachs" by Lisa Endlich, "Trouble in July" by Erskine Caldwell. [04-19-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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