Lone Star Reviews / Previews

A preview of books set in Texas, by Texas authors, or both, publishing in June 2019

A review of a debut novel Tears of the Trufflepig by Fernando A. Flores

Lone Star Listens / Out and About

An interview with Rebekah Manley, coordinator of the Texas Center for the Book.

Julie Barker and Carolyn Altman keep kids' books in the family

Texas Reads / Texas Talks

James M. Olson, former chief of the Central Intelligence Agency’s counterintelligence operation and now a Texas A&M professor, gets right to the point in his new book, To Catch a Spy: The Art of Counterintelligence.

News Briefs

Books are among the $300 billion worth of Chinese imports that face a potential 25 percent tariff following the failure of the U.S. and China to reach a new trade agreement.

Through a nomination from the Texas Center for the Book, Women’s Storybook Project of Texas has been selected for the 2019 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Program.

Novel that re-imagines the lives of Bonnie and Clyde publishes May 23, 2019—the 85th anniversary of the outlaws’ deaths

The Austin chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators is introducing the 2019 Great Texas Readathon.