on The Bookmark, hosted by Christine Brown, Publicity and Advertising Manager at Texas A&M University Press


The Bookmark is a half hour program hosted by Executive Producer Christine Brown, Publicity and Advertising Manager at the Texas A&M University Press. This program features interviews with authors and reviews of publications from the Texas A&M University Press.



First aired February 8, 2024.


Diane Kramer retired from the counseling and psychology departments of Austin Community College in 2008 and began writing essays, family histories, and fiction. As a volunteer with the Brenham Animal Shelter, she wrote a weekly column on animal welfare for The Brenham Banner Press. Her writing has also appeared in Alamo Bay Press anthologies and blogs Peace through Pie and Drash Pit. She currently writes website copy and press releases for Brenham Lifetime Learning and the Read of Washington County. She lives with her husband and their rescue dog and cat in rural Texas.

A neurologist for over half a century, Ralph B. Lilly, MD, suffered a traumatic brain injury in 1980 that led him to study how brain injury affects behavior. He was a clinical assistant professor with Brown University and the University of Texas and a behavioral neurologist with the Neurobehavioral Institute in The Woodlands, Texas. He focused his life’s work on treating brain-injury victims and counseling their families. Until his death in 2021, he lived in Washington, Texas, with his wife,Joyce, three dogs, six cats, and two horses.