1960s AUSTIN GANGSTERS gigs this week

Jesse Sublett, novelist, nonfiction author, essayist, musician, artist, Austin character

Up the IQ and cool of your Spring break/ SXSW season by dropping by for a couple of murder ballads, Austin underworld anecdotes, and hotter-than-a-Dixie-Mafia-sawed-off-12-gauge “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital,” by Jesse Sublett, brand new from History Press.

This week: South Congress Books in Austin 2 PM-3PM.

Next Week: BookPeople in Austin Mon. Mar. 23 7PM – 9PM. Facebook event here.

(also at SXSW bookstore 2-2:20 PM March 20, badge holders only.)

More info on where to get the book here; background info on the book here.

Charles Whitman

Did you know that the infamous madman in the Tower massacre August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman, died owing Austin white trash godfather Timmy Overton $400 in gambling debts? Yes! It’s all documented in Chapter 1 of 1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital.

 

 

 

 

 

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