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NOIR & TRUE CRIME

Not Without A Fight

Our new book, “Broke, Not Broken: Homer Maxey’s Texas Bank War,” is the subject of a swell review in Thursday’a Austin Chronicle, titled “Not Without a Fight,” reviewed by Joe O’Connell. Come say hello today–Sunday, Sept. 28, 3-6PM at Threadgill’s North, for book signing, hanging out, beer & food. “We” being …

THINGS I LIKE LATELY

Books I’ve liked a lot include Townie, by Andre Dubus III, which I bought years ago and finally read. Dubus is a venerated so called literary writer, an ex-bare knuckles fighter, and he lived in Austin for a while in the early seventies and was affected by the experience, which …

Noir at the Bar Monday May 12, repost

UPDATE: MAY 13, 2014: Thanks to all of you who attended our event last night. Had a great time. After the intro by Scott Montgomery, the BookPeople / MysteryPeople / Number one Austin bookseller, played a couple of songs, starting with one I haven’t played in a while, “Girl From Armageddon,” …

Apologies to my readers

My blog is in a shambles. The last three weeks of work I’ve done here, including a completely new design, revamping all pages, composing new pages and writing chapters for the new feature, Austin Noir, have been lost during the migration to my new domain at Bluehost. It’s possible they …