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NOIR & TRUE CRIME

Jesse Sublett, Austin author, musician, legend

KING OF NOIR (UPDATED)

KING OF NOIR Hello: You may have accessed this post from November 30, 2012 via another host, a ghost host, and if so you won’t see the illustrations and you’ll basically be lost. Please use this link to access this post. It’s been lovingly updated, with all the graphics from …

Jesse Sublett's Little Black Book

#TBT 2.23.14

Books I love lately: Redeployment, by Phil Klay, and Barefoot Dogs, by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho. Send Antonio a tweet at @aruizcamacho. Phil Klay is at @PhilKlay. Loved this NPR story on ribeye steak by John Burnett. Great first line of audio: “The first week of March is ultrasound week at the R.A. Brown …

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 …