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Dark, But Sparkling Still: Poets Amber Tamblyn And Derrick Brown Read Twice In North Texas

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The poems are heavy, but the pair promises the performances will bring moments of levity and surprise.

Laura Wilson’s Love Letter to the American West

Guest blogger Gail Sachson heads to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth for a retrospective of the photographer’s work.

Celebrating Texas Authors

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It’s another new event for book lovers. The Authorlink Sociable Lecture Series kicks off this weekend.

Art&Seek Jr: Librarian’s Picks For International Literacy Day

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Looking for the perfect children’s book? Area librarians weigh in on their favorites in this week’s Junior.

Larry McMurtry To Receive National Humanities Medal

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He’ll get the prize — honoring his contributions to American literature — at the White House September 10th.

The Big Deal: Souvenir Books From the Amon Carter Museum Of American Art

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Are you making plans to go check out the renovations at the Amon Carter Museum? Well, before you do be sure to sign up for this Big Deal first.

Dallas Publisher Deep Vellum Makes It Into The Times Literary Supplement

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One of the more illustrious literary periodicals in the world gives a pleased nod to our local translator-publisher. And then, so did the London Review of Books.

The Big Screen: Turning A Book Into A Movie

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The book Blood Aces tells the story of Benny Binion’s rise from Dallas gangster to Las Vegas impresario. It was written by Dallas Morning News reporter Doug Swanson, and this week we talk to him about the process of turning the book into a movie.

The Daddy Of Them All: Dada Self-Destructs – And Still Lives

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A new narrative history of Dada finds the supposed ‘anti-art’ fringe movement helped shape much of modern culture – and even our thinking about it.

The Big Deal: Michaël Borremans: As Sweet As It Gets At The Dallas Museum Of Art

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Enter for a chance to see Michaël Borremans: As sweet as it gets at the DMA, and for a chance to have the companion book to grace your coffee table.

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