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July 2019

Texas Book Festival and BookPeople present: Colson Whitehead

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Austin, 901 Trinity St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Texas Book Festival and BookPeople, in partnership with Black Studies at UT, are proud to present Colson Whitehead as he speaks about his new book, The Nickel Boys, on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Austin.   In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller-- The Underground Railroad, Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish…

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BedPost Confessions : Second Skin

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 26, 2019


Sex: (almost) everybody does it and (almost) nobody talks about it—except at Bedpost Confessions, a live storytelling show. Stories told at BedPost Confessions explore themes of sexuality, gender identity, dating, marriage, masturbation, break-ups, health, and more. Whether the performers are funny, informative, fictional, thoughtful, embarrassing, raunchy, heart-warming, political, or completely personal, the audience receives their stories with love and returns the favor by sharing their own. In fact, the anonymous confessions submitted by the audience and read aloud by the…

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October 2019

John Grisham presents “The Guardians” with Texas Book Festival

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Austin, 901 Trinity St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Texas Book Festival is proud to host John Grisham as he presents his new novel, The Guardians, on Saturday, October 26th at 10 a.m.    Book tickets for the New York Times #1 bestselling author are now available via the Texas Book Festival website. Each book ticket includes one pre-signed copy of the book and admits one person. Book tickets are required to attend this event. Grisham is the author of thirty-three novels, including The Pelican Brief, A Time to…

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