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What to get for a hipster friend
December 5, 2013
For your friend who is too cool for most things.
Professor Thomas Garza discusses his favorite novel “The Master and Margarita”
November 18, 2013
Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel, “The Master and Margarita,” is a classic piece of Stalin-era literature that was not published until well after Stalin’s time.
English professor Jerome Bump discusses his favorite novel "The Bluest Eye"
November 12, 2013
English professor Jerome Bump discussed his favorite novel, Toni Morrison’s debut “The Bluest Eye,” which deals with racism and incest in the Midwest.
“The Flamethrowers” is an electric read
October 28, 2013
Some novels don’t stand still. Rachel Kushner’s second novel, “The Flamethrowers,” moves abruptly but smoothly between several different worlds.
Our picks for the Texas Book Festival
October 25, 2013
This weekend’s headliners are literary rock stars.
"Drag Me to Hell" brings humor to the Daily Horror Movie
October 21, 2013
For movie buffs, the month of October means one thing: 31 days of horror movies. With tons of horror flicks to choose from, The Daily Texan is going to be providing a daily horror recommendation. Whether you prefer ghosts, zombies or stark explorations of the human condition, we’ll be featuring horror films of all flavors. Check back every evening for the movie of the day. Today, all you have to do is ask Sam Raimi to “Drag Me to Hell.”
“The Lowland” reminds readers of the inescapable nature of the past
October 14, 2013
There is nowhere we can go without bringing the past along with us.
'Insidious' is delightfully terrifying
October 9, 2013
For movie buffs, the month of October means one thing: 31 days of horror movies.
Novella "The Testament of Mary" presents a new picture of the Madonna
October 8, 2013
It is easy to forget that our heroes are human.
Man Booker Prize nominee “We Need New Names” tells a complicated story about the American dream
September 30, 2013
The worst part of the American dream is waking up.
Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz
September 22, 2013
Junot Diaz’s writing is not an ordinary kind of beautiful.
Herman Hesse's "Siddhartha" as a guide to self-discovery
September 11, 2013
Salinger relevant again with biography and documentary release
September 4, 2013
J. D. Salinger, author of "The Catcher in the Rye," is about to receive more attention than he's seen in decades.