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Assistant professor Jo Hsu speaks about his book Constellating Home at the MPR patio on the on Oct. 25, 2022.

Assistant professor shares experiences in book ‘Constellating Home’

October 27, 2022

The characters for writer in Mandarin Chinese — 作家 (zuòjiā) — mean “to make a home.” When rhetoric and writing assistant professor Dr. Jo Hsu began planning their book, they said visions...

Reverie Books: comfort community space, queer-friendly, with a little something for everybody

Reverie Books: comfort community space, queer-friendly, with a little something for everybody

September 22, 2022

Delicately tucked inside the small South Austin bookstore, a vast array of unique selections line wooden shelves and streak the room with assorted colors. Visitors enter Reverie Books in search for a safe...

Banned Books Week puts censorship on front page, students weigh in

Banned Books Week puts censorship on front page, students weigh in

September 20, 2022

One thousand one hundred and forty five book titles by 874 different authors, 198 illustrators and 9 translators are banned from school shelves throughout the United States, according to data collected...

“Love on the Brain” delivers fun slow-burn STEM romance

“Love on the Brain” delivers fun slow-burn STEM romance

September 7, 2022

For fans of  “The Love Hypothesis,” Ali Hazelwood’s “Love on the Brain” embraces similar academic aesthetics, and the blossoming of her characters’ chemistry once again takes place inside...

Black Pearl Books, only Black-owned independent bookstore in Austin, provides community, stresses small business support

Black Pearl Books, only Black-owned independent bookstore in Austin, provides community, stresses small business support

September 1, 2022

Set inside a small shop with black-and-white siding and a bright red door, customers arrive at Black Pearl Books for more than just a good read as co-owners Katrina and Eric Brooks work to foster a gathering...

Reading roundup: best of summer 22

Reading roundup: best of summer 22

August 25, 2022

Any avid reader can be guilty of watching their bedside stack of books grow to an embarrassing, unmanageable size as new novels get published and broadcast across social media feeds. This summer is no...

Austin bookstore cultivates diverse set of titles, prioritizing queer, female-written stories

Austin bookstore cultivates diverse set of titles, prioritizing queer, female-written stories

July 7, 2022

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the July 6, 2022 flipbook. CW: Mention of homophobia and hate speech Susan Post first opened BookWoman on Guadalupe Street with a group of 13 women...

Students and professors discuss fanfiction, how it provides passion, comfort, representation

Students and professors discuss fanfiction, how it provides passion, comfort, representation

May 4, 2022

With millions of users registered to fanfiction websites like Wattpad and Archive of Our Own, the prevalence of fanfiction in popular culture continues to grow in significant lengths. Recently, popular...

Students showcase their love for reading through bookstagram accounts

Students showcase their love for reading through bookstagram accounts

April 12, 2022

Thumbing through the pages of a thriller, Emily Bradley’s eyes pick up the pace, moving quickly from line to line. Among the many books on the human dimensions of organizations sophomore’s bookshelf,...

Students share current favorite books

Students share current favorite books

March 2, 2022

With heavy course loads and full schedules, finding time to settle into a comfortable spot and read a book can prove difficult for most college students. However, a new book offers an opportunity to relax...

“Anatomy: A Love Story” brings romance to graveyards, making for a thrilling, unique read

“Anatomy: A Love Story” brings romance to graveyards, making for a thrilling, unique read

January 27, 2022

In early 19th century Edinburgh, Scotland, 17-year-old Hazel Sinnett finds love in an unusual setting — a graveyard. “Anatomy: A Love Story” by Dana Schwartz, published on Jan. 18, puts a fresh...

Students reflect on lack of diversity in “Great American Novels”

Students reflect on lack of diversity in “Great American Novels”

January 21, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Jan. 18, 2022 flipbook. As a high school sophomore, Emily Kane looked expectantly at her reading list for the year — the same Westernized books deemed...

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