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French and Italian professor Maria Wells reads her poetry book Images in the Clouds: Reading the Rky in the PCL poetry center on Aug. 28, 2023.

Powerful poetry echoes through PCL

Mimi Calzada, Life&Arts Editor August 31, 2023

A line of chairs divided the room into two halves — one side saw students gathered around tables chatting and working while the other saw rows of chairs filled with a crowd hungry for prose. The second...

Books in blossom this spring: a list of upcoming novels to read

Books in blossom this spring: a list of upcoming novels to read

Anai Jaime, General Life&Arts Reporter April 2, 2023

Warm rays of sun begin to melt the grogginess of cold, chilly days. Vibrant greens paint the leaves on trees amongst Speedway, and the blue sky above UT promises happy days this spring.  During the...

Literary works about love authored by UT students

Literary works about love authored by UT students

Minza Mirza, General Life & Arts Reporter February 12, 2023

With Valentine's Day approaching, the topic of love increases in relevance around campus. Navigating what it means to love someone can appear daunting and full of complexities, especially during college....

UT professor’s book tackles inequity in Texas, confronts misrepresentation

UT professor’s book tackles inequity in Texas, confronts misrepresentation

Corinne Piorkowski, General Life&Arts Reporter February 6, 2023

Domino Perez spent most of her childhood in Houston engulfed in literature and film. During countless trips to the library, Perez began to express her own life on paper. Years later, Perez, a UT associate...

The Daily Texans book recommendation for twelve days of Christmas

The Daily Texan’s book recommendation for twelve days of Christmas

Molly Tompkins, General Life & Arts Reporter December 19, 2022

Christmas break provides the perfect opportunity to pursue your longing for travel, adventure, romance and knowledge. However, for those who still want to stay cozy and snuggled up inside as well, a good...

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’

Stephanie Jumper, General Life and Arts Reporter 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

Harsha Ketavarapu, Life & Arts Reporter 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

Aaron Boehmer, Senior Life and Arts Reporter 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

Grace Hare, Life & Arts Reporter 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

Aaron Boehmer, Senior Life and Arts Reporter 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

Grace Hare, Life & Arts Reporter 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

Mimi Calzada, Life and Arts Reporter 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...

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