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MBC 2014 update

13th Annual Mayor’s Book Club Selection

Monday, Monday by Elizabeth Crook 

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Community Conversation  

Austin History Center
Friday, September 26, 11:30am-1:00 pm
We explore how the UT Tower shootings altered the lives of those present that day, and how witnesses came together to help and support one another. Featuring a presentation from the Austin History Center archives and conversations with witnesses and survivors.

Headline Event & Reading

John H. Faulk Central Library
Saturday, September 27, 2:00-3:30 pm
Elizabeth Crook will read from Monday, Monday, speak with readers, and answer questions about the novel.

School Outreach

Tuesday, October 7
Elizabeth Crook will speak exclusively to students at Travis High School, discuss her experiences and work as a writer, and lead a writing activity.

For more about the author CLICK HERE.


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The Library Foundation’s annual benefit, Illumine, honors members of the Austin community for outstanding literary achievement.

Join us for Illumine 2014 on Friday, November 7 at the Downtown Hilton!

Illumine 2014 Honorees:

Nonfiction: Lawrence Wright
Presented by Stephen Harrigan, Author

Emerging Author: Kelly Luce
Presented by Callie Collins, Co-Director of A Strange Object

Fiction: James Magnuson
Presented by Sarah Bird, Author

Luminary Award for Literary Patron:
Brad and Michele Moore
Presented by Dave Hamrick, Director of University of Texas Press

Forrest Preece Young Authors Awards: presented to two young writers from the Library Foundation’s 2014 Badgerdog Creative Writing Summer Camp. 

Click here for more information about Illumine and this year's honorees.


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