Mayor Lee Leffingwell, the Austin Public
Library Friends Foundation, and the Austin Public Library present the Mayor’s Book Club, a citywide reading
campaign that fosters a community experience through reading and discussion of
Headline Event & Reading
Saturday, October 19, 2-3pm
Faulk Central Library
Co-sponsored by the Harry Ransom Center. Mayor Lee Leffingwell will introduce Ben Fountain for a reading from Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, followed by a conversation with Sarah Bird, author of The Gap Year. Book sales and signing to follow.
Writing Workshop: Ben Fountain will lead a writing workshop inspired by Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Space is limited. Call 512-542-0076 to reserve your spot
Twin Oaks Branch Library
Saturday, October 19, 10:30-11:30am
Mayor's Book Club Salon w/ The Dionysium: The Dionysium, a local, live monthly show exploring contemporary and historical ideas through lecture, debate, cartoons, music, and fun, will dedicate its October program to The Yellow Birds and Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.
The Alamo Drafthouse North Village
Wednesday, October 9, 7pm
For more information about this year's Mayor's Book Club, author events, writing workshops, community conversations, and salons, click here.
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