The Silmarillion is the Bible of Middle Earth, and Daniel Mennega is our guide through the rarified heights and terrifying depths of Tolkien's mytholo...View Details

Philosophy, love, history, love, betrayal, tyranny, art, weight, and lightness. These and other themes, torn from the pages of Milan Kundera's The Unb...View Details

Can a person evolve? Does true love ever stop a man from pursuing his destiny? Is there gold in them thar hills? Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist raises t...View Details

Sometimes the hippest novel of the year is actually an innovative, devastating memoir. Philosopher, shoot fighter and rock hero Mocha Washburn talks a...View Details

President Bill Clinton called John Rawls "perhaps the greatest political philosopher of the twentieth century" because of the ideas contained in Rawls...View Details

Recorded live at the North Door Bar Lounge. Halldór Laxness' Nobel-prize winning novel Independent People is the subject of the Persistence of Vision ...View Details

The Austin Chronicle's legendary arts editor Brenner joins Lance, L.B. and Union to discuss Charlie Huston's neo-noir showstopper, The Mystic Arts of ...View Details

It's 1953, and the United States has just executed an American couple convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Everyone is on edge as the Cold War st...View Details

"Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive ...View Details

Jillie is a tale of horror-tinged high adventure, brought to life by Dickensian characters and high-velocity pacing. It's the story of an 11-year-old ...View Details

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