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Beyond the Revolution by William Goetzmann, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and University of Texas professor emeritus Just Like Us by Helen Thorpe, former Texas Observer and Texas Monthly contributor Sex, Death and Oysters by Robb Walsh, food writer for Houston Press J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind by Steven Davis, assistant curator, of the Southwestern Writers Collection at ‘texas State University Literary El Paso edited by Marcia Hatfield Daudstiel from Texas Christian University Press This special issue will also include an excerpt from the new biography, Molly Ivins, A Rebel Life by Bill Minutaglio and W. Michael Smith As well as an interview with Omar Casares, author of Amigoland and Brownsville. Ileyond he Revol ion TheTexas Observer TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL Don’t miss the TEXAS FIREBRANDS panel at the Festival where Observer editor Bob Moser will host a discussion with Davis and Minutaglil about their books on Molly Ivins and J. Frank Dobie 101+0 WE’LL BE REVIEWING THESE BOOKS BY THESE FESTIVAL SPEAKERS IN A SPECIAL BOOK FESTIVAL ISSUE ON OCT. 30 Look for The Texas Observer booth! We’ll be sharing it with the ACLU on the Capitol’s West Lawn. We’ll have FREE copies of our Books Issue and Observer merchandise for sale. The Texas Book Festival runs from Oct. 31 Nov. 1 at the State Capitol -For the latest information, visit