New & notable: ‘Sweetness #9’ Stephan Eirik Clark

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Stephen Colbert gives a bump to another author’s debut.

Review: ‘We Are Not Ourselves’ is an epic debut novel

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Author Matthew Thomas’ saga follows the trials of Eileen Tumulty Leary and her family.

Fort Worth Opera casts the Kennedys for ‘JFK’

| |Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

The opera, which will premiere in 2016, recounts the first couple’s last day and night in Fort Worth.

Book review: ‘Blood Aces’

| |Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Author Doug J. Swanson tells the violent but entertaining story of Dallas and Vegas gambling kingpin Benny Binion.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Of note: an LA socialite goes undercover, Bess Crawford is on the case and the aftermath of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

New & Notable: ‘The 6th Extinction’

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Bestselling author James Rollins returns with a 10th installment in his ‘Sigma Force’ series.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Aug. 03, 2014

Of note: Amy Bloom returns, the finale of ‘The Magicians’ trilogy and the life of the real Mona Lisa.

New & notable book: ‘The Lost Island’

Sunday, Aug. 03, 2014

Bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child off the third adventure in their Gideon Crew series.

Review: ‘Nixon’s Defense,’ by John W. Dean

| |Sunday, Aug. 03, 2014

A new book by the White House insider reveals no shocking surprises but gives a presidential scandal a timeline straight from the tapes.

Review: TCU’s Festival of American Song

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

The event featured wonderful music but lacked context until its last day.