Holiday Book Fair

2017 Holiday Book Fair

Humanities Texas will host its ninth annual Holiday Book Fair at the historic Byrne-Reed House on Saturday, December 9, 2017. A number of noteworthy authors, including Monte Akers, Michael Barnes, Chris Barton, Olga Campos Benz, Patricia Bernstein, Daina Ramey Berry, John B. Boles, George Bristol, Chad S. Conine, Michael Corcoran, David Courtney, Mike Cox, Greg Garrett, Joseph Huerta, Michael Hurd, Alison Macor, Donna Marie Miller, Carmen Oliver, William E. Reaves, Kathleen Shafer, Jeremi Suri, Don Tate, Deb Olin Unferth, Mark K. Updegrove, Eddie Wilson, and Jennifer Ziegler, will visit with the public and sign copies of their latest books.


2016 Authors and Titles

Humanities Texas hosted its eighth annual Holiday Book Fair at the historic Byrne-Reed House on Saturday, December 3, 2016. A number of noteworthy authors, including Lawrence Wright, David Oshinksy, Sarah Bird, H. W. Brands, Stephen Harrigan, Andrea Valdez, S. C. Gwynne, Carlotta Eike Stankiewicz, John C. Kerr, Cecilia García Akers, Chase Untermeyer, Frances Brannen Vick, Chad S. Conine, Jesús F. de la Teja, Katherine Catmull, John T. Montford, Sarah Cortez, Bill Wittliff, John Pipkin, Ire'ne Lara Silva, and Homer Ross Tomlin, visited with the public and signed copies of their latest books. More»

2015 Authors and Titles

Humanities Texas hosted its seventh annual Holiday Book Fair at the historic Byrne-Reed House on Saturday, December 12, 2015. A number of noteworthy authors, including H. W. Brands, Ray Benson, Jan Jarboe Russell, Katherine Howe, Brandon Caro, Don Tate, Karen Olsson, Kirk Lynn, Sarah Cortez, Louisa Hall, Steven Moss, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Michael Barnes, Jacqueline Kelly, Chris Barton, David Gaines, Elizabeth Harris, Andrew J. Torget, Dave Oliphant, Javier Auyero, Chuck Bailey, Nikki Loftin, and Light Townsend Cummins, visited with the public and signed copies of their latest books.

2014 Authors and Titles

Twenty-one authors participated in the 2014 Holiday Book Fair, including Lawrence Wright, Sarah Bird, James Magnuson, Elizabeth Crook, S. C. Gwynne, Naomi Shihab Nye, Bill Wittliff, Carrie Fountain, M. M. McAllen, Jacqueline Jones, Richard Parker, Margaret Lewis Furse, John Taliaferro, Wayne Thorburn, Emilio Zamora, Bethany Hegedus, Chris Tomlinson, James E. Bruseth, Tracy Dahlby, Steve Wilson, and Debra L. Winegarten. Learn more about last year's featured authors and their books.

2013 Authors and Titles

Over twenty authors participated in the 2013 Holiday Book Fair, including Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis, Stephen Harrigan, Nick Kotz, Joe Nick Patoski, Julian Read, Chase Untermeyer, Jesús F. de la Teja, Jerome Loving, Ricardo C. Ainslie, Sarah Cortez, Nan Cuba, Diana López, Hector Ruiz, Don Tate, and Andrea White. Learn about the authors and titles featured in 2013.

2012 Authors and Titles

Twenty Texas authors participated in the 2011 Holiday Book Fair, including H. W. Brands, Paul Woodruff, Jan Reid, John Spong, Diana Untermeyer, George Bristol, Jacqueline Kelly, Gilbert Garcia, Peter LaSalle, Sarah Cortez, Martha Braniff, John Kerr, Jenna McEachern, and Arturo Madrid. Learn about the authors and titles featured in 2012.

2011 Authors and Titles

Twenty-three Texas authors participated in the 2011 Holiday Book Fair, including noted historian H. W. Brands, Texas Monthly editor Jake Silverstein, and novelists Stephen Harrigan and Oscar Casares. Learn about the authors and titles featured in 2011.