Humanities Texas will host its ninth annual Holiday Book Fair at the historic Byrne-Reed House on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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, Joe Holley, Joseph Huerta, Joe Holley, 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, which Humanities Texas will offer for purchase at a discounted price. Available titles include works of fiction and nonfiction, with selections for both adult and youth readers.

Proceeds will benefit Hurricane Harvey Recovery.

Park for free in the St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church lot on the northwest corner of 15th and Rio Grande Streets, and enjoy coffee and a bake sale of donated and homemade treats.

Friends of Humanities Texas receive an additional 25% percent discount on Holiday Book Fair purchases!

Visit http://www.humanitiestexas.org/programs/2017-holiday-book-fair for more information about the authors and their books!

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: Free

Presenter Details

  • Name: Humanities Texas
  • The mission of Humanities Texas is educational excellence. Through programs that improve the quality of classroom teaching, support libraries and museums, and create opportunities for lifelong learning, we advance education throughout the state.

    Our programs strengthen Texas communities by cultivating the knowledge and judgement that representative democracy demands of its citizens. These programs also contribute to Texas’s thriving economy, culture, and civic life.

Venue Details

  • Address: 1410 Rio Grande Street
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78701