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San Antonio Book Festival

Authors of the SA Book Festival and Readalikes

For fans of Sarah Bird

If you enjoyed Above the East China Sea. . .

For fans of Whitley Strieber

If you enjoyed the Alien hunter series. . . 

For fans of Douglas Brinkley

If you enjoyed The Great Deluge: Hurrican Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, take a look at. . .

The Single Life

Like  fellow author and San Antonio Book Festival writer Rebecca Traister, Kate Bolick, explores the new power of single women,a group that is strong and growing. 

For fans of Gregg Barrios

If you enjoy the plays of Gregg Barrios such as  I-DJ you might enjoy The Pain of the Macho.

Both plays explore identity, masculinity and the Mexican-American experience with a touch of humor. 

If you like reading about San Antonio history.

  If you liked San Antonio: Our Story of 150 Years in the Alamo City by Express-News  editors Terry Scott Bertling, Jamie  Stockwell and Mike Leary, you might like .... 

For fans of Stephen Harrigan

If you enjoyed A friend of Mr. Lincoln or The gates of the Alamo by Stephen Harrigan. . .

For Fans of Naomi Shihab Nye

If you enjoy the works of Naomi Shihab Nye...

For fans of Robert Jackson Bennett

If you enjoy his Divine Cities series, take a look at. . .

For fans of Miles Arcenaux

If you enjoyed Thin slice of life, take a look at. . .

Marisa Abrajano discusses Immigration and Politics

Marisa Abrajano's book White Backlash: Immigration, Race and American Politics explores how immigration and  the response to immigration is influencing voting patterns. Authors in the following titles also examine how the"fourth wave" of immigration,which is primarily Latino, is changing the larger culture and re-shaping civic engagement.  Learn more about immigration and politics by reading...

For Fans of Zach Anner

For fans of Laura Tillman

Journalist Laura Tillman writes in The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts  of a terrible murder and how it affected the community of Brownsville.

For fans of Carmen Boullosa

 Mexican writer Carmen Boullosa has written Spanish language plays, novels,short stories, and essays that defy categorization. She writes literary fiction that deals with feminism and gender roles in a Latin American context.  

For fans of Jamie Brickhouse

 in Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir Jamie Brickhouse writes a  darkly comic autobiography about substance abuse and a strong  mother and son relationship. 

For Fans of Ada Calhoun

Ada Calhoun chronicles  life, as well as the many deaths and rebirths of America's hippest neighborhoods, the East Village and the surrounding areas, in St. Marks is Dead.