“The Way of Oz: A Guide to Wisdom, Heart, and Courage,” was written by Provost Robert V. Smith.
Tickets are on sale now for the Texas Tech University Press (TTUP) 11th annual Literary Lubbock evening with Southwestern authors. Authors of seven recently published TTUP books will share their stories during the benefit, which features local wines and a signature dinner by Top Tier Catering. The event benefits the Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest, a book series honoring Texas Tech’s former president.
Literary Lubbock 2013, emceed by Lubbock writer and musician Andy Wilkinson, begins at 5:30 p.m. May 2 with a reception and book signing in the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center on the Texas Tech campus.
“This evening has become a signature literary event in Lubbock,” said Robert Mandel, director of TTUP. “For people who love books, Literary Lubbock offers a unique chance to talk with a wide variety of authors, hear their stories and find out about their writing experiences.”
Tickets, $60 for individuals and $480 for a table of eight, may be purchased by calling (806) 742-2982. Sponsorship tables are also available.
The books and authors to be featured at Literary Lubbock 2013 are
- “Cowboy Stuntman: From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen,” by Dean Smith with Mike Cox
- “Dressing Modern Maternity: The Frankfurt Sisters of Dallas and the Page Boy Label,” by Kay Goldman
- “In the Shadow of the Carmens: Afield with a Naturalist in the Northern Mexican Mountains,” by Bonnie Reynolds McKinney
- “Mariposa’s Song: A Novel,” by Peter LaSalle
- “The Reckoning: The Triumph of Order on the Texas Outlaw Frontier,” by Peter R. Rose
- “Transcending Darkness: A Girl’s Journey Out of the Holocaust,” by Estelle Glaser Laughlin
- “The Way of Oz: A Guide to Wisdom, Heart, and Courage,” by Robert V. Smith
All authors are available for media interviews. More information on the books and authors is available at www.literarylubbock.org.
All featured books will be available for purchase at a 30 percent discount.