The Texas Book Festival announced its largest lineup EVER—more than 275 authors—at a cocktail party on the rooftop of the Jones Center at The Contemporary Austin on September 10. Lots of happy people celebrated the news that authors including Martin Amis, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Mosley, Norman Lear, Lidia Bastianich, Ziggy Marley, James Ellroy, Katherine Applegate, Nicholas D. Kristof, John Dean, Valerie Plame Wilson, Héctor Tobar and many, many more will be at the Festival, October 25 and 26 in and around the State Capitol. For the full author lineup, visit

The Jones Center | Austin | September 10, 2014