San Antonio Book Festival

2013 Authors

Featured Authors at the 2013 SABF

  • Hipolito Acosta

    The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico’s Deadly Crime Cartels

  • Ricardo Ainslie

    The Fight to Save Juarez: Life in the Heart of Mexico’s Drug War

  • Miles Arceneaux

    Thin Slice of Life

  • Alex Berenson

    The Night Ranger

  • María Antonietta Berriozábal

    Maria, Daughter of Immigrants

  • Diane Gonzales Bertrand

    Sofia and the Purple Dress/Sofia y el vestido morado

  • Jay Brandon

    The Jetty

  • H.W. Brands

    The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace

  • George Bristol

    On Politics and Parks

  • Daniel Chacón

    Hotel Juarez: Stories, Rooms and Loops

  • Sandra Cisneros

    Have You Seen Marie?

  • Sarah Cortez

    Walking Home: Growing Up Hispanic in Houston

  • Nan Cuba

    Body and Bread

  • Gretchen C. Daily

    The Power of Trees

  • Chitra Divakaruni

    Grandma and the Great Gourd

  • Jennifer Gaines Drez

    Goodnight San Antonio

  • Alex Espinoza

    The Five Acts of Diego Leon

  • Anel I. Flores


  • Robert Flynn

    Lawful Abuse: How the Century of the Child Became the Century of the Corporation

  • Glenn Charles Frankel

    The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend

  • Gilbert Garcia

    Reagan’s Comeback: Four Weeks in Texas That Changed American Politics Forever

  • Xavier Garza

    Maximilian & The Mystery of The Guardian Angel

  • Denise Gee

    Sweet on Texas

  • Reyna Grande

    The Distance Between Us

  • Erica Grieder

    Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right: What American Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas

  • Erasmo Guerra

    Once More to the River: Family Snapshots of Growing Up, Getting Out and Going Back

  • Laurie Ann Guerrero

    A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying

  • James L. Haley

    The Texas Supreme Court: A Narrative History, 1836-1986

  • Stephen Harrigan

    The Eye of the Mammoth

  • Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas

  • Joe Jiménez

    A Silver Homeboy Flicka Illuminates the San Juan Courts at Dawn

  • Robert Knott


  • Joe Labatt

    The Jetty

  • Cynthia Levinson

    We’ve Got A Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March

  • Arturo Madrid

    In the Country of Empty Crosses

  • Domingo Martinez

    The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir

  • Pablo Miguel Martínez

    Brazos, Carry Me

  • D.T. Max

    Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

  • Guadalupe García McCall

    Summer of the Mariposas

  • Char Miller

    On the Edge

  • Hugo Ortega

    Street Food of Mexico

  • Liza Palmer

    Nowhere But Home

  • Joe Nick Patoski

    The Dallas Cowboys: The Outrageous History of the Biggest, Loudest, Most Hated, Best Loved Football Team in America

  • Becky Crouch Patterson

    The Ranch That Was Us

  • Andrew Porter

    In Between Days

  • Maricel E. Presilla

    Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America

  • Jan Reid

    Let the People In: The Life and Times of Ann Richards

  • Lupe Ruiz-Flores

    Alicia’s Fruity Drinks: Las Aguas Frescas de Alicia

  • Lynda Rutledge

    Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale

  • Esmeralda Santiago


  • Elaine Scott

    Buried Alive! How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep Under the Chilean Desert

  • Lionel Sosa

    The Children of the Revolución: How the Mexican Revolution Changed America

  • Kim Stafford

    100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared

  • Carmen Tafolla


  • Don Tate

    It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw

  • Bob Thompson

    Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier

  • Sergio Troncoso

    Our Lost Border: Essays on Life Amid the Narco-Violence

  • Edward E. Whitacre, Jr.

    American Turnaround: Reinventing AT&T and GM and the Way We Do Business in the USA

  • Lawrence Wright

    Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief

  • Beatriz De La Garza

    From the Republic of the Rio Grande: A Personal History of the Place and the People