San Antonio Book Festival

2015 Authors

Featured Authors at the 2015 SABF

  • Kenna Lang Archer

    Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River

  • Matt Barreto

    Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation

  • Chris Barton

    The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

  • Diane Gonzales Bertrand

    There’s a Name for This Feeling

  • Louis Black

    Sir Doug & the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove

  • Sheila Black

    Wen Kroy

  • Jay Brandon

    Shadow Knight’s Mate

  • Jen Bryant

    The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

  • Robert Bryce

    Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper

  • Peggy Caravantes

    The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy

  • Rosemary Catacalos

    Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song

  • Denise Chávez

    The King and Queen of Comezón

  • Raúl Colón

    Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

  • Maureen Corrigan

    So We Read On

  • Rachel Crawford

    Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song

  • Tracy Dahlby

    Into the Field: A Foreign Correspondent’s Notebook

  • Rod Davis

    South, America

  • Patrick Dearen

    The Big Drift

  • Geoff Dyer

    Another Great Day At Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush

  • Arielle Eckstut

    The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

  • Joann Eckstut

    The Secret Language of Color

  • Lewis F. Fisher

    American Venice: The Epic Story of San Antonio’s River

  • Carolyn Dee Flores

    Dale, Dale, Dale/Hit It, Hit It, Hit It

  • Henry Flores

    Latinos and the Voting Rights Act

  • Carrie Fountain

    Instant Winner

  • Jack Gantos

    The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

  • Xavier Garza

    The Great and Mighty Nikko!

  • Mary Carolyn Hollers George

    Rosengren’s Books: An Oasis for Mind and Spirit

  • Jeff Guinn


  • Robert L. Gulley

    Heads Above Water: The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program

  • S.C. Gwynne

    Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

  • J.R. Helton

    The Jugheads

  • Juan Felipe Herrera

    Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

  • Joe Holley

    The Purse Bearer: A Novel of Love, Lust and Texas Politics

  • Martha Louise Hunter

    Painting Juliana

  • Bret Anthony Johnston

    Remember Me Like This

  • Sobia Khan

    Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song

  • Matt Lankes

    Boyhood: Twelve Years on Film

  • Diane Lawson

    A Tightly Raveled Mind

  • Andrew Levy

    Huck Finn’s America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece 

  • David Liss

    The Day of Atonement

  • José Lozano

    Little Chanclas

  • Josh Malerman

    Bird Box

  • Seamus McGraw

    Betting the Farm on a Drought: Stories From the Front Lines of Climate Change

  • Mark Menjivar

    The Luck Archive: Exploring Belief, Superstition, and Tradition

  • Mary Guerrero Milligan

    Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song

  • Tomás Q. Morin

    Pablo Neruda: The Heights of Macchu Picchu

  • Naomi Shihab Nye

    The Turtles of Oman

  • Michael O’Brien

    The Face of Texas

  • Richard Parker

    Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America

  • Joe Nick Patoski

    Sir Doug and The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove

  • Kate Payne

    The Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen: A Hit-the-Ground Running Approach to Stocking Up and Cooking Delicious, Nutritious, and Affordable Meals

  • Jim Peyton

    Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking: Authentic Recipes for Dieters, Diabetics, & all Food Lovers

  • Aaronetta Hamilton Pierce

    Black is the Color of Strength

  • Michael Pitre

    Fives and Twenty-Fives

  • Neal Pollack


  • Christopher Prieto

    Ultimate Book of BBQ: The Complete Year Round Guide to Grilling & Smoking

  • Kirstin Valdez Quade

    Night at the Fiestas: Stories

  • Octavio Quintanilla

    If I Go Missing

  • Isabel Quintero

    Gabi, A Girl in Pieces

  • Eli Reed

    A Long Walk Home

  • Richard Reeves

    Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II

  • Ross Ritchell

    The Knife

  • Spelile Rivas

    The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones/El Coco me robó los cascarones

  • Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

    Latina/os of World War II: Mobility, Agency, and Ideology

  • Lance Rubin

    Denton Little’s Death Date

  • Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

    Bare Foot Dogs: Stories

  • Jan Jarboe Russell

    The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

  • Mary Doria Russell

    Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral

  • René Saldaña, Jr.

    Dale, Dale, Dale/Hit It, Hit It, Hit It

  • Marian Schwartz

    Anna Karenina

  • Cyndy Severson

    Hill Country Houses

  • Maggie Shipstead

    Astonish Me

  • Scott Simon

    Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime

  • Mary Helen Specht

    Migratory Animals

  • David Henry Sterry

    The Essential Guide To Getting Your Book Published

  • Natalia Sylvester

    Chasing The Sun

  • Don Tate

    The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

  • Mayor Ivy Taylor

    Black is the Color of Strength

  • Terry Thompson-Anderson

    Texas on the Table: People, Places & Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State

  • Helen Thorpe

    Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

  • Chris Tomlinson

    Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name—One White, One Black

  • Luis Alberto Urrea

    The Water Museum

  • Amanda Eyre Ward

    The Same Sky

  • Frederick Williams

    Black is the Color of Strength

  • Lawrence Wright

    Thirteen Days in September: The Dramatic Story of the Struggle for Peace

  • Andrew Yang

    Smart People Should Build Things

  • Emilio Zamora

    The World War I Diary of  Jose De La Luz Saenz

  • Jennifer Ziegler

    Revenge of the Flower Girls