The Essential J. Frank Dobie
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Capitol Extension Room E2.028
State Capitol, Austin

Steven L. Davis, literary curator of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University and past president of the Texas Institute of Letters, has combed through the works of renowned Texas author J. Frank Dobie to gather together in one volume Dobie’s most vital writings. Join him and Steve Davis, Sarah Bird, and Stephen Harrigan as they discuss the enduring legacy of Dobie’s work.


  • Moderator: Michael Barnes
  • Book Signing: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Texas Monthly TBF Book Signing Tent, Congress Avenue

Steven Davis, Stephen Harrigan, Sarah Bird, The Essential J. Frank Dobie, Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen


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