Thursday, December 9, 2010
Constitutional law scholar Lucas A. “Scot” Powe Jr., of The University of Texas School of Law will sign copies of his book “The Supreme Court and the American Elite” at the Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, December 11 at the office for Humanities Texas, located in the newly restored Byrne-Reed House on the southwest corner of 15th and Rio Grande Street in Austin.
This festive event, features 25 authors, including university faculty H.W. Brands, Don Carleton, Elizabeth Engelhardt, Tiffany Gill, Emilio Zamora, Max Sherman, and Steven Weinberg.
Authors’ books will be for sale and proceeds will benefit two Texas libraries. Although authors may speak briefly about their books, there is not a formal program scheduled. The event is designed to facilitate book signings and conversations with the public and authors. Coffee and pastries will be served.
Free parking will be available in the St. Martin’s Lutheran Church lot on the northwest corner of 15th and Rio Grande Street.