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Vol. XIX, no. 1 TCU Library Newsletter, Web Edition November 2006

TCU TEXAS BOOK AWARD and 35TH ANNUAL BANQUET

Mark your calendar now for Tuesday, April 17th and the Annual Friends of the Library Banquet which this year will feature the presentation of the 5th biannual TCU Texas Book Award. The award is co-sponsored by the Friends and the TCU Press. This years judges are Jeff Guinn, former book editor of the Fort Worth Star Telegram and author of 10 books, Shelby Hearon, author of eighteen novels and former president of the Texas Institute of Letters and Carlton Stowers, journalist and author of over seventeen books including Edgar Awards for crime writing. This group will select the best book written about Texas published between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2006. More information about the award and submission guidelines can be found on the Library web page under Friends.

The annual Banquet has been held every year since the Friends group was organized in 1972. This year’s event will be held in the Kelly Center on the TCU campus and feature remarks by the winning author


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