Humanities Texas will host its sixth annual Holiday Book Fair, starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Byrne-Reed House, 1410 Rio Grande St.

Authors who will be participating are Lawrence Wright, Sarah Bird, James Magnuson, Elizabeth Crook, S.C. Gwynne, Naomi Shihab Nye, Bill Wittliff, Carmen Tafolla, Carrie Fountain, M. M. McAllen, Jacqueline Jones, Richard Parker, Margaret Lewis Furse, John Taliaferro, Wayne Thorburn, Emilio Zamora, Chris Tomlinson, James E. Bruseth, Tracy Dahlby and Steve Wilson. Authors will visit with shoppers and sign copies of their latest books, which Humanities Texas will have available for purchase at a discounted price. Baked good and hot coffee will be available. And there’s free parking in the St. Martin’s Lutheran Church lot on the northwest corner of 15th and Rio Grande streets. All proceeds from the book fair and bake sale will benefit Texas libraries.

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