Jesse Sublett

Jesse Sublett will sign and discuss 1960s Austin Gangsters (History Press; $19.99).

Jesse Sublett is an author, musician and artist from Austin, Texas. His publications include Rock Critic Murders, Never the Same Again, Broke, Not Broken and has contributed to Texas Monthly, Texas Observer, New York Times, Texas Tribune and the Austin Chronicle. A member of the Texas Institute of Letters, his seminal Austin rock band, the Skunks was inducted in the Austin Music Hall of Fame in 2008. Jesse lives in Austin with his wife, Lois Richwine. His blog can be found at JesseSublett.com.

Event date: 

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 4:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime That Rocked the Capital (True Crime) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626198401
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: History Press - March 9th, 2015

Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa were football stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. The original rebels without causes, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and their associates formed a ragtag white trash mafia that bedazzled Austin law enforcement for most of the 1960s.