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July 14, 2023

Austin author’s “Bastille Day” novel chronicles characters’ march towards independence

By: Jennifer Stayton

July 14th, Bastille Day, marks the storming of an ancient royal fortress-turned state prison – and a turning point in the French Revolution.

It is also the title of Austin author and Baylor University literature and culture professor Greg Garrett’s latest novel. And as he told KUT’s Jennifer Stayton recently, that title is no accident.