Women Making History

Meet Trailblazing Journalist Noor Tagouri

If you thought being a woman in the media was hard, try adding a hijab.

03/14/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival

New Literary Talents Shine at Writefest

The emerging writers event is booked with workshops, speakers and plenty of material.

03/07/2017 By Amber Tong

Reading

Meet Pushcart Prize-Winning Author Daniel Peña

The UHD professor reads from his award winning short story on Thursday.

02/22/2017 By Amber Tong

Books

A Nuevo Bookstore Brings New Shelf Life to an Underserved Market

Nuestra Palabra Arts & Books is only the fifth Latino-focused bookstore in the nation.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Preview

The New Handbook of Houston Features Historic Bayou City Citizens Who Made a Difference

From UH's first black homecoming queen to the woman who helped Houston fight off tuberculosis, these are the people who shaped our 180-year old city.

02/02/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Spotlights Talented Artists With Disabilities

The annual film and arts festival brings dynamic programming to the Bayou City.

01/26/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Reading

Add This Local Writer's Collection to Your Must-Read List Now

Chanelle Benz discusses her dazzling debut, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, this Thursday at Brazos Bookstore.

01/18/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Tune In

Watch HPM's Houston In Black and White This MLK Day

Don't miss this thought-provoking program about racial equality.

01/13/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Lecture

See a Whole New—and Endangered—World

From coral reefs to the Arctic Ocean, dive deep into unknown territories with National Geographic photographers visiting Houston.

01/09/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Reading

Southern Women’s Complex Lives Are at the Center of Always Happy Hour

Mary Miller reads from her new short story collection at Brazos Bookstore this month.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bookend

Top 5 Books of 2016 (Plus: Upcoming Readings in Houston)

It's not too late to read this year's buzziest tomes.

12/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Smarts

Three Houston Independent Booksellers Win James Patterson Grants

The bestselling author brings holiday cheer to local literary leaders.

12/16/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Reading

10 Questions for Author James Rollins

Get to know the bestselling writer's new page turner.

12/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

Curtis & Windham Celebrate 25 Years of Timeless Residential Style

The firm that has defined traditional architecture in Houston has released its first book, a gorgeous retrospective.

12/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Take A Look, It's Filled with Books!

New Houston Library Branches Out

From shopping mall to state-of-the-art facility, peek inside Young Library's next chapter.

11/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Paging Bookworms

Don't Miss These 5 Readings at Brazos Bookstore

Hit the books this October alongside acclaimed authors—including a Rice alumni and former UH professor.

10/11/2016 With John Parent

Banned Books Week

5 Books Currently Banned or Restricted in Texas Schools

De-shelved books from school libraries continue to speak volumes about censorship.

09/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Making a Murderer

Life After 12 Years on Death Row

At Brazos Bookstore, a new book about a now-infamous Houston trial, conviction and exoneration.

09/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis