Book Talk

Daniel Silva Talks House of Spies and Whether this Gabriel Allon Tale Will Be His Last

The bestselling author talks about the success of his franchise at selling books and predicting the future.

07/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

Bad Feminist

Roxane Gay, Explained

Get to know the author, tweeter and competitive Scrabble player before her Brazos Bookstore reading.

07/07/2017 By Cara Maines

BEEEEEEEES!!!

A Beginner’s Guide to Neil Gaiman

He wrote American Gods, the Sandman comics and Coraline. Get excited for his upcoming lecture.

07/04/2017 By Chris Becker

Declare it loud, declare it proud

Forget the Fireworks—Spend the Fourth Debating the Constitution

"The Constitution is our civic religion, our secular religion in a sense, that runs the country.”

06/30/2017 By Allyson Waller

Hallelujah

With A Minor Fall, Lawyer Price Ainsworth Mixes Houston Drama and Old Testament Lessons

Ahead of a Brazos Bookstore signing for his debut novel, Price Ainsworth tells how Shrek and courtroom drama inspired his work.

06/28/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Spoopy

4 Mystery Beach Reads with a Texas Twist

Tear through one of these Texas-focused beach reads.

06/27/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Book Worms Anonymous

7 Personality-Matched Houston Book Clubs to Keep You Reading this Summer

You might not even need to leave your house to tipsily dish about your lust for Heathcliff.

06/23/2017 With Cara Maines

Reading Rainbow

Drag Queen Story Hour Prepares to Slay At Brazos Bookstore

An inclusive organization brings LGBT-friendly story time to children in Houston.

06/22/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Feminism

A Sexist Review Creates Buzz for Houston Author

Kirkus should have known not to mess with a book subtitled "Moxie girls fight back."

06/16/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Books

The Boy Who Loved Too Much Tells the Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson's first book follows the life of a 12-year-old with "cocktail party syndrome," which isn't always as cheerful as it sounds.

06/12/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

BYOTC

Party with Jane Austen All Summer Long at Brazos Bookstore

Break out your parasols and corsets because Jane Austen is coming to Houston.

06/08/2017 By Doni Wilson

Vampires Suck

Justin Cronin Brings His "Plot Slut" Tendencies to Fox in The Passage Pilot

The vampire drama will draw from a trilogy by a Houston-based writer.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Editor's Note

When a Tale of Torture Is Oddly Relaxing

Reading a novel—no matter how gruesome the plot—is one way to relax during Houston summers.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Reading

The Girl on the Train Author Paula Hawkins Reads from Her Newest Page Turner

The bestselling writer stops by Houston to discuss and sign her newest novel, Into the Water.

05/15/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Write Cause

NFL Veteran Wade Smith Tackles Bullying and Literacy In His New Children’s Book

Meet the Pro Bowler and philanthropist before he signs advanced copies of Smitty Tackles Bullying tonight.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Women in Politics

Hillary Clinton Visits Houston in Support of Annie's List

Clinton condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical gas attacks on Syria.

04/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Meet the Author

Joy the Baker Mixes Things Up With Her New Cookbook Over Easy

The NOLA-based baker, who stops by the Bayou City on Thursday, chews the fat about brunch, brownies and how Drake lyrics became the icing on her cakes.

04/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Battle of the Bards

Houston High School Students Spread the Words at Space City Poetry Slam Series

Performance poets take the stage at Discovery Green this weekend.

03/27/2017 By Sydney Boyd