#BlackLivesMatter

Read Your Way Toward Anti-Racism with These 7 Books

W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad all make the list.

06/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

SUFFRAGETTE CITY

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment with These Summer Reads

All year long, the Houston Public Library is sharing one book a month in its Suffrage Centennial Book Club.

06/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Eyes on their Prizes

Houston Author Bryan Washington Wins Another Major Book Award

Plus three Houston-connected writers win Pulitzers.

05/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Real Page-turners

Houston Authors Share What They've Read While Social Distancing

We’ve got such a wonderful array of talent coming out of the Bayou City, it’s no surprise their recommendations are equally diverse.

05/05/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Stranger Than Fiction

Novelist Tom Abrahams Wrote About an Imagined Pandemic, Then Came COVID-19

The author behind the "Traveler" series talks about watching fiction become reality.

04/15/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

One for the books

3 Reasons We Love Blue Willow Bookshop

The West Houston store is a 2020 National Bookstore of the Year finalist.

04/01/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Life Meets Art

Louise Erdrich Talks Being Inspired by Family History Ahead of Inprint Reading

The award-winning author's new book, "The Night Watchman," pulls from the life of her grandfather.

03/06/2020 By Ryan Pait

Reading Rainbow

Houston Literati Shines at 34th Annual Inprint Poets and Writers Ball

The gala welcomed award-winning poet and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Terrance Hayes as this year's featured speaker.

02/21/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Q&A

Lidia Yuknavitch Talks New Book Ahead of Brazos Reading

The bestselling author will share from her first collection of short fiction, "Verge," which came out earlier this month.

02/11/2020 By Ryan Pait

Words, Words, Words

Danez Smith on Finding Joy, Cruelty, and Toni Braxton

The National Book Award finalist discusses their new poetry collection ahead of a reading at Brazos Bookstore.

01/30/2020 By Ryan Pait

Pain Turned Prose

Carolyn Forché on Writing About Her Experience During El Salvador's Civil War

The poet and author of What You Have Heard Is True talks about her new memoir ahead of her InPrint reading.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

Stranger Than Fiction

Carmen Maria Machado Talks Memoir Vs. Fiction Ahead of InPrint Reading

We chat with the National Book Award finalist about the challenges in her writing her 2019 memoir Dream House.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

Give him a listen

Mo Rocca Digs Up the Past With Mobituaries

The famed humorist and TV correspondent is signing books at the Julia Ideson Building Tuesday.

01/20/2020 By Dianna Wray

Hazardous History

Graphic Novelist Nathan Hale Talks About Highlighting History Through Cartoons

Graphic novelist Nathan Hale talks highlighting history through cartoons.

01/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Get Lit

Susan Choi's Trust Exercise Wins the National Book Award

A Houston-set novel has finally won big.

11/22/2019 By Dianna Wray

Heiress with the Mostess

Aerin Lauder on Houston, Palm Beach, and Her Famous Grandmother, Estée

The legacy—and founder of her own beauty empire—stopped by Longoria Collection this month to promote her new book.

11/18/2019 By Paola Kustra

♀︎

We Know What You Can Wear to See Gloria Steinem Tonight

One hundred percent of proceeds from these limited-edition, custom Michael Stars shirts benefit the ERA Coalition.

11/07/2019 By Abby Ledoux

On the Shelf

Houston Author's Kid Food Details the Struggles of Healthy Feeding

Bettina Elias Siegel's first book offers tips to bring down your children's sugar intake.

11/06/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Talk Gutsy Women, Expanding History, and Turning Texas Blue

The Clintons spoke at UH last week to promote their new book.

10/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Secret Sharer

The Ideal Houston Scavenger Hunt Can Be Found In This Book

Secret Houston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure details all sorts of obscure Houston lore.

10/28/2019 By Chris Gray