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

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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

risk vs. reward

Saeed Jones on Memoir, Sacrifice, and the Balance of Joy

The How We Fight for Our Lives author gave a wide-ranging interview ahead of his Brazos Bookstore reading.

10/24/2019 By Ryan Pait

trill in tokyo

Kids From the South Explores Japan's Love of Houston Hip-Hop

We talk with independent artist and photographer Jorge Casanova about his latest photobook that follows several Houston rappers on trips from South to East.

10/23/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Books

Kristin Hannah Isn't Afraid to Talk Poop

After the surprise success of The Nightingale, the author comes to Houston to talk The Great Alone.

09/30/2019 By Ryan Pait

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Lucky Town Tells a Houston Detective Story

Set in the Bayou City and beyond, Peter Vonder Haar's debut novel sparkles with wit and local tidbits.

09/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Radio Silence

A KRBE DJ Debuts His First Novel

Freddy Cruz's When America Fell Silent is an offbeat political thriller that imagines a dystopian United States in the near future.

09/20/2019 By Holly Beretto

Comedy & Readings

The Authors and Comedians We Can't Wait to See This Fall

Jonathan Van Ness? Ta-Nehisi Coates? Yes, please.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Last Words

Levee Confronts Existential Anxiety With Paul Otremba's Most Potent Poetry

The late Rice professor turned in his final collection of poems in the throes of stomach cancer.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

This one's about Houston!

Here's Another Article About Jia Tolentino

She's from Houston, and she loves Shipley's. Famous writers: They're just like us!

08/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Books

Appreciating the Architecture of Fiona Davis

With each of her books centered on a specific building, The Chelsea Girls looks inside New York's Chelsea Hotel.

08/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

Bayougraphy

The Voice of a Generation Was Forged In Houston

Jia Tolentino's first essay collection, Trick Mirror, contains startling insights arrived upon through the New Yorker staff writer's own bizarre life experiences, many of which took place right here in Houston.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Gabriel Allon

The New Girl is Daniel Silva's 'Brilliant' New Thriller

The best-selling author talks his latest Gabriel Allon book, a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of Saudi-Russian entanglement.

07/18/2019 By Holly Beretto

Page turner

These Are the 2019-2020 Inprint Readers

The literary nonprofit's lineup includes big names like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Gilbert, and more.

07/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Spooky

Katherine Howe's Writing Is Bewitching

The Houston-born author of The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs returns to Murder by the Book for a signing.

07/01/2019 By Holly Beretto