Reading

Mohsin Hamid Brings Lahore to Houston

The Pakistani-born writer reads from his most recent novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, at Inprint tonight.

03/24/2014 By Anis Shivani

It Coulda Been Verse

Houston’s Found Poetry Tells Us a Lot About Ourselves

In Houston, poetry can be found just about anywhere.

03/03/2014

Invective

Houston Deplored: Our Wretched Mudhole Through History

A "city without a single good restaurant," and "infested with Methodists and ants" to boot.

02/27/2014 By John Lomax

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 21–23

Where to go, what to do, and who to see.

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Emanuelee "Outspoken" Bean (Video)

The Houston wordsmith on the power of poetry

02/18/2014 By Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 14–16

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

02/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Interview

How to Reconstruct Your Life From Photographs

UH Creative Writing Program graduate David Stuart MacLean discusses his new memoir about amnesia ahead of his Brazos Bookstore reading tonight.

02/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 7–9

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

02/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

On the Road

The 10 Strangest Dining Recs in Moon Handbooks' Guide to Houston

Try Corner Bakery for breakfast, and other dubious insights.

01/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 24–26

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

01/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Food for Thought

Food Photography: More Than Just Instagramming Your Meals

A discussion tonight at the Houston Center for Photography explores the increasingly dense intersection of dining and photography.

01/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Interviews

An Interview with George Saunders

The author of Tenth of December may be short on stories, but he's long on talent.

12/31/2013 By Will Wilkinson

News

Karl Kilian Honored by French Government

The founding owner of Brazos Bookstore is named a Chevalier de l’Order des Arts et des Letters.

11/19/2013 By Terrence Doody

Time Travel

How to Be the Perfect Bride...in 1957

A 56-year-old book sheds light on what was expected of the "modern" wife in the kitchen.

11/18/2013

Reading

An African in America

In advance of her Inprint reading tonight, novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses race, literature, and cultural difference.

11/18/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 8–10

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

11/06/2013 By Michael Hardy

Special Event

The Literature of War

William Broyles and Ben Fountain discuss writing about war ahead of Rice University event for military veterans.

11/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Chef Chat

Diana Kennedy Must Speak Loudly Before She Expires

The famous cookbook author and Mexican food maven on why preservation is more important now than ever.

10/28/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Lit

Mexican Food Maven Diana Kennedy Heading to Houston

The author and authority on Mexican cuisine will be signing her cookbooks at Hugo's.

10/16/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt