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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 11–13

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

10/09/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 4–6

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

10/02/2013 By Michael Hardy

Best of Houstonia

Fall Arts Preview 2013

The very best of the coming season, including the return of Beyoncé.

09/30/2013 With Catherine Matusow, Kerry H., and Katharine Shilcutt By Michael Hardy

Books

Ban This!

Brazos Bookstore celebrates Banned Books Week by letting customers pull their own print of a banned book.

09/24/2013 By Michael Hardy

H-Town Diary

A Novel Adventure

Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.

09/03/2013 By Chitra Divakaruni

Interview

"If the characters don't work, it sounds like you're just making it up."

James McBride on John Brown, working with Spike Lee, and his new novel, The Good Lord Bird.

08/26/2013 By Michael Hardy

Interview

"I just decided to let the story wheel out of control."

U. H. creative writing professor Robert Boswell discusses Tumbledown, his first new novel in a decade.

08/26/2013 By Michael Hardy