Reading

But You Don't Have to Take My Word for It...

Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series continues to bring top authors to Houston.

08/06/2013 By Leah Lax

Graphic Novels

People are Strange

Terry Moore reflects on the 20th anniversary of his hit series Strangers in Paradise.

08/02/2013 By Craig Lindsey

Books & Literature

Space Spouse

What was it like to be married to an astronaut during the Space Race?

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Deriving Miss Maisie

Brasserie 19 or Mideast diplomat? A millionairess decides.

07/01/2013 By Laura Moser

Books

The Wife Stuff

Astronauts get all the attention, but what about their wives? A new book examines life in Houston for the first NASA families.

06/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

Into the Deep

Deborah Mouton, poet, shows us the road to honesty and confrontation, paved with pencils.

06/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Charles Ford

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 24–26

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

05/22/2013 By Michael Hardy

Reading

Paradise Regained

Damien Echols served 18 years in prison for a crime he almost certainly didn't commit. Now free, Echols visits Houston to read from his new memoir

05/13/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

James v. James

Now that everyone knows James Salter, Terry Doody has a candidate for best undiscovered author

05/08/2013 By Terrence Doody

Book Readings

Last Man Writing

Literary lion James Salter helps Inprint celebrate its 30th anniversary by reading from a new novel, his first in 34 years.

05/06/2013 By Stewart Oksenhorn

The De Menils

Slow Dancing with the Muse

William Middleton landed a contract to write a biography of John & Dominique de Menil in 2002. After more than a decade and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of supplemental fundraising in support of the project, there’s still no book. What happened?

04/29/2013 By John Lomax

Books

Lady Bird Johnson

Author who knew the former First Lady for decades talks about Lady Bird and his new book

04/23/2013 By Eric Harrison

Books

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Houston's first poet laureate kicks off festivities at Discovery Green children's book event

04/19/2013 By Eric Harrison

Books

Houston Indie Book Festival

Celebrate books with readings, workshops, music, tours and yoga - yoga? - Saturday on the Menil lawn

04/18/2013 By Eric Harrison

Art and Design

Thoroughly Modern

All things modern are being celebrated all week with lectures, films, markets and book-signings

04/16/2013

Literary Event

Writers Take the Stage

Authors Jonathan Lethem and John Jeremiah Sullivan will read Monday as part of the Inprint Reading Series

04/15/2013 By Eric Harrison

Film

More Than Three Decades Later, The Shining Shines On

With a documentary screening this weekend at MFAH and both a movie prequel and a novel sequel on the way, The Shining is the gift that keeps on giving

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison

Reminiscence

What Would Donald Do?

Our newest blogger, Rice English professor Terrence Doody, reflects on how Donald Barthelme changed Houston's literary culture

04/08/2013 By Terrence Doody

Academia

Teaching for Peanuts

UH creative writing graduate students stage a sit-in to protest 20 years without a pay raise

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy