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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 16–18

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

08/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

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