Don your sunglasses and curl up under an umbrella with one of these engrossing, Houston-set tomes.
Orange is the New Black
The "Summer of Kubrick" series by Brazos Bookstore organizes screenings and readings from the iconic screenwriter and director.
Beach bums or recovering Netflix addicts will flip for these hot-off-the-press page turners (including a Houston-based novel!).
Jeanne Lyons Davis
Photographer and surfer Kenny Braun showcases the state's surfing life in Surf Texas.
On writing 4 to 5 million words to get down to the 800,000 you need, and other literary pursuits.
In Smitty Hits the Play Books, the NFL veteran discusses his own experience handling school and football.
A Houston author, and a trilogy of books about much more than vampires.
New novel The After Party explores what went on behind the thick, silk curtains.
Author Andrew Malan Milward on his latest novel that explores the history of his hometown.
The actress and poet looks beyond the spotlight to the stories of Hollywood's ill-fated leading ladies in Dark Sparkler.
Explorer and archaeologist Ed Barnhart discusses ancient Mayan deities and iconography at HMNS.
Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.
Author and local historian Bartee Haile recounts Texas' early oil days in Texas Boomtowns.
Alley Theatre's Slam Poets gives Houston teens an expressive and creative outlet.
Inside the Food Lab
The Serious Eats managing culinary director hits Central Market to promote his new book.
Marci Izard convinces us that conscious consumption can be delicious.
The acclaimed journalist comes to Houston to talk about his book Showdown, a study of Supreme Court Judge Thurgood Marshall.
Rice Design Alliance hosts a discussion on the state of Houston's highways, byways and bayous with Projective Infrastructures.
Da Camera pianist Sarah Rothenberg pays tribute to Marcel Proust, bringing his text to life through music and mirth.
La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.