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Inprint’s Margarett Root Brown Reading Series Celebrates 40 Years with Stacked 2020-2021 Lineup

This year’s authors have won Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Awards, and even a National Medal of Arts.

09/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Pride, Not Prejudice

UPDATED: 6 Houston Pride Month Events Sure to Bring Your Rainbow Heart a Bit of Joy

These virtual movie screenings and social distanced performances are still on.

06/16/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Q&A

Lidia Yuknavitch Talks New Book Ahead of Brazos Reading

The bestselling author will share from her first collection of short fiction, "Verge," which came out earlier this month.

02/11/2020 By Ryan Pait

Words, Words, Words

Danez Smith on Finding Joy, Cruelty, and Toni Braxton

The National Book Award finalist discusses their new poetry collection ahead of a reading at Brazos Bookstore.

01/30/2020 By Ryan Pait

Pain Turned Prose

Carolyn Forché on Writing About Her Experience During El Salvador's Civil War

The poet and author of What You Have Heard Is True talks about her new memoir ahead of her InPrint reading.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

Stranger Than Fiction

Carmen Maria Machado Talks Memoir Vs. Fiction Ahead of InPrint Reading

We chat with the National Book Award finalist about the challenges in her writing her 2019 memoir Dream House.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

Year in Reading

How I Read 163 Books in 2018—And What I Learned

One writer reflects on a year in the literary life and why he finally brought his reading habits into the 21st century.

12/13/2018 By Ryan Pait

Not Kimberly

Tayari Jones On An American Marriage, the Budget Theory of Writing, and Being Oprah's New Fave

The novelist discusses her recent book ahead of a Brazos Bookstore reading.

03/07/2018 By Ryan Pait

Year in Reading

I Read 156 Books This Year. Here Are 3 Things I Learned.

"I think that's how and why I read so much: the possibility of discovering something that will grab me, shake me, and even change me."

12/27/2017 By Ryan Pait

Literature

Nicole Krauss Talks Forest Dark and the Urgency of Literature in a Post-Harvey City

Krauss will discuss her new book alongside Nathan Englander to kick off the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series.

09/13/2017 By Ryan Pait

Bad Feminist

Roxane Gay, Explained

Get to know the author, tweeter and competitive Scrabble player before her Brazos Bookstore reading.

07/07/2017 By Cara Maines

Hallelujah

With A Minor Fall, Lawyer Price Ainsworth Mixes Houston Drama and Old Testament Lessons

Ahead of a Brazos Bookstore signing for his debut novel, Price Ainsworth tells how Shrek and courtroom drama inspired his work.

06/28/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Book Worms Anonymous

7 Personality-Matched Houston Book Clubs to Keep You Reading this Summer

You might not even need to leave your house to tipsily dish about your lust for Heathcliff.

06/23/2017 With Cara Maines

Books

The Boy Who Loved Too Much Tells the Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson's first book follows the life of a 12-year-old with "cocktail party syndrome," which isn't always as cheerful as it sounds.

06/12/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Write Cause

NFL Veteran Wade Smith Tackles Bullying and Literacy In His New Children’s Book

Meet the Pro Bowler and philanthropist before he signs advanced copies of Smitty Tackles Bullying tonight.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis