All Eyes on their Prizes

Houston Author Bryan Washington Wins Another Major Book Award

Plus three Houston-connected writers win Pulitzers.

05/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Real Page-turners

Houston Authors Share What They've Read While Social Distancing

We’ve got such a wonderful array of talent coming out of the Bayou City, it’s no surprise their recommendations are equally diverse.

05/05/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Choices, Choices, Choices

Houston, We Have Recommendations: Round 2

Houstonia staff share what we’re reading, watching, and listening to now, a month into social distancing.

04/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

5 Things: The Hous-tory Edition

5 Houston-related History Books to Bolster Your Bayou City Pride

Oil, murder, and the Astros. What more could you possibly need?

04/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Never be bored

Houston, We Have Recommendations

Houstonia staff share what we're reading and watching to get through the social distancing.

03/16/2020 Edited by Emma Schkloven

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

Give him a listen

Mo Rocca Digs Up the Past With Mobituaries

The famed humorist and TV correspondent is signing books at the Julia Ideson Building Tuesday.

01/20/2020 By Dianna Wray

Hazardous History

Graphic Novelist Nathan Hale Talks About Highlighting History Through Cartoons

Graphic novelist Nathan Hale talks highlighting history through cartoons.

01/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Presidential Picks

Obama Had Love for Houston in 2019

Here are all the Houstonians who made 44's famous year-end lists of favorites.

12/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Trip Through Time

An Editor's Evolution

Who was that person who hated leftovers, anyway?

12/27/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Get Lit

Susan Choi's Trust Exercise Wins the National Book Award

A Houston-set novel has finally won big.

11/22/2019 By Dianna Wray

Heiress with the Mostess

Aerin Lauder on Houston, Palm Beach, and Her Famous Grandmother, Estée

The legacy—and founder of her own beauty empire—stopped by Longoria Collection this month to promote her new book.

11/18/2019 By Paola Kustra

On the Shelf

Houston Author's Kid Food Details the Struggles of Healthy Feeding

Bettina Elias Siegel's first book offers tips to bring down your children's sugar intake.

11/06/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Talk Gutsy Women, Expanding History, and Turning Texas Blue

The Clintons spoke at UH last week to promote their new book.

10/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Secret Sharer

The Ideal Houston Scavenger Hunt Can Be Found In This Book

Secret Houston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure details all sorts of obscure Houston lore.

10/28/2019 By Chris Gray

risk vs. reward

Saeed Jones on Memoir, Sacrifice, and the Balance of Joy

The How We Fight for Our Lives author gave a wide-ranging interview ahead of his Brazos Bookstore reading.

10/24/2019 By Ryan Pait

trill in tokyo

Kids From the South Explores Japan's Love of Houston Hip-Hop

We talk with independent artist and photographer Jorge Casanova about his latest photobook that follows several Houston rappers on trips from South to East.

10/23/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Books

Kristin Hannah Isn't Afraid to Talk Poop

After the surprise success of The Nightingale, the author comes to Houston to talk The Great Alone.

09/30/2019 By Ryan Pait