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

Perfect Party

October's Perfect Party: Hey-We-Made-Vows Edition

We don't know about you, but we always get excited when one of our own makes the New York Times Vows section.

09/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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Lucky Town Tells a Houston Detective Story

Set in the Bayou City and beyond, Peter Vonder Haar's debut novel sparkles with wit and local tidbits.

09/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Last Words

Levee Confronts Existential Anxiety With Paul Otremba's Most Potent Poetry

The late Rice professor turned in his final collection of poems in the throes of stomach cancer.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Don't End, Summer

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 16–18

Book readings, dad rock outings, and more.

08/15/2019 By Morgan Kinney

This one's about Houston!

Here's Another Article About Jia Tolentino

She's from Houston, and she loves Shipley's. Famous writers: They're just like us!

08/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Books

Appreciating the Architecture of Fiona Davis

With each of her books centered on a specific building, The Chelsea Girls looks inside New York's Chelsea Hotel.

08/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

Bayougraphy

The Voice of a Generation Was Forged In Houston

Jia Tolentino's first essay collection, Trick Mirror, contains startling insights arrived upon through the New Yorker staff writer's own bizarre life experiences, many of which took place right here in Houston.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Gabriel Allon

The New Girl is Daniel Silva's 'Brilliant' New Thriller

The best-selling author talks his latest Gabriel Allon book, a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of Saudi-Russian entanglement.

07/18/2019 By Holly Beretto

Page turner

These Are the 2019-2020 Inprint Readers

The literary nonprofit's lineup includes big names like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Gilbert, and more.

07/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Thunder Cake Forever

Author Ocean Vuong Talks Thunder Cake, Destructive Creativity, and the Myth of Timelessness

"I’m not so interested in being timeless. I’m more interested in being present in the world that we live in at the moment."

06/05/2019 By Ryan Pait

Books

Tom Abrahams Says Goodbye to His ​Traveler​ Series

Harbor will be one of four books the prolific author and Channel 13 anchor will publish in 2019.

06/05/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Perfect Party

June's Perfect Party: Summer-in-the-City Edition

Hurricanes are definitely not invited.

05/24/2019 By Catherine Matusow

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Celeste Ng Talks Generosity, Kindness, and Details of the Hulu Adaptation

The best-selling author of Little Fires Everywhere stops in Houston this week.

05/20/2019 By Ryan Pait

Shades of Gray

Gray Malin Talks Texas, Italy, and His Iconic Aerial Photography

The Dallas native comes to Houston next week for a signing of his latest photography book, ITALY.

05/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Publishers Clearing House

This New Site Compiles Houston's Literary Scene into One Place

ReadHouston.com wants to be your one-stop shop for independent bookstores.

05/08/2019 By Holly Beretto

Ice House

Houston Noir Reveals the Bayou City In All Its Seedy Glory

The new short story collection explores the murder, betrayal and brujería lurking everywhere from River Oaks to the Ship Channel.

04/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney