Reading

Add This Local Writer's Collection to Your Must-Read List Now

Chanelle Benz discusses her dazzling debut, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, this Thursday at Brazos Bookstore.

01/18/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Liquid Diet

A New Cookbook Shares the Best Houston Soups & Sips

Authors Erin Hicks and Jodie Eisenhardt include recipes for 60 of the city's best restaurant soups.

01/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Reading

Southern Women’s Complex Lives Are at the Center of Always Happy Hour

Mary Miller reads from her new short story collection at Brazos Bookstore this month.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bookend

Top 5 Books of 2016 (Plus: Upcoming Readings in Houston)

It's not too late to read this year's buzziest tomes.

12/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

Curtis & Windham Celebrate 25 Years of Timeless Residential Style

The firm that has defined traditional architecture in Houston has released its first book, a gorgeous retrospective.

12/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

How to Design a Vacation Lifestyle Like the Novogratz

A new book peeks inside their bohemian getaway—and shares how to make your home an exotic escape.

11/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Paging Bookworms

Don't Miss These 5 Readings at Brazos Bookstore

Hit the books this October alongside acclaimed authors—including a Rice alumni and former UH professor.

10/11/2016 With John Parent

Banned Books Week

5 Books Currently Banned or Restricted in Texas Schools

De-shelved books from school libraries continue to speak volumes about censorship.

09/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Making a Murderer

Life After 12 Years on Death Row

At Brazos Bookstore, a new book about a now-infamous Houston trial, conviction and exoneration.

09/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Culture Compass

Ann Patchett on Her Newest Novel and the Future of Local Bookstores

The Nashville novelist reads from her lastest, Commonwealth, tonight at the Alley Theatre.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

The 5 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This Fall

Brazos Bookstore staffer Benjamin Rybeck recommends the best page-turners for the upcoming season.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Club

Don't Forget About Houston's Independent Bookstores

Skip ordering a dog-eared copy of The Catcher in the Rye from Amazon and support these beloved bookstores instead.

08/12/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Mischief Managed

Brazos Bookstore Hosts Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Release Party

Save the date (and stay up late!) for the midnight debut of J.K. Rowling's latest work this Saturday.

07/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Club

These Bayou City Books Need to Be in Your Beach Bag

Don your sunglasses and curl up under an umbrella with one of these engrossing, Houston-set tomes.

07/19/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Book Club

10 New Reads That'll Have You Booked This Summer

Beach bums or recovering Netflix addicts will flip for these hot-off-the-press page turners (including a Houston-based novel!).

07/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Reppin' H-Town

Houston's Megan Silianoff Talks Copiers, Cancer and Confidence on The Everygirl

Featuring 'Don't make out with boys you work with,' and other advice learned from a decade of hustling.

06/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Book

Former Texans Player Wade Smith Tackles Children's Book

In Smitty Hits the Play Books, the NFL veteran discusses his own experience handling school and football.

04/28/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Bayougraphy

How Life Feels for Best-Selling Author Justin Cronin

A Houston author, and a trilogy of books about much more than vampires.

04/28/2016 By Daniel Carlson

Scandal

Party Time: Sex, Lies and 1950s River Oaks

New novel The After Party explores what went on behind the thick, silk curtains.

04/28/2016 By Nick Esquer