books

The George Eliot of Friendswood

Celebrated author René Steinke discusses her novel, set in the small town where she grew up.

10/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Cuisine and Culture

Cajun Food for the Football Soul

Houston author and entrepreneur pens a love letter to his home state—and LSU football—in the form of a recipe book.

08/27/2014 By Chris Abshire

Clutch City

5 Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores to Visit This Bookstore Day

Online retailers just can’t match the human touch of these local shops.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Ice House Interview

Interview: Jennifer Mathieu, Author

A new young-adult novel aims to tell the truth about “sluts” and “players”.

06/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Get Lit

Montrose: Home to Hipsters for 30 Years

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

02/24/2014

Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

On the Road

The 10 Strangest Dining Recs in Moon Handbooks' Guide to Houston

Try Corner Bakery for breakfast, and other dubious insights.

01/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Time Travel

How to Be the Perfect Bride...in 1957

A 56-year-old book sheds light on what was expected of the "modern" wife in the kitchen.

11/18/2013

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Texas Beaches

Five Hot New Books...

...and the beaches to read them on.

07/05/2013 By Kerry H.

Books

Lady Bird Johnson

Author who knew the former First Lady for decades talks about Lady Bird and his new book

04/23/2013 By Eric Harrison

Books

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Houston's first poet laureate kicks off festivities at Discovery Green children's book event

04/19/2013 By Eric Harrison

Books

Houston Indie Book Festival

Celebrate books with readings, workshops, music, tours and yoga - yoga? - Saturday on the Menil lawn

04/18/2013 By Eric Harrison

Film

More Than Three Decades Later, The Shining Shines On

With a documentary screening this weekend at MFAH and both a movie prequel and a novel sequel on the way, The Shining is the gift that keeps on giving

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison