Ice House

The Sportswriter Who Predicted the Astros' World Series Win Is Back—With a Book

Ben Reiter's Astroball is the book-length addendum to the now-famous 2014 Sports Illustrated cover story.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 22–24

You're going to need some glitter, honey.

06/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Book Notes

Our Evening with David Sedaris

The author draws a crowd—and then some—at Brazos Bookstore.

06/19/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Inside time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 15–17

Because it gon' rain, and we all need inside things to do.

06/14/2018 By Morgan Kinney

hbd beer

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 8–10

Improvise a weekend of jazz, beer, and rumpus.

06/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

ahoy, summer!

Dive Right Into the Summer of Moby-Dick

Brazos Bookstore's annual summer programming centers on Melville's whale of a tale.

06/04/2018 By Doni Wilson

Life Sentence

Rachel Kushner Wants You to Understand What It's Like on the Inside

The two-time National Book Award finalist reads from her new novel, The Mars Room, that delves into California prison life.

05/22/2018 By Ryan Pait

Shero

A 'Prophetic and Witchy' Dream Led to Paula McLain's Love and Ruin

Turns out Martha Gellhorn was just as exciting as her former husband Ernest Hemingway.

05/16/2018 By Ryan Pait

SATC

Aja Gabel's The Ensemble Follows Four Friends Across a Quarter-Century

Ahead of a Brazos reading, Gabel talks her debut novel, which she mostly wrote from her apartment here in the Heights.

05/14/2018 By Ryan Pait

Poor brendan

Tom Perrotta Loves a Naughty Text Message

The author of Election and The Leftovers comes to Houston to read from Mrs. Fletcher, now out in paperback.

05/02/2018 By Ryan Pait

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This Saturday is Independence Day for Books

Booksellers across the city will celebrate Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day. Here's how.

04/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

Not all Bad

Climate Change is Probably Worse Than You Think, But Let's Not Freak Out About It

William T. Vollmann, a National Book Award winner, arrives in Houston with his two-volume explainer on the realities of and possibilities for Earth's climate future.

04/12/2018 By Ryan Pait

Westword

Obama-Approved Mohsin Hamid Comes to Houston

The celebrated author of Exit West reads Tuesday at Christ Church Cathedral.

04/09/2018 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

Giddy Up

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 16–18

Roller derby, one-woman shows, and country music await.

02/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Poetic Myth

Analicia Sotelo Is the Stuff of Legend

The Houston poet debuts a book of cheeky, surprising poetry that's half autobiography and half myth-making.

02/13/2018 By Chris Becker

Write It Out

How I Found My Pen Pal at Brazos Bookstore

One writer finds post-Harvey solace in physical media and human connections at a club that grew from two friends who loved to write letters.

01/05/2018 By Rachael Holliday

Yes, Quilts!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 3–5

Besides the Astros parade: a Pulitzer appearance, a swanky art party, and a better-than-it-sounds quilt festival.

11/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

If I've lost Cronkite...

Huế 1968 Tells The Story of Vietnam's Forgotten Battle

Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, talks his new book ahead of a Houston visit.

10/17/2017 By Nicholas Bell

Fall Arts Guide 2017

7 Authors and Comedians Coming to Houston This Fall

Inprint kicks off its annual Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, John Mulaney stops by Revention Music Center, and more.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney