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A Beginner’s Guide to Neil Gaiman

He wrote American Gods, the Sandman comics and Coraline. Get excited for his upcoming lecture.

07/04/2017 By Chris Becker

Books

The Boy Who Loved Too Much Tells the Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson's first book follows the life of a 12-year-old with "cocktail party syndrome," which isn't always as cheerful as it sounds.

06/12/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Slideshow

An Evening with Eva Schloss, Step-Sister of Anne Frank

Mrs. Eva Schloss shares her experiences as the childhood friend and stepsister of Anne Frank, including accounts of the publishing of Anne's famed diary.

02/24/2017 With Liz Lopez

Literary Lovelies

2017 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball

Reading, writing and glamour were the orders of the day at the benefit for the group that supports literary endeavors.

02/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Reading

Meet Pushcart Prize-Winning Author Daniel Peña

The UHD professor reads from his award winning short story on Thursday.

02/22/2017 By Amber Tong

Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Spotlights Talented Artists With Disabilities

The annual film and arts festival brings dynamic programming to the Bayou City.

01/26/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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

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

Fall Arts Guide 2016

8 Great Readings and Comedy Shows Coming This Fall

If not Jonathan Safran Foer, then how about a little Jim Breuer?

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Reading

I Was a Revolutionary: An Evolution of Kansas' Socio-Political Landscape

Author Andrew Malan Milward on his latest novel that explores the history of his hometown.

04/26/2016 By Max Jefferson

Poetry

Candles in the Wind: Amber Tamblyn on Her Latest Book of Troubled Tales

The actress and poet looks beyond the spotlight to the stories of Hollywood's ill-fated leading ladies in Dark Sparkler.

04/14/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Lecture

Gods and Monsters of the Amazon

Explorer and archaeologist Ed Barnhart discusses ancient Mayan deities and iconography at HMNS.

03/18/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Lit Inspiration

Houston-Set Novels: A Sampling

Looking for some books to put on your Need-To-Read list? Here's a place to get started.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Readings/Concerts

The piano man, the Barefoot Contessa and the musings of a Texas memoirist

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Entertainment

Fall Arts Preview 2015

One (nervous) arts editor’s guide to the fall’s hottest tickets.

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Readings

Texas Killing Fields

Author René Steinke returns to her native Houston to discuss her novel Friendswood and the process of research.

08/21/2015 By Nick Esquer

Science Talk

Showing Pluto Some Love

The dwarf planet gets some much-deserved affection at HMNS.

08/07/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7-9

Lowers Dens at CAMH, Sara Paretsky at Brazos Bookstore, rock-filled musical Passing Strange, Shakespeare for kids and Cutthroat Eastside Pop-Up Market

08/05/2015 By Nick Esquer

Readings

These Roots Were Made for Talking

Novelist Kent Wascom talks about his latest novel, Secessia, and the Southern heritage that inspired it

07/14/2015 By Nick Esquer