Monday, October 27, 2014

Monday Roundup: October 27 - November 2!

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 27 - November 2, 2014:

Special Events:
In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César ChávezConfederate Reunion Grounds - Mexia, September 27 - November 30

Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair, Houston, November 1 - 16

26th Annual George West Storytelling Fest, November 1

Monday, October 27:

Plano
B&N - Plano/Creekwalk Village, Meet Newt and Calista Gingrich: Breakout Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the Epic Battle That Will Decide America's Fate, 7PM

Tuesday, October 28:

Dallas
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, Roberta Rich will discuss The Harem Midwife, 7PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Author Smith Henderson will be in conversation with Chris Vognar from the Dallas Morning News about Fourth of July Creek, 7PM

Dallas Children's Theater, book release, Decidí Vivir, 6:30PM

Duncanville
Duncanville Public Library, Dave Lieber will tell funny stories and then sign his books: WatchDog Nation, Dog of My Nightmares, and Bad Dad, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Kathleen Kent - THE OUTCASTS, 7PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Newt and Callista Gingrich will meet and greet customers and sign their new books, 7PM

Costa's Elixer Lounge, Houston Poetry Slam will host Poetry in Reverse, 7PM

Lawndale Art Center, Musical and Literary Ofrenda performed by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Musiqa and Inprint, 6PM

San Antonio

Southtown 101, Puro Poetry Slam!, 9:30PM

Wednesday, October 29:
Austin
BookPeopleAustin Author EDWARD CAREY speaking & signing Heap House: The Iremonger Trilogy (Book One), 7PM

Monkeywrench Books, Jacobin Reading Group, 7PM

Dallas
The Wild Detectives, Blake Kimzey will be reading and signing his new collection of stories Families Among Us, 7PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar Mall, Neal Shusterman signing UnDivided (Unwind Dystology Series #4), 7PM

Houston
Barnes & Noble - River Oaks Shopping Center, Houston Chronicle columnist Bill King launches his new book, Unapologetically Moderate, 6PM

Brazos Bookstore, Smith Henderson - FOURTH OF JULY CREEK, 7PM

Thursday, October 30:
Allen
Allen Public Library, Michael Merschel, editor of book-related articles for The Dallas Morning News, and Will Evans, founder of Dallas' Deep Vellum Publishing, offer their insights on book trends, 7:30PM

Austin
Bookpeople, BookPeople and Edible Austin Present Bestselling Cookbook Author TERRY THOMPSON-ANDERSON speaking & signing Texas on the Table: People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State, 7PM

UT Perry-Castañeda Library, Poetry Reading presented by New Writers Project, 7PM

Dallas
Two Bronze Doors, Pegasus Reading Series: Octavio Quintanilla, author of If I Go Missing, and Erika GDLR, 7PM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, SOMETHING SPOOKY THIS WAY COMES, 7PM

Omni Dallas Hotel Downtown, One Childhood, One Chance Luncheon: Bill Bradley will talk about his book “We Can All Do Better,” 12PM

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Fifth Annual Literature + Medicine Conference, 6PM

Wild Detectives, Julia Reynolds (Blood in the Fields: Ten Years Inside California’s Nuestra Familia Gang) and Alfredo Corchado (Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent Into Darkness) will discuss their works, 7PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Public Library - Central Branch, Robert Haddock from Random House will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on fall and spring titles, 7PM

Frisco
B&N - Stonebriar Mall, Janet Tashjian: Einstein the Class Hamster and the Very Real Game Show, 6PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Michael and Elizabeth O’Brien will discuss and sign the revised version of their stunning photography book THE FACE OF TEXAS, 7PM

Brazos BookstoreShort Story Live: Edgar Allan Poe, 7PM

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, Nick Kotz presents The Harness Maker's Dream, 10:30AM

Eldorado Ballroom, Ligatures: Authors and Artists in Conversation, 7PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Austin author Beth Ann Stifflemire will sign Waiting Hearts, 7PM

The Book Spot, Lee Bacon, author of the middle grade series, Joshua Dread, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Earth Talks: Closing lecture and reception with bestselling author Laurence Gonzales who will discuss his recent book Everyday Survival: Why Smart People do Stupid Things, 6:30PM


Friday, October 31:
Austin
Bookpeople, Acclaimed Childrens' Book Authors CHRIS BARTON & KARI ANNE HOLT
speaking & signing Attack! Boss! Cheat! Code!: A Gamer's Alphabet and Rhyme Schemers

Malvern Books, Tyler Gobble Launches MORE WRECK MORE WRECK with Layne Ransom, Jason Tobin, and music by Lost John, 7PM

Resistencia Bookstore, Flor De Nopal's Day of the Dead Fundraiser Reading, 7PM

College Station
B&N - Author Signing: Beth Ann Stifflemire - Waiting Hearts, 1PM


Houston
B&N - River Oaks Shopping Center, story time and book sighing with Anthony Yanez: A Wild Ride on the Water Cycle, 2PM

Barnes & Noble - Preston and Park, Painting Juliana Book Signing, 2PM

Post
Ruby Lane Books, Author Bear Mills will be signing copies of "The Ecuadorian Deception," 12PM

San Antonio
Viva! Bookstore, Poetry Reading and Book Signing for Braided Stream: A Poetry Duet with Janice Rebecca Campbell and Toni Heringer Falls, 2PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado, 1PM

Sunday, November 2:
Austin
Bookpeople, New York Times-bestselling Author WILLIAM GIBSON speaking & signing The Peripheral, 5PM

Houston
Doshi House, Inprint Poetry Buskers writing poetry on demand (Sunday Streets Houston - 3rd Ward), 12PM

Mansfield
Half Price Books, author Danielle A. Vann and illustrator Amy Zelder will read, sell and sign their new children’s book, Gracie Lou and the Bad Dream Eater, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Diane Lawson reads and signs A Tightly Raveled Mind, 3PM

Sugarland
B&N - First Colony Mall, Bestselling Crime Thriller Author Rebecca Jean Downey, 1PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Rusty Gregory and Alan Chasen: Living Wheat-Free For Dummies, 2PM

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