Monday, November 10, 2014

Monday Roundup: November 10 - 16!

Bookish events in Texas for the week of November 10 - 16, 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

Monday, November 10:
Austin Book & Comics, Farel Dalrymple's Wrenchies tour, 4PM

Bookpeople, MysteryPeople Presents Acclaimed Authors Terry Shames speaking & signing the Samuel Craddock series & Rob Brunet speaking & signing Stinking Rich, 7PM

Monkeywrench Books, Book Discussion- Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation, 7PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Club, Douglas Brinkley will discuss The Nixon Tapes, 5:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Shannon Messenger will discuss and sign EVERBLAZE, the third book in the KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES series, 5PM

Murder By the Book, Stuart Neville will sign and discuss The Final Silence and Paul Charles will sign and discuss Down on Cyprus Avenue, 6:30PM

Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater, Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: Michael Cunningham, 7:30PM

First United Bank, Alvin Lynn will discuss and sign "Kit Carson and the First Battle of Adobe Walls: A Tale of Two Journeys," 4PM

Tuesday, November 11:
Bookpeople, MysteryPeople Presents Texas Fiction Triumverate Miles Arceneaux speaking & signing Ransom Island, 7PM

Bullock Texas State History Museum, Debra Winegarten discusses and signs her book Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist, 2PM

Malvern Books, Raw Paw Reading Series: Mind Maze, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, Ruchama King Feuerman will discuss In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist, 7PM

Fort Worth
TCU Dee J. Kelly Alumni and Visitors Center, Doug J. Swanson will discuss Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, 7PM


University of Houston - Honors College, Discussion and Q&A with Kenyan novelist Ngugi wa Thiong’ o, a 2014 Nobel Prize Nominee and Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irving, reception follows, 4PM

Warehouse Live, Moth StorySLAM: Last Minute, 7:30PM

San Antonio
B&N, San Pedro, Sun Poets' Society Open Mic Poetry, 7PM

Viva! Bookstore, poet Nancy Deen will read from and sign In Love and War, 12PM

Wednesday, November 12:
Allen Public Library, Stephen Fagin, associate curator and oral historian at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, will discuss his book Assassination and Commemoration: JFK, Dallas and The Sixth Floor Museum, 7:30PM

BookPeopleBestselling Author GARTH STEIN speaking & signing A Sudden Light, 7PM

UT - The Joynes Suite, poet Carrie Fountain, 7PM

Half Price Books - Northwest Highway (aka the Mother Ship), Tracy Lawson will sell and sign her new Dystopian Young Adult novel, Counteract, 4PM

Texas Theater, Oral Fixation presents “Train Wreck," 8PM

El Paso
UTEP - Centennial Museum and Welcome Center, Lisa Napoli will discuss and sign Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth, 5PM

B&N - Stonebriar Mall, Shannon Messenger signs Everblaze, 6PM

B&N - Arboretum, Poetry Open Mic, 7:30PM

Bookpeople, Sports Writer JACKSON MICHAEL & Former University of Texas Longhorn DOUG ENGLISH speaking & signing The Game Before the Money: Voices of the Men Who Built the NFL, 7PM

Bookwoman, Second Thursday Open Mic featuring Natalia Trevino, 7:15PM

Harry Ransom Center, Rebecca Solnit speaks about her new book, The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness with book signing to follow, 7PM

Herman Brown Library, Book Signing and Presentation with David K. Langford and Lorie Woodward Cantu, authors of Hillingdon Ranch: Four Seasons, Six Generations, 1:30PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, George Bush signs 41 A Portrait of My Father, 9AM

Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, Rosa Walston Latimer who will speak on her book Harvey Houses of Texas: Historic Hospitality from the Gulf Coast to the Panhandle, 6:30PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Kathryn Harrison will discuss Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Launch Party (Reading & Book Signing) for Crepuscule W/ Nellie by Joe Milazzo, 7PM

El Paso
UTEP - Rubin Center for Visual Arts, BorderSenses Literary Journal will celebrate its 20th issue and 20th anniversary at a release party, 6PM


River Oaks Bookstore, Robin McCorquodale will read and sign Falling into Harmony, 5PM

Rothko Chapel, Mainstreaming Torture: a discussion featuring Dr. Rebecca Gordon and Dr. Sarah Sentilles, moderated by Juan E. Méndez - book signing follows, 7PM

Friday, November 14:
Our Lady of the Lake University - Providence Hall, an afternoon with Nan Cuba, 4:30PM

Saturday, November 15:
Half Price Books - Lincoln Square, Tracy D. Pierce will sign his latest book, The 2 Faces of Leadership: Merging the Best of Both Leadership Styles, 1PM

Austin Public Library - Yarborough Branch, Debra Winegarten discusses and signs her book Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist, 1PM

B&N - Arboretum, Aaron De Orive and Martha Wells discuss and sign Blade Singer, 2PM

Bookpeople, Bestselling Author R. L. STINE speaking & signing Party Games: A Fear Street Novel, 12PM
Dallas Public Library - Preston Royal Branch, Sara Rose Salih, a young Dallas author, discusses her first book for middle schoolers, Tales of a Sevie, 2PM

El Paso

B&N - West Oaks Village, Lora-Marie Bernard signs Lower Brazos River Canals, 12PM

B&N - Westheimer, George Arnold Signing Kerfuffle: Koshki of the CIA, 9AM

Murder By the Book, Mike Vance and John Nova Lomax will sign and discuss Murder & Mayhem in Houston: Historic Bayou City Crime, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Lilas Taha reads and signs Shadows of Damascus, 4PM

LLANO ESTACADO WINERY, Terry Thompson-Anderson signs Texas On the Table, 2PM

Lucky Dog Books (aka Paperbacks Plus), JAMES HOWELL signing COUNTDOWN TO ATOMGEDDON, 1PM


South Padre Island
Bookpeople, Violet Crown Publishers Showcase!, 3PM

Jewish Community Center of Houston, Ari Shavit presents My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, 7:30PM

B&N - The Ecuadorian Deception by Bear Mills book signing, 2PM

Half Price Books, James Howell will sell and sign his book, Countdown to Atomgeddon: The Race to Build the First Atomic Bomb, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Carolyn Osborn Celebrating her new novel, Where We Are Now, 3PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Brian Kilmeade signs George Washington's Secret Six The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution, 1PM

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