Monday, November 24, 2014

Monday Roundup: November 24 - 30

Bookish events in Texas for the week of November 24 - 30, 2014:

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

Ben Wheeler Book Fair, November 29

Monday, November 24:
Bookpeople, Musician, Author, TED talker AMANDA PALMER speaking & signing The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help, 7PM

OPAL DIVINE'S, MysteryPeople Presents NOIR AT THE BAR featuring: Glenn Gray, Matthew McBride, CB McKenzie, & Jesse Sublett

Houston
Katy Budget Books, M. E. May discusses and signs her Circle City Mystery series, featuring the launch of her newest title, Purged, 6PM

Tuesday, November 25:

Dallas
B&N - Preston Royal, Sally Blanton, Andrea Alcorn and Steve Richardson sign 100 Things to Do in Dallas and Fort Worth Before You Die, 2PM

The Wild Detectives, Bonnie Friedman will read and sign Surrendering to Oz, 7PM

Houston
Rice University - Rice Media Center/Rice Cinema, Arts in the Humanities Lecture Series: Anthony Byrt - Clammy Pipes, or Other First World Problems (reception follows), 7PM

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

Wednesday, November 26:
Apparently everyone's cooking...or drinking.

Thursday, November 27:
Thanksgiving holiday - go home people!



Friday, November 28:
Austin
Spider House Ballroom, Testify ATX presents Leftovers (storytelling), 7PM

Saturday, November 29:
Abilene
Texas Star Trading Company, Gus Perini signs (sort of - he's a Basset hound) Tails of Perini Ranch, 1PM

Austin
B&N - Arboretum, P.J. Hoover Meet and Greet Book Signing Tut The Story of My Immortal Life, 2PM

Bookpeople, Authors put indies first on Small Business Saturday! Austin authors Mark Pryor and Edward Carey will be selling today

Bookwoman, Indies First - Author Event with several local authors, including Spike Gillespie, Catherine Musemeche, MD, Pamela Ferguson, Debra Winegarten, Scott Wiggerman, Chandra Washington, Blythe Jewell, Mary Bryant Stafford, and Kelly I. Hitchcock, 12PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farrah, Mark Paulda Signing El Paso 120, 2PM

The Rock House, Bordersenses Barbed Wire Open Mic featuring Charley Barzz, 8PM

Galveston
Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Indies First at Brazos! Come drink, eat cheese, and talk books with Houston writers Mark Dostert and Lacy M. Johnson, 6PM


Writespace, Open Mic Reading, 8PM

Hurst
B&N - Shops @ North East Mall, Laurie Moore Book Signing Getting Mama Out of Hell, 1PM

Lubbock
B&N, Becoming Prince Charming by Stephanie Rankin book signing, 2PM

The Wine Nest, Indies First & Small Business Saturday: wine pairings with local authors and their works, including Kay Ellington & Barbara Brannon (The Paragraph Ranch), Bear Mills (Ecuadorian Deception) and Carol Morgan (Of Tapestry, Time & Tears), 3PM

McKinney
Half Price Books, New York Times bestselling mystery author Deborah Crombie will volunteer as a bookseller as part of the Indies First/Small Business Saturday, 1PM

San Antonio
Paragraphs on Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado, 1PM

Southlake
B&N, Author Signing for Dr. Nathaniel Hearne - Friday Night Lights: Untold Stories From Behind the Lights, 1PM

Sunday, November 30:
Dallas
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Wanda Vassallo will read a story from one of her children’s books and sign, including I Was the Mother of a Baby Duck, Animal Trials and Smiles and Lessons from Finned, Feathered and Furry Friends, 3PM

Lucky Dog Books - Lochwood, JAMES HOWELL Signs COUNTDOWN TO ATOMGEDDON, PM

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