Monday, November 2, 2015

Monday Roundup: November 2 - 8, 2015

Bookish events in Texas for the week of November 2 - 8, 2015: 

Special Events:
Ann & Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair, Houston, November 1 - 15

NaNoWriMo, November 1 - 30

Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States, Wichita Falls, November 1 - December 1

George West Storyfest, November 6 - 8

5th Annual Author Showcase, Winnsboro, November 7

EPCC Lit Fiesta, El Paso, November 7

McAllen Book Festival, November 7

Murder By the Book, Steven Saylor will sign and discuss Wrath of the Furies, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Reading and signing with poet Colin Halloran, 5PM

Tuesday, November 3:
Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Newt Gingrich sign Duplicity, 7PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Callista Gingrich signs Christmas in America, 7PM

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Judith B. Tankard (Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden), Diane Dorrans Saeks (Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors) and Meryle Secrest (Elsa Schiaparelli: A Biography) are the featured authors of the ninth annual A Writer’s Garden Literary Symposium and Luncheon, 9:30AM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Penguin Teen on Tour with Ally Condie, Jandy Nelson, and Meg Wolitzer, 7PM

SMU - McCord Auditorium, Professors Adam Arenson and Andrew Graybill present Civil War Wests: Testing the Limits of the United States, 5:30PM

Denton
B&N, Let's Kill Mom: Four Texas Teens and a Horrifying Murder Pact book signing with Donna Fielder, 6PM
Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: , 6:30PM

Murder By the Book, Nancy Martin will sign and discuss the first Miss Ruffle mystery, Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything, 6:30PM

Sachse
Sachse Public Library, NaNoWriMo event with author Taylor Stevens, 6PM

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

The Twig Book Shop, Jim Harter discusses and signs Early Automobiles A History in Advertising Line Art, 5PM [Due to Jim's unexpected passing, this event will be a memorial event to celebrate Jim's life with friends, family, and fans.]

Wednesday, November 4:

Dallas
Dallas Public Library - Central, Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor present Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, poet Colin D. Halloran presents Icarian Flux, 7:30PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, Newt Gingrich signs Duplicity, 7PM


Round Rock
The Book Spot, Reception for area librarians, 4PM

Austin
B&N - Lincoln Park, Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck book signing with Jon Acuff, 7PM

SMU - Perkins Prothro Hall, Joshua Rovner (Fixing the Facts) will moderate a discussion on “The Rise of ISIS” with Joby Warrick (Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS) and Caitlin Talmadge (The Dictator’s Army: Battlefield Effectiveness in Authoritarian Regimes), 5:30PM

Houston
Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, Orhan Pamuk presents A Strangeness in My Mind, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Tess Gerritsen will sign and discuss Playing With Fire, 6:30PM


Pachyderm Club, Bill Boyce presents Miss Fortune’s Last Mission: Uncovering A Story of Sacrifice & Survival, 11AM


Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio Express-News Book and Author Luncheon, 10AM

Friday, November 6:



Monkeywrench Books, Invisible in Austin with Dr. Javier Auyero, et al, 6:30PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, John Corbett discusses and signs MICROGROOVE, 7PM

Fox & Hound Bar & Grill, Scriptwriters/Houston presents the 4th Annual Tournament of Monologues, 6PM


Lubbock
Saturday, November 7:
Allen
Allen Public Library, Carole Nelson Douglas (Good Night, Mr. Holmes) and Sherlock Holmes scholar Don Hobbs are the keynote speakers at the Sherlock Holmes in Popular Culture symposium, 9AM

Austin


Malvern Books, Pablo Miguel Martínez launches CUENT@ with Liliana Valenzuela, 7PM

Natural Gardener, Judy Barrett signs Easy Edibles: How to Grow and Enjoy Fresh Food, ?

Resistencia Bookstore, Poetry y Plática with Maya Chinchilla, 5PM


Dallas
Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Falling" with Julia Quintanar, 12:45PM

Houston
Blue Willow Bookshop, Anna Mitchael will discuss and sign COPYGIRL, 2PM

Brazos Bookstore, Kimbilio in Houston with Mat Johnson, Sanderia Faye, Talisha Shelly, Julia Brown, and Adrienne Perry, 7PM

Half Price Books - Montrose, Shirley Jordan will sell and sign her books, Following My Mother’s Footsteps and I’m Not Superwoman, 1PM


The Twig Book Shop, Fancy Tea and Fantasy Authors with Martha Wells, Stina Leicht, Amanda Downum, Patrice Sarath, and J. M. McDermott, 5PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre Bookstore, Robert Jacobus signs Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century, 1PM

Sunday, November 8:

Richardson

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