Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR 12/11-17

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of December 11-17, 2017: 

Special Events:
Kwanzaa Fort Worth Poetry & Storytelling, December 16

Half Price Books Kids & YA Book Giveaway (#HarveyRelief), Houston, December 16

Ongoing Exhibits:

River Oaks Bookstore, William Cannady discusses and signs Four Houses: Design for Change, 5PM

Midland
Midland County Library - Downtown, Holiday Open House, 4PM

San Antonio

Thursday, December 14:
Austin
Dallas
World Affairs Council Office, Mark Updegrove will discuss and sign The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, 6PM

Houston
Houston Marriott South, Houston Military Affairs Committee presents Peaceful Bones book signing and presentation by Dr. Samuel Axelrad, M.D., 11:30AM

Katy
James E. Taylor High School Performing Arts Center, Dan Rather presents his new book, What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism, 7PM

Midland
George W. Bush Childhood Home, Laura Bush Literacy Program Reading Event, 4:30PM

Midland County Library - Centennial, Holiday Open House, 4PM

Sugar Land
Deep Vellum Books, Texas launch party celebrating Micheline Aharonian Marcom's new novel THE BRICK HOUSE: The reading will be followed by a conversation with Micheline and visual artist Fowzia Karimi, whose illustrations accompany the work, moderated by Awst's Editor, Tatiana Ryckman, 7PM

El Paso
El Paso Public Library - Memorial Park, Tumblewords Project Workshop: "Writing for the Dark Times" with Donny Snyder, 12:45PM

Galveston
Galveston Bookshop, World heritage photographer Pino Shah signs Galveston Architecture: A Visual Journey, 2PM

Houston

San Antonio
Dead Tree Books, Bárbara Renaud González signs La Nalgas de JLo, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Dusti Sheldon signs Izzy Mae Moves Away, 11AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre, Meet the Author Series: Don Clifford discusses and signs More Zoo Nonsense: The Quest for Kuybera 1PM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, local author Shane Lassetter will sell and sign his YA book Outlast: Geeks Will Gather, 1PM

Waco
Morrison's Gifts, sportswriter Byron Riddle signing Above the Net: 50 Years of the Best Volleyball in Texas, 11AM

Webster
B&N - Baybrook, Meet the Author: J.P. McFarland, 1PM

Sunday, December 17:

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