Monday, August 11, 2014

Monday Roundup! August 11 - 17

Bookish events in Texas for the week of August 11 - 17, 2014:

Special Events:
Literary Inspirations: The Art of Carl Köhler, Houston Central Library, July 28 - September 19, 2014

Texas Writers Exhibition, Montgomery County Memorial Library, August 1 -31

Gonzales County Jail Museum and THMD Visitor Center, Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States Exhibition, August 4 - 29

Word Around Town Poetry Tour 2014, Houston, Aug 10-16

Monday, August 11:
Bookpeople, Bestselling Author AMY BLOOM speaking & signing Lucky Us, 7PM

Brazos BookstoreMurakamania Midnight Release Party: Join us for the midnight release of Haruki Murakami’s newest novel, COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE, 10PM

Murder By the BookSpencer Quinn will sign and discuss Paw and Order and David Rosenfelt will sign and discuss his new book, Hounded, 6:30PM

Tuesday, August 12:
Bookpeople & Austin Pets Alive! present New York Times Magazine Writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis speaking & signing Travels with Casey, 7PM

Every Tuesday night at Spiderhouse, poetry, score cards and cash prizes come together for an evening of competitive art.
B&N, San Pedro, Sun Poets' Society Open Mic Poetry, 7PM

The Twig Book ShopPoets Showcase at the Twig, 7PM

Wednesday, August 13:
BookPeople, Nixon Historians DOUGLAS BRINKLEY & LUKE NICHTER speaking and signing The Nixon Tapes, 6PM

Bookwoman, Joanne Blackerby speaking & signing Training Effects, 7PM

Dr. Sue's Chocolate, Author Shawna Seed will read from her latest novel, Not in Time, 7PM

Murder By the BookJaye Wells will sign and discuss Cursed Moon, 6:30PM

Thursday, August 14:
B&N - Arboretum, Poetry Open Mic, 7:30PM

BookPeople, Austin Native and Author PETER BARBOUR speaking and signing The Brothers Hogan: A Fort Worth History, 7PM

BookwomanSecond Thursday Open Mic featuring Ebony Stewart, 7:15PM

Centraltrak: The UT Dallas Artists Residency, Panel Discussion Hosted By Lee Escobedo, 7PM


Monkeywrench BooksMonkeywrench Books benefit w/ Karaoke Underground, Phantom Fox and The Villettes!, 9PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, James Rollins to sign The 6th Extinction (Sigma Force Series), 7PM

Fort Worth
Kimbell Art Museum, Artful Readings: 'The Samurai Banner of Furin Kazan,' by Yasushi Inoue, 5:30PM

Writespace Houston, Houston Writers Guild presents Tides of Possibility Reading and Book Launch, 8PM

B&N, Broadus Spivey and Jesse Sublett will be signing copies of their new release Broke, Not Broken: Homer Maxey's Texas Bank War, 7PM

San Antonio
San Antonio Museum of Art, Fill Your Lungs with Fresh Air: Matisse and Writing with Gemini Ink, 6:30PM

Saturday, August 16:

Blanton Museum of Art, Psychologist Hal Herzog, a leading researcher in the study of human-animal interactions and author of Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals, 1PM

BookPeople, National Bookstore Day for the BookPeople Nation, all day

BookPeople, Award-winning Authors KATHI APPELT and RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA and
MOGIE!, 12:30PM

B&N, Kisha Simmons speaking and signing Texas and the City: The Journey Less Traveled, 1PM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, Poets on X Series: Opalina Salas and kYmberly Keeton, 7PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Public Library - Central Branch, Author Roundup: Celebrate local, published authors of books for children and teens. Attend a panel discussion that will teach you to read critically and write confidently. Book signing to follow; authors’ books for sale at program, 1PM

B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Author: Lesa Nickelson French and The Truth About Us, 2PM
B&N - Creekwalk Village, Release Event for Author Jaye Wells' Cursed Moon, 2PM

B&N - Preston/Park, Karen Harrington:Courage for Beginners, 3PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Martha Louise Hunter signing Painting Juliana, 2PM

San Antonio
Viva! Bookstore, Zentangle in August with Ginny, 10AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado, 1PM

Sunday, August 17:
Fort Worth
B&N - Hulen, Author event: Rebecca Behrens, Tara Dairman, Polly Holyoke and K.A. Holt, 4PM

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