Monday, September 1, 2014

Monday Roundup September 1 - 7!

Bookish events in Texas for the week of September 1 - 7, 2014:

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

Monday, September 1:
Apparently no one reads on Labor Day

Tuesday, September 2:


Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Murder by the Book, Louise Penny will sign and discuss The Long Way Home, 6:30PM

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

Wednesday, September 3:
BookPeopleTexas Authors CHRIS & MICHELLE MILLER speaking & signing Where Have All the Storks Gone?, 7PM

Bullock Museum, Dr. Jason Mellard discusses his new book, Progressive Country and traces the complex social factors that shaped the music scene in Austin during the late 1960s and 1970s, 12PM

Meadows Museum, Susan Vreeland will discuss Lisette’s List, 11:30AM

Asia Society Texas Center, Authors & Asia: Xiaolu Guo, I Am China, 7PM

Murder by the BookBrent Weeks will sign and discuss The Broken Eye, 6:30PM

Thursday, September 4:

BookPeoplePediatric Surgeon & Author Catherine Musemeche speaking & signing Small: Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery, 7PM

Bookwoman, Rebecca Allard Speaking & Signing Reckless: A Memoir, 7PM

Hall of State at Fair Park, Doug Swanson will discuss and sign Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker, 6PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Jan Karon will discuss Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good as part of Authors Live!, 6PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Jessica Merchant will meet and greet fans as she signs her debut cookbook, SERIOUSLY DELISH, 7PM

Brazos BookstoreDavid Laskin - THE FAMILY, 7PM

Half Price Books, First Thursdays Poetry Night, 7PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Naomi Nye discusses and signs her new book Turtle of Oman, 4PM

Friday, September 5:
B&N - Arboretum, Meet and Greet Book-Signing With Lori J Swick
Dreaming-The Sacred Art Incubating, Navigating and Interpreting Sacred Dreams for Spiritual and Personal Growth, 2PM

B&N - Sunset Valley, Book Signing With Dr. Jackie Smith Starting Point, Volume 1, 1PM

BookPeopleAustin Author MARI MANCUSI speaking and signing Shattered, 4PM

Bookwoman, Susan Wittig Albert Reading & Signing The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush, 3:30PM

Bullock Museum, Learn more about how the Vietnam War impacted Mexican American communities in Texas in this staff-led discussion of Benjamin Alire Saenz's Names on a Map, 10:30AM

Malvern Books, Nicanor Parra’s 100th Birthday Celebration, 12PM

St. Edward's University, "Mapping Your Novel" with Margo Rabb, 9AM

The Horse's Mouth Bookstore, Open Mic Night, 6PM

B&N - Preston & Park, Book Signing: ''Football and Integration in Plano, Texas: Stay in There, Wildcats'', 3PM

Crow Collection of Asian Art, Adventure Asia Family Days, a family/community program which uses poetry and flash fiction to explore and interpret current exhibits, 12PM

Nasher Sculpture Center, "Target First Saturdays," a family/community program (sponsored by Target) which uses poetry and flash fiction to explore and interpret current exhibits, 12PM

The Wild Detectives, Author Reading: Eric Shonkwiler, Matt Bondurant, & David Eric Tomlinson, 2PM

B&N - Firewheel Mall, Paul Himmelreich Discusses and Signs Garland, Texas (Images of America Series), 2PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Skylar Dorset will discuss and sign THE GIRL WHO NEVER WAS, her debut novel for young adults, 2PM

Houston Public Library - Heights Branch, Public Poetry - September 2014 featuring Jesse Bertron, Jack Brannon, Celestina Guzman Mendoza, and Abe Louise Young, 2PM

Katy Budget Books, Nathan Barber discusses and signs his teacher resource book, What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches, 2PM

Murder by the BookPeter May will sign The Lewis Man and Mark Pryor will sign and discuss The Button Man, 4:30PM

Writespace, Fulfill Your Dream: Writing, Publishing, and Promotion Workshop with Pamela Fagan Hutchins, 1PM

B&N - Shops at Northeast Mall, Karen Harrington:Courage for Beginners, 3PM

B&N, The Miraculous Infant by Jose Rodriguez Sanjuan, MD, 1PM

Ruby Lane Books, Kathy Davis signing Texas Tradeoff and The Stars at Night, 11:30AM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Mollie Bickle Cardwell signing Return to Sandy Creek, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Catherine Musemech signing Small: Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery, 2:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Maricruz Acuña discussing and signing El Camino de Regreso, 11:00

South Padre Island

BookPeopleMysteryPeople Presents Bestselling Author Gregg Hurwitz speaking & signing Don't Look Back, 4pm

BookwomanIn My Bed Magazine: Tongue Issue- READING, 4PM