Monday, October 13, 2014

Monday Roundup! October 13 - 19

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 13 - 19, 2014:

Special Events:
Love LibrosEl Paso, September 15 - October 15

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

Dallas Comic Con Fan Days, October 17 - 19

Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want Weekend, Houston, October 17 - 18


Monday, October 13:
BookPeopleRICK RIORDAN presents his new book Blood of Olympus at Westlake Performing Arts Center, 6:30PM [SOLD OUT]

Wyly Theatre, Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True Life Tales) presents: Go With The Flow, 8PM

Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater, 2014/2015 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: Deborah Eisenberg & Antonya Nelson, 7:30PM

Tuesday, October 14:

B&N - Lincoln Park, Robin Ganzert: Animal Stars Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors, 7PM

B&N - Stonebriar Mall, Scott WesterfeldAfterworlds, 7PM

Katy Budget Books, Author and international teacher Christy Esmahan signs the three books in her Cantabria American School series, Bueno, Sinco, and Brujas, 6PM 

Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Hunger, 7:30PM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, Meet Author Kimberly Cross Teter - Isabella's Libretto, 7PM

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

Houston Public Library - Central (Julia Ideson), Written Memoirs and a Chican@ Museum: A Touring Lecture on Seminal Work, 6PM

Tootsies, Elements of Style by Erin Gates - Book Signing, 6PM

University of Houston - Honors College, Gwendolyn Zepeda - Houston's Poet Laureate, 2:30PM

Thursday, October 16:
Avaya Auditorium, LUCIE BROCK-BROIDO, 7:30PM

BookPeopleDebut Authors THUG KITCHEN speaking & signing Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give A F*ck, 7PM

BookPeople, Texas Writers' League Third Thursday Panel:"Ghost-Writing: The Secrets of Unseen Authorin," 7PM

The North Door, The October BedPost Confessions, 8PM

South Congress Books, The Face of Texas book signing with Michael & Elizabeth O'Brien, 7PM

Communities Foundation of Texas, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy book signing with Francis Fukuyama, 7PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Dr. Eben Alexander Presents The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife, 7PM

El Paso
UTEP, New Faculty Reading with Tim Z. Hernandez, Andrea Cote & the UTEP Middle Eastern Ensemble, 7PM


B&N - Palms Crossing, Meet the Author: Beatrice de Leon, 4PM

The Woodlands
B&N - Woodlands Mall, Garth Nix: Clariel The Lost Abhorsen, 7PM

Friday, October 17:

Unity Theatre, 6th Annual The Washington County Read: Come and meet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, the author of One Amazing Thing and hear an excerpt from her book, 6PM

College Station
B&N - Lone Star Pavilion, Author Event: Shilo Harris - Steel Will My Journey through Hell to Become the Man I Was Meant to Be, 3PM

Heroes Sports Bar & Grill, Rave at Dallas Poetry Slam, 8PM

Saturday, October 18:
Front Street Books, Roland Wauer shares his latest book, My Wild Life: A Memoir of Adventures within America's National Parks, 6PM


Half Price Books, Jeff Hampton will sell and sign his latest book Jonah Prophet: An Allegory on the Old Testament Tale, 1PM

B&N - River Oaks, Horns by the Bull, Rick Baty, 2PM

B&N - River Oaks, Women of Mystery Faithful Unto Death, 2PM

Inprint House, Speak!Poet event at Inprint House featuring Kevin Prufer & Martha Serpas, 2PM

McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Book Signing: Janis Teppo Brooks - Postcards from Houston: Global Adventures in Your Own Backyard, 12PM

Murder By the Book, Felix Francis will sign and discuss Dick Francis's Damage, 1PM

Writespace, NaNoWriMo 101, 3PM

B&N - Rubber Boots: Poetry for Rainy and Not-so-Rainy Days by Jordan Davidson, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Michael Hodge reads & signs Bilingual Benny Wets His Pants, 10AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado, 1PM

B&N - Circuit City Plaza, Mary Evans reads & signs Thunder and Lightning, 2PM

Sunday, October 19:
Half Price Books - Four Corners, James Howell will sell and sign his book, Countdown to Atomgeddon: The Race to Build the First Atomic Bomb, 1PM

Johnston Middle School, Cool Brains! Inprint Readings for Young People: Meet the Author Roland Smith, 3PM

Katy Budge Books, The Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo, will be in store to sign her books, You Can't Make This Stuff Up and There's More to Life Than This!, 1PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Sarah Stark reads and signs Out There, 3PM

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