Monday, November 17, 2014

Monday Roundup: November 17 - 23

Bookish events in Texas for the week of November 17 - 23, 2014:

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

El Paso Community College Literary Fiesta, November 22

Monday, November 17:
B&N - Arboretum, Anna Todd sign After We Collided and Christina Lauren signs Dirty Rowdy Thing, 7PM

Austin Beerworks, Steve Hindy is in town to talk Craft Beer Revolution, 8PM

Bookpeople, MysteryPeople present New York Times Magazine Writer JOHN CONNOLLY speaking & signing The Wolf in Winter: A Charlie Parker Thriller, 7PM

Malvern Books, readings and a discussion with Valerie Miles, editor of A Thousand Forests in One Acorn, and live Flamenco music from guitarist David Córdoba, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Anne Rice signs her new book, Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles, 5PM

Paul Quinn College, Voices that Matter series: Alison Levine will discuss On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership, 7:30PM

El Paso
The Black Orchid Lounge, Bordersenses Barbed Wire Open Mic, 8PM

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

The Twig Book Shop, Join authors Crystal Henry and P.C. Zick for a “Girls Night In” at The Twig: wine and cheese will be served as the authors discuss their new books: Henry’s humorous look at marriage and kids in Naked Salsa, and Zick’s “gripping and entertaining” romantic thriller Native Lands, 5PM

Wednesday, November 19:
Bookwoman, Catherine Musemeche, MD Reading & Signing- Small: Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery, 7:30PM

Farewell Books, Vortex Release Party with William Cardini, 7PM

Harry Ransom Center, Molly Haskell, film critic and author of Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited, explores the popularity and influence of both the book and film, 7PM

Liberty Bar, Award-Winning Horror Author CHRISTOPHER BUEHLMAN speaking & signing The Lesser Dead, 7PM

Malvern Books, W. Joe’s Poetry Corner with Christopher Carmona, 7PM

Colorado City
Colorado High School, Shilo Harris will speak and sign Steel Will: My Journey Through Hell to Become the Main I Was Meant to Be, 10AM

Half Price Books - Northwest Highway (aka the Mother Ship), John Connolly will discuss The Wolf in Winter, 7PM

The Wild Detectives, Valerie Miles Reading from & Discussing A THOUSAND FORESTS IN ONE ACORN, 7:30PM

Leap Houston, join WOMEN IN CLOTHES contributor Sasha Plotnikova for a clothes swap, 6PM

Thursday, November 20:

Bookpeople, BookPeople and Edible Austin Presents Author and Texas Chef JACK GILMORE
speaking and signing Jack Allen's Kitchen: Celebrating the Tastes of Texas, 7PM

Westwood Country Club, Literary Lunch with Jack Gilmore, author of Jack Allen’s Kitchen: Celebrating the Tastes of Texas, 11:15AM

Heroes Sports Bar & Grill, Dallas Poetry Slam & Open Mic featuring Fatima, 8PM


San Antonio

B&N - Preston/Park, Debjani Mukherjee Biswas discusses and signs Unleash the Power of Diversity Multi Cultural Competence for Business Results, 2PM

B&N - Preston/Park, Larry Pivnick signs The Kilgore Curse, 4PM

Fort Worth
Galveston Bookshop, Ellen Mansoor Collier signs Gold Diggers, Gamblers and Guns, 3PM

B&N - River Oaks, K. S. Love signs Sex, Love, & Kemistry, 11AM

B&N - River Oaks, Adan Medrano signs Truly Texas Mexican A Native Culinary Heritage in Recipes, 2PM

B&N - Westheimer, Robert Park signs The Blueprint, 1PM

B&N - Shops @ North East Mall, Nicole Donascimento Signing The Lucky Nickel, 5PM

B&N - Vista Ridge, George Arnold Signs Kremlin Kerfuffle: Koshki of the CIA, 1PM

B&N, Mike Hancock signs Fallen, 2PM

B&N - Palms Crossing, Meet the Author: Krystal Alanis Linder signs Never Enough Time, 5PM

B&N - Preston & Park, Larry Pivnick will discuss The Kilgore Curse, 4PM

B&N - Preston & Park, Polly Holyoke signs The Neptune Project, 6PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Jay Brandon and Joe Holley Discussion of Shadow Knight's Mate and The Purse Bearer A Novel of Love, Lust and Texas Politics, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Joan Cook Carabin reads and signs One-of-a-Kind Judge: The Honorable Hippo Garcia, 11AM

Viva! Bookstore, Poetry Reading & Book Signing: Love and War, 1PM

South Padre Island
B&N - Arboretum, Howie Richey signs Party Weird Festivals & Fringe Gatherings of Austin, 1PM

Bookpeople, Acclaimed Authors Thomas McNeely & Doug Dorst in conversation, 4PM

Bookwoman, Kid Me Not Reading & Signing with Aralyn Hughes & Local Contributors, 3PM

B&N - Lincoln Park, Marney Makridakis signs Hop, Skip, Jump 75 Ways to Playfully Manifest a Meaningful Life, 3PM

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, JAMES HOWELL signing COUNTDOWN TO ATOMGEDDON, 1PM

B&N - Westheimer Crossing, Bartee Haile Signing Murder Most Texan, 2PM

B&N - Shops @ North East Mall, Heather Stapp Signing The Narrow Path, 12PM

B&N - Shops @ North East Mall, Nick Farrell Signing In Spite of Me, 4PM

San Antonio

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