Monday, November 9, 2015

Monday Roundup: November 9 - 15, 2015

Bookish events in Texas for the week of November 9 - 15, 2015: 

Special Events:
Ann & Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair, Houston, November 1 - 15

NaNoWriMo, November 1 - 30

Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States, Wichita Falls, November 1 - December 1

Austin Zine Fest, November 14

12th Annual Texas Author Day, San Marcos, November 15

Monday, November 9:
San Antonio

The Woodlands

Tuesday, November 10:

B&N - Lincoln Park, Roger Stone signs The Clintons' War on Women, 7PM

Hilton Anatole Hotel, Greg Gutfeld presents How To Be Right: The Art of Being Persuasively Correct, 12PM

Richland College, Visiting Writers Series "Shaping Our Nation" presents poet and artist Phinder Dulai, 12:30PM

University of North Texas, UNT Visiting Writers Series presents a reading and book signing by Jill Talbot, 8PM

Fort Worth
Brazos Bookstore, Mary Gaitskill reading and signing THE MARE, 7PM

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, Community Read - Elyssa Friedland: Love and Miss Communication, 7:30PM

Museum of Fine Arts, MFAH Carol and Les Ballard Endowed Lecture Series - A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South with Ronald L. Hurst, author of Southern Furniture, 1680–1830: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection, 6:30PM
Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Gifted, 7:30PM

Hughes Springs
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

San Antonio Public Library - Central, Poetry to the Pueblo: poetic tribute to Texas State Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla will combine her poems with dance, film, music, and dramatic readings by some of San Antonio’s top performing artists, 6:30PM

San Marcos
Wittliff Collections, SAUL SANCHEZ discusses and signs Rows of Memory: Journeys of a Migrant Sugar-Beet Worker, 6PM

Wednesday, November 11:
Half Price Books Mothership, author Joelle Charbonneau will discuss and sign her new Young Adult book Need, 6PM

University of Texas - Dallas, Anlin Ku Lecture Series: Amitav Ghosh discusses his Ibis Trilogy, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
TCU, James McGrath Morris will discuss and sign Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press, 6:30PM


B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Chris Bridges signs The Same Heart, 4PM

San Antonio
Half Price Books - N. Central, Bobby Briscoe will discuss, sell and sign The Jungle Warriors, 2PM

Viva! Bookstore, Voices de la Luna Monthly Literary Evening, 6PM

Thursday, November 12:

The Wild Detectives, Dallas 1st Noir at the Bar with Joe Lansdale, Harry Hunsicker, Scott Montgomery, Eryk Pruitt, Max Booth III, Jedidiah Ayres, Rod Davis, and Oak Cliff’s popular Mad Swirl beat poet Opalina Salas, 7PM

Fort Worth
Fort Worth Public Library, Wordslingers presents Anne Perry, 6:30PM


Brazos Bookstore, Ada Calhoun discussing and signing ST. MARKS IS DEAD, 7PM

Bright Sky Press, 3rd Annual Bright Sky Elves’ Deck the Shelves Event (Proceeds benefit the Delphians Group), 5PM
Murder By the Book, Robert Crais will sign and discuss The Promise, 6:30PM

The Twig Book Shop, Coleen Grissom discusses and signs The World According to Coleen, 6PM

San Marcos
Wittliff Collections, Texas State presents poet Terrance Hayes, 3:30PM

B&N, Grace Revolution: Experience the Power to Live Above Defeat signing with Joseph Prince, 6:30PM

B&N - Preston/Park, Author George Arnold Signing, 1PM

San Antonio
Half Price Books - Stone Ridge, Tamara Yates will sell and sign her middle-grade book, A Magic Book and the Fearie Queen, 12PM

Wings Press 40th anniversary party: an evening of poems, music, and memories with Bryce Milligan, Pamela Uschuk, William Pitt Root, and Bill Fisher, 7PM [RSVP for location]

Saturday, November 14:

MFA Gallery, ARTSPEAK "There Goes the Neighborhood" with Joey Darrell Cloudy, 5PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, El Paso author Nidia Michelle Dacosta will sign Sunset Winks, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "For the Birds 6" with John Williamson , 12:45PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Books & Breakfast with Guest Author Rickey Teems II, 10AM

The Dock Bookshop, Anita Hawkins will be signing and reading The Storm After The Storm, 4PM

Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center, Borderlines Volume Two Book Launch + Celebration, 3:30PM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Pelican Publishing authors Jo and Josephine Harper, authors of WHISTLING WILLIE FROM AMARILLO, TEXAS, Roberta Baird, illustrator of RUNAWAY PUMPKIN PIE MAN, and Marci Izard, author of NOURISHING YOUR WHOLE SELF: A Cookbook with Feelings, will meet and greet customers, 11AM

Brazos Bookstore, Leon Hale signing ONE MAN’S CHRISTMAS + reception, 2PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Natalie May Bolger discusses and signs The Grand Festive Picnic, 4PM

University of Houston - Cullen Performance Hall, Giada De Laurentiis – Happy Cooking Book Tour, 8PM

No Label Brewing Company, Robert Jacobus signs Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century, 2:30PM

Missouri City
Fort Bend County Libraries - Missouri City Branch, for NaNoWriMo local author and editor Afshan Malik discusses writing methods to complete your manuscript, 2PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre Bookstore, We'll Live Tomorrow book signing, discussion and wine/cheese reception with author, Will Everett, 6PM

Sugar Land
B&N, The Barnes & Noble Cookie Bake-Off!: Top 75 Recipes from Around the Country book signing with the finalist, 2PM
Sunday, November 15:
BookPeople, Austin Author GREG LEITICH SMITH speaking & signing Borrowed Time, 2PM

BookPeople, Meet & Greet With ROSANNA PANSINO Youtube Star and Author of The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: Sweet Treats for the Geek in All of Us, 7PM

BookWoman, Kid Me Not Reading & Signing with Aralyn Hughes and contributors, 4PM

Half Price Books - N. Lamar, Christopher Kelly will sell and sign Italy Invades: How Italians Conquered the World, 1PM

Malvern Books, Creative Minds of Texas Authors: Day Two with Bert Bebe, Marjorie Brody, and B Alan Bourgeois, 2PM

Half Price Books Mothership, author and entrepreneur Tiffany Sunday will sell and sign Dyslexia’s Competitive Edge: Business and Leadership Insights and Strategies for Dyslexic Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Professionals, 1PM

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tale-ing through Time: Jewish Storytelling in “Roman Vishniac Rediscovered” presented by storyteller Rabbi Dan Gordon, 3PM

B&N, Mario Bosco signing From Hospitals to Hollywood, 1PM

San Antonio

The Woodlands
B&N, Jo and Josephine Harper sign Whistling Willie from Amarillo, Texas, 2PM

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