Monday, February 1, 2016

Monday Roundup: February 1 - 7

Bookish events in Texas for the week of February 1 - 7, 2016:      

Special Events:
Long-Bin Chen's The Book Garden sculpture exhibit, San Antonio, December 10 - February 20

Shakespeare in Print and Performance, Austin, December 21 - May 29

Encounters and Discoveries in Literature: Celebrating Arte Público Press and Twentieth Century Latina/o Literature, Houston, January 18 - June 30

In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez, Wichita Falls, February 1 - March 5

BOOKWORM FESTIVAL, Houston, February 6

MI CASA ES SU TEATRO – 2016 (FronteraFest), Austin, February 6

Monday, February 1:
Blue Willow Bookshop, Jory John will discuss and sign his new picture book, I LOVE YOU ALREADY, 5PM

Murder By the Book, K.A. Tucker will sign and discuss He Will Be My Ruin and Terry Shames will sign and discuss The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake, 6:30PM

Texas Tech - English Auditorium, Creative Writing Program Reading Series featuring Diane McWhorter, 7:30PM

San Marcos
TSU - Alkek Library, Wittliff Collections reading series presents Mary Szybist, 3:30PM

Friday, February 5:
Asia Society Texas Center, Asia Society Lecture: Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, author of The True Source of Healing, presents "Breath as Medicine," 7PM

Harris County Public Library – County Freeman Branch, Robert Jacobus discusses and signs Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century, 10:30AM

Saturday, February 6:
B&N - Preston/Royal, Kurt Boxdorfer signs The Inside Out Speaker, 2PM

Emily Fowler Central Library, "Frack Talk" with TWU Sociology professor Jessica Gullion, author of Fracking the Neighborhood, and UNT Philosophy professor Adam Briggle, author of A Field Philosopher’s Guide to Fracking, 1PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Author Storytime Reading: Norma Soto presents Florie, 11AM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Yes we Kandinsky! with Mónica Gómez, 12:45PM

B&N - Stonebriar, I Love You Already! reading and signing with Jory John, 2PM

B&N - Firewheel Mall, George Arnold signs Beijing Ding-a-Ling: Mao of the CIA, 10AM

B&N - River Oaks, Roger Hutchison signs Under the Fig Tree: Visual Prayers and Poems for Lent, 11AM

B&N - River Oaks, Sequoia Schmidt signs Journey of Heart, 2PM

B&N - Westheimer Crossing, Teylor High signs The Summer Hook Up, 12PM

Murder By the Book, Bruce McCandless will sign and discuss The Black Pool of Cyrenaica, 4:30PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Russell J. Sanders reads from and signs Colors, 3PM

The Printing Museum, Paper-making class, 10AM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, Janelle Friedman signs You Are Invited, 1PM

B&N - Creekwalk Village, Tye Caldwell signs Mentored by Failure: A 5-Point Guide to Long-Term Success in the Beauty and Style Industry, 3PM

San Antonio
BookPeople, Bestselling Author TYLER KNOTT GREGSON speaking & signing All the Words are Yours: Haiku on Love, 7PM

Half Price Books, local author Ceaser Conrad will sell and sign his relationship book, Cupid’s Concern, 1PM

Clarendon College Library, Meet the Authors with Jodi Thomas, Linda Broday, Lisa Bilbrey, Bethany Claire, and Valerie Conrad, 4PM

B&N - Preston Royal, James Howell signs Countdown to Atomgeddon - Europe: The Race to Build the First Atomic Bomb, 1PM

B&N - Golden Triangle Mall, Hattie Bryant signs I'll Have it My Way, 1PM


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