Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday Roundup: TEXAS LITERARY CALENDAR September 10-16, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of September 10-16, 2018: 

Special Events:
Heritage Auctions: Rare Books & Maps, Dallas, September 13

Texas Word Wrangler Festival, Giddings, September 13-15

Literacy Instruction for Texas presents Toast to Literacy, Dallas, September 14

Jaipur Literature Festival, Houston, September 14-15

Picture Book Retreat for Authors & Illustrators, Temple, September 14-16

Ongoing Exhibits:

The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust exhibition (from the book The Texas Liberators: Veteran Narratives from World War II), Houston, September 7-October 28
Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, & Giovanni Regano reading & signing ILLEGAL, 7PM

Murder By the Book, William Kent Krueger will sign and discuss Desolation Mountain, 6:30PM

Tuesday, September 11:

Houston
Blue Willow Bookstore, Mac Barnett will discuss and sign MAC UNDERCOVER, 5PM

Brazos Bookstore, Randy Kennedy reading and signing PRESIDIO, 7PM

Congregation Emanu El, Preservation Houston's History in Print author series presents architect and architectural photographer Bronson Dorsey discussing his new book, Lost, Texas: Photographs of Forgotten Buildings, 6:30PM

Warehouse Live, The Moth Houston StorySLAM presents "Education," 7:30PM

San Antonio

Houston
Avant Garden, Write about Now Poetry Open Mic featuring Travis Snell, 7:30PM

Brazos Bookstore, Sarah Bird reading and signing DAUGHTER OF A DAUGHTER OF A QUEEN, 7PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Mimi Swartz discussing and signing Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart, 5PM

World Affairs Council of Greater Houston, Diana Untermeyer discussing Qatar: Land, Sea and Sky, 6PM

San Antonio
UIW Concert Hall, Distinguished Speakers Series presents Anthony Graves, an exonerated Texas Death Row prisoner and author of Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul, 7PM

Thursday, September 13:
Austin
Deep Vellum Books, Dr. Mike Brooks discussing and signing Tech Generation:Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World, 7PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Leslie F. Halleck will discuss and sign her new book, Gardening Under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers, 7PM

Interabang Books, Timothy Krause discussing and signing FINDING THEO, 7PM

Houston

Rice U - Fondren Library, "Feminism, Production, and Reproduction:" A free public lecture delivered by Elissa Braunstein, co-editor of Feminist Economics, 4PM

Friday, September 14:
BookPeople, GARY SHTEYNGART speaking and signing Lake Success, 7PM [ticketed event]

Malvern Books, Borderless: Conversations on Art, Action, and Justice with Rinku Sen, author of The Accidental American and Stir It Up: Lessons on Community Organizing, 7PM

Dallas
Deep Vellum Books, Launch Party for Fangoria Presents: Our Lady of the Inferno, 7PM

Heroes Lounge, Dallas Poetry Society hosts Girls Night Out - Poetry Night, 8PM

Interabang Books, Sam Wyly discussing and signing DALLAS GOT IT RIGHT, 1PM
Houston
The Ballroom at Bayou Place, DeRay Mckesson discussing ON THE OTHER SIDE OF FREEDOM, 7:30PM

Saturday, September 15:

El Paso
B&N - Sunland Park, Fort Bliss, Texas signing with John Hamilton, 2PM
Houston



Dead Tree Books, Lynn Maverick Denzer signing Old Villita and La Villita Continues, 2PM

The Twig Book Shop, Melissa and Jim Riche signing Mod Mirage: The Midcentury Architecture of Rancho Mirage, 11AM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, Jon Finkel signing The Athlete: Greatness, Grace and the Unprecedented Life of Charlie Ward, 1PM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, local author R.R. Born will sell and sign her fantasy book, May Day: A Gray Witch Novel, 1PM

Tomball
Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue, Wyatt McSpadden signing TEXAS BBQ: Small Town to Downtown, 11AM

Sunday, September 16:
Half Price Books - Mother Ship, local author Steve Kravetz will sell and sign his novel, A Marijuana Man: A Dealer's Diary, 1PM

San Antonio
Dead Tree Books, R.W. Beckett signing his poetry collection, Soliloquy, 2PM

Landa Library, Author Visit: Gabriela Gonzalez, PhD, presents Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights, 3PM

The Twig Book Shop, 2019 Texas Poetry Calendar at The Twig, 6PM

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