Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday Roundup: Texas Literary Calendar Nov 26-Dec 2, 2018

Bookish goings-on in Texas for the week of November 26-December 2, 2018: 

Special Events:
14th Annual Signatures Author Series, The Woodlands, November 30

4th Literacy in the Bag Kick Off, Houston, December 1

8th Annual Writergrrls Book Fest: A Tribute to Debra Winegarten, Austin, December 2

Ongoing Exhibits:
Monday, November 26:
Abilene
Texas Star Trading Co, Gary McCaleb will sign copies of his new book, Treasured Places: Celebrating the Richness of America's Cities and Towns, 4PM

Austin
BookPeople, H.W. BRANDS speaking & signing Heir of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants, 7PM
Amegy Bank Tower, World Affairs Council of Greater Houston hosts Ben Rhodes, author of The World As It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Stephen Gonzalez discussing and signing Getcha Grub On, 5PM

Tuesday, November 27:

Central Library, YMCA Camp Moody presents Melanie Choukas-Bradley, award-winning nature book author and Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, discussing and signing The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life, 6:30PM
The Mix, PuroSlam, 9:30PM

Trinity U, Maverick Lecture: Mark Shields, 7:30PM

Wednesday, November 28:

Dallas
Congregation Shearith Israel, Marilyn Rothstein reading and signing Husbands and Other Sharp Objects, 7PM

Half Price Books Mothership, Super Bowl champion Malcolm Mitchell will discuss and sign copies of his children’s book, The Magician’s Hat, 7PM 
Austin
Texas Capitol Rotunda, Andrew Sansom, Rusty Yates, and David K. Langford signing Seasons at Selah: The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve, 1:30PM

UT, Michener Center for Writers presents a reading with Yiyun Li, 7PM

Buda
YMCA Camp Moody, NATURE BATHING HIKE with Melanie Choukas-Bradley, Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide and author of The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life, 10AM [RSVP]

Canyon
Burrowing Owl Books, High Plains Project hosts a Poetry Circle, 7PM

Friday, November 30:

Dallas
Murder By the Book, Mike Lupica will sign and discuss Robert B. Parker's Blood Feud, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Trinity U, Words Matter: Canine Cosmonaut: The True Story of the First Animal to Orbit Earth with author Kurt Caswell, 6:30PM

Saturday, December 1:


Malvern Books, Austin launch of Isabella Ides’ White Monkey Chronicles, 7PM

St. Edward's U, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Publishing 101: What Authors Need to Know about the Publishing Business" with Leila Sales, 10AM

Buda
Camp Moody, FAMILY CELEBRATION OF NATURE AND FOREST BATHING HIKE with Melanie Choukas-Bradley, Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide and author of The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life, 9AM

Cedar Hill
B&N, The Ultimate Tortilla Press Cookbook: 125 Recipes for All Kinds of Make-Your-Own Tortillas--and for Burritos, Enchiladas, Tacos, and More book signing with Dotty Griffith, 11AM

Corpus Christi
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi Literary Reading Series presents Jeffrey Eugenides, 7PM

Dallas

Denton


Houston
Half Price Books - North Oaks, Local Author Saturdays: Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

Pearland
Sunday, December 2:
Austin
Malvern Books, The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged inclusive open mic, 1PM

Dallas

Mansfield
Half Price Books, Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release, while supplies last

Richardson
The Drawing Board, Writing Workshops Dallas seminar: Surprising Beginnings, Startling Endings  with Amy Bernhard, 3PM

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