On the other side of the Atlantic, Ann Patchett has been busy winning her own awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Orange Award for Fiction for her 2001 novel Bel Canto about a bungled terrorist attack. Her latest release is Run, about a fragmented family. See both winners read tonight at 7:30 p.m., courtesy of Inprint, at Zilkha Hall in the Hobby Center, 800 Bagby. For information, call 713-521-2026 or visit www.inprinthouston.org. $5.
Mon., Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m., 2008