Stretching back over 500 years, lotería cards, part of a traditional Mexican family game, are full of symbolism and riddles. For Castillo, they are the only way she can come to terms with a sister in critical condition and a father in jail.
Zambrano reads from and signs Lotería at 7 p.m. Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bisson-net. For information, call 713-523-0701 or visit brazosbookstore.com. Free.
Thu., Sept. 19, 7 p.m., 2013