Read "Five Questions for Chef Marcus Samuelsson" and "Lunch with Marcus Samuelsson Provides a Sneak Peek at Pass and Provisions." In case you haven't heard, Chef Marcus Samuelsson was in town last week for a whirlwind day of book-promoting events, including a book signing and cooking class held at ... More >>
One of Shah's own lawyers turned on him to write a book calling him a monster.
It's ladies night - and day - at the Aerosol Warfare gallery
There aren't enough lucky shamrocks in the world to help the characters at the center of this thriller
Murder by the Book is a Houston institution, pretty much the place to go for mystery authors on book tours.The Bissonnet store got some national publicity today, as The New York Times looked at plucky independent booksellers importing a hot new novel from England before its U.S. publication date. ... More >>
What rhymes with success?
Get the inside dish on Broadways masters
It's the landing that's bumpy
The women of Houstons roller derby league get shot
From poetry to revolutions, todays authors cover it all
Monthly Literary Installment Marks Two Years with Poison Girl
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Whenever I see a link to a story about the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints -- and there have been a lot lately, of course -- I can’t help but click on it. And I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. Polygamy holds an undeniable fascination, and the mystery surrounding the FLD ... More >>
Allons danser at Jax Grill's Zydeco Night
Indian-born Chandra joins Cuban-born Montero for an evening of international storytelling
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tells all in a Hillary Clinton biography
British novelist/essayist Nick Hornby will be in town Sunday to promote his latest novel Slam, a story about Sam, a teenager who gets his first girlfriend pregnant. Houston Press Assistant Night & Day Editor Dusti Rhodes talked to Hornby on the phone about the book (which she highly recommends for b ... More >>
NY crime novelist delivers another riveting thriller
Just holding this book is a delight; it’s one of those whose weight and texture just feels great in your hands. And okay so what if you have no idea of the difference between a “great crested flycatcher” and a “brown-crested flycatcher” -- you could learn. Beautiful photographs coupled wi ... More >>
Banned Books? Carol A? We're there! If you happen to be downtown and looking for something to do before happy hour, the ACLU is hosting a Banned Books Week event at the South Texas School of Law at 4:30 p.m. Notable Houstonians, including City Councilwoman Carol Alvarado, will be reading from sele ... More >>
Simon Says Keep yer sinnin' ways outta Katy, Alice. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's heroine Alice seems like your average kid. The high school star of Naylor's Alice series of teen books fauns over her boyfriend, administers well-intentioned advice to her friends and invites female ex-cons to dinner. ... More >>
William July wrote about achieving great relationships. Then he had one.
In Mary Gaitskill's world, human connection is hard to make -- and harder to sustain