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    November 10, 2010

    Top 10 Rock Tell-All Autobiographies

    ​Craig's Hlist just cracked into his copy of Life, by Keith Richards. It's the first time that the Rolling Stones guitarist and god among men has taken time to document his rock and roll journey for anyone. Sure there have been Stones oral histories from the band, but this is Richards' chance ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    The Year of Magical Thinking

    How Bun B dealt with Pimp C's death.

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    April 8, 2010

    Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: Dorianne Laux and Patricia Smith

    Two women write poems / About life and the Super Dome / Theirs don't tend to rhyme / but still come out fine / Their reading is well worth your time

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    February 18, 2010

    Poets and Writers Ball 2010

    Words twist and phrases turn before and after dinner at Inprint's fundraiser

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    February 12, 2009

    Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: Ha Jin

    The award-winning author reads from his new book, A Free Life

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    National Non-fiction Writers Conference in Texas

    Non-fiction writers who’d like to improve their long-form narrative style and would-be true-story book writers burning to find an agent might want to look into the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Writers Conference of the Southwest ’08. Sponsored by the Mayborn Graduate School of Journalism out of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Review: Legacy of Ashes, by Tim Weiner

    For decades now, the Central Intelligence Agency has reacted to most criticism by saying the agency’s successes are secret while their foul-ups are public. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner puts the lie to that assertion in Legacy of Ashes, a comprehensive, chronological study of the past ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008

    Alice McDermott and Laura Restrepo

    Inprint’s Margarett Root Brown Reading Series hosts a former underground resistance fighter and a Pulitzer Prize finalist

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    February 21, 2008

    Katherine Paterson

    The author of Bridge to Terabithia comes to Houston for Inprint’s Cool Brains series

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    June 29, 2007

    Desperate Dreams

    In Kim Addonizio’s My Dreams Out in the Street, every character has his poison. Protagonist Rita prefers vodka and cranberry; her missing husband Jimmy likes beer; private investigator Gary usually drinks Jack; and his miserable wife Annie swills Chardonnay. Smack, coke and weed figure in, too. I ... More >>

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    January 4, 2007

    Positive Exposure

    Joan Didion became sane again through sharing personal grief

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    October 18, 2006

    A Little Afternoon Ha

    Courtesy of Ha Jin The pragmatic exile: Jin In 1989, Chinese-born Ha Jin was studying at Brandeis University in Massachusetts when the Tiananmen Square Massacre occurred, stranding him in America. So it's not surprising that political uncertainty is a constant theme in his books and Red China a ... More >>